Catering Coordinator

Canyon Market

Jan 10, 2018 - Glen Park


Catering Coordinator, Canyon Market

Glen Park, San Francisco - Full-time

Position Summary

Canyon Market, a San Francisco neighborhood natural foods store, is seeking a full-time Catering Coordinator to lead our growing catering business. As a member of our team, you will be accountable for the leadership, development and direction of smooth, efficient and profitable operations for all catering programs including corporate lunches, retail platters, box lunches, in-store holiday tasting events, and special orders of our prepared foods. We are looking for people with positive attitudes, who thrive in a fast-paced work environment and who know how to work with a team.

The qualified candidate will have a college or culinary school degree and some food production and retail business experience. Additionally, the candidate will have proven cooking and kitchen skills, thorough product understanding, be self-motivated, highly organized and be a customer service wizard.

What You Will Bring to the Team

  • Enthusiasm to assist customers accurately and quickly
  • At least 2 years food service industry (or related) experience
  • Ability to follow directions and adhere to established procedure
  • Superior detail orientation and exceptional communication skills
  • Excellent time management and priority setting skills
  • An appreciation for natural and organic products


  • Direct production of catering orders and facilitating production of catering orders
  • Coordinating dispatch and delivery of orders through third-party services
  • Quality control and training
  • Direct sales, marketing prospective and lapsed clients
  • Constant learning about food, ingredients, cooking and the food system
  • Working closely and in harmony with kitchen staff to ensure timely and gorgeous platters
  • Upholding safety and sanitation standards
  • Administrative tasks related to ordering, maintaining supplies and reconciling payments

About our Team

  • You’ll join a team of outstanding staff members using world-class recipes to serve a voracious and appreciative customer base.
  • Our company works hard to ensure the success of staff members.
  • We appreciate hard work and promote our wholesome products with zeal
  • Our team includes some of the most talented bakers, buyers, butchers, cooks and service people in the natural and specialty foods sector

Our Benefits

  • Competitive salaries
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Vacation, 401(k)
  • Store discount
  • Easy commute, one block from BART
  • Flexible schedules within the demands of the department

Physical requirements of this position include

Continuous carrying of loads greater than 25lbs. Regular standing, walking, bending, reaching, sitting, occasional climbing, stooping, twisting and fine manipulations, Occasional exposure to cold, heat and water; rare exposure to dust and fumes.

About Canyon Market

Founded in 2006 by food veterans Janet and Richard Tarlov, who manage the store, Canyon Market serves the shoppers of Glen Park and beyond. We focus on fresh, all-natural home-made prepared foods and bread, while offering a full selection of groceries, produce, meat and seafood, beer and wine. Our 100 employees work as a big, extended family to delight our customers, grow the company, and add something special to our community. See our Instagram, Facebook, Glassdoor reviews and Website.

If you’re a proven and diligent team partner having a desire to join our team, we’d like to hear from you!

At Canyon Market, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our workers, our products and our community. Canyon Market is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal career opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


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