Director of Events & Catering

What Does A Director of Events & Catering Do?

A Director of Events & Catering for a restaurant group is responsible for organizing and working in special events including weddings, birthday parties, or corporate events.

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How Do I Become A Director of Events & Catering?

A four-year bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, marketing, business, or a related field will definitely help someone to obtain this position.¬† A degree in a culinary arts or management program may also be helpful.

What is the Average Salary For A Director of Events & Catering?

High – 83,000
Median – 47,000
Low – 25,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Director of Events & Catering?

  • English¬†– As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Business
  • Hospitality
  • Marketing
  • Psychology
  • Culinary Arts

What Is The Work Environment For A Director of Events & Catering?

A Director of Events & Catering may work in a restaurant or any hospitality-type setting or for a party planning organization.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Director of Events & Catering?

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

References

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

What Degrees Should I Consider If I Want To Be A Director of Events & Catering?