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For our client, a UHNW family in the canton of Vaud, we are looking for:

Catering Manager (m/f/d) 100%


  • Meal schedules and arrangements according to the planned menu
  • Control of food and beverage servings
  • Last-minute catering in case of changes in the client's work and travel schedule
  • Preparation of barbecue, grill or other outdoor meal options during the weekends and holidays
  • Management of the waitressing service and delivery
  • Organisation of banquets and buffet receptions, control of guest lists, quality service
  • Write-off and disposal of out-of-date food products, cleaning and checking fridges on a regular basis
  • Enforcement of sanitary norms at cooking facilities
  • Monitoring repairs or replacement of faulty equipment in food preparation facilities and their sanitary condition
  • Orders preparation of various dishes for the buffet (control over the procurement process and availability of products)
  • Working with suppliers and stores to find the necessary supplies (tableware and kitchen devices, appliances, equipment, and consumables)
  • Searching and selecting suppliers to outsource specific (e.g. low-calorie, gluten free etc.) products for the menu as requested by the Head Chef or the client
  • Preparation of food gifts as instructed by the client
  • Working with personnel: enforcement of labour discipline and compliance with work instructions by waiters and cooks, orientation, and training
  • Dealing with organisational issues related to personnel rotation and schedule arrangements, rota management
  • Assisting various contractors as required
  • Preparing for staff meetings, organising staff lunches and dinners
  • Collaboration with kitchen and butlering teams on catering arrangements
  • Service performance control during the absence of General Manager


  • Compliance with main service rules (table setting, serving food and drinks, high service standards)
  • Compliance with types and rules of serving and service procedures for banquets, celebrations, negotiations, and other special events
  • Knowledge of the types, purpose, and requirements of tableware, cutlery, linen, and their storage options
  • Compliance with the order and the rules of serving dishes, requirements for their presentation and serving temperature
  • Knowledge of the compatibility of alcoholic beverages with various meals
  • Able to talk and tell about meals and dishes when serving
  • Compliance with the operational rules for equipment and appliances used
  • Knowledge of ethical service standards
  • Knowledge of sanitary norms
  • Knowledge of the specific features of cooking, presentation and serving of national dishes and specifics of foreign cuisines
  • Fluent Russian, as well as fluent French or English language skills
  • Willingness to travel to France occasionally for short visits
  • EU/EFTA-passport or a valid work permit (C or B) for Switzerland

If you can identify yourself with the requirements of this challenging opportunity, we look forward to receiving your application (English, French or Russian CV and certificates/ diplomas).

For environmental and efficiency reasons, we would like to ask you to submit your application via our online application platform (click on "Apply") rather than by e-mail or by post.

Ihre Ansprechpartnerin

Frau Eugenia Selig


Ruopigen Zentrum
6015 Luzern