Minor League Food Service & Catering Coordinator

Chicago Cubs
Mesa, Arizona

Job Purpose:   We are seeking a food service and catering coordinator that is highly organized, efficient, and punctual to manage the food service and catering needs of our players and staff remotely. The coordinator is responsible for organizing and coordinating meals for the team daily, working with on-site contacts at the affiliates to manage food preparation and presentation needs according to leadership, inventory and maintenance, and communicating with third party vendors.

To be successful in this position, the ideal candidate must be professional, personable, provide excellent customer service, and demonstrate cost management skills. The ideal candidate would also have relevant work history in the food service or hospitality industries.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Participate on all zoom/calls regarding Player Development and Performance (nutrition, S&C, medical, fundamentals
  • Work closely with Performance Nutritionist to set meals/menu at all minor league affiliates and Arizona Complex in line with nutrition vision of Chicago Cubs
  • Oversee food procurement (ordering, budgeting) at all minor league affiliates
  • Ensure cleanliness of eating areas in Arizona
  • Accept product, break down packaging in Arizona
  • Oversee maintenance schedule of equipment and appliances
  • Inventory snack and smoothie ingredients

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree in hospitality or culinary arts is preferred
  • Prior experience as a catering coordinator, or other relevant position in the hospitality or food service experience industry
  • Finance or business management skills 
  • Excellent communication skills and effective problem-solving skills
  • Organized and punctual
  • Strong ability of interpersonal skills and be able to communicate and collaborate with players, coaches, staff, third party vendors.
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint