Group Sales & Catering Manager
- Colorado Springs, Colorado Area
Bobbie LaLuna's Overview
- Group Sales & Catering Manager at Sundance Mountain Lodge
- Wedding & Group Events Manager at Craftwood Inn
- Catering Director at La Casita Mexican Grill
- Office/Finance Manager at Boston Concessions Group at Colorado Springs World Arena
- Conference Services Director at The Resort at The Mountain
Bobbie LaLuna's Summary
Dynamic and accomplished catering and event planning professional with extensive experience in social and corporate markets. Have had notable success in event planning, preparation, and logistics. Exceptionally well organized and practiced in conducting business at the highest level of professionalism.
Bobbie LaLuna's Experience
Wedding & Group Events Manager
September 2009 – March 2014 (4 years 7 months)
Responsible for all group event sales and complete coordination of corporate and social group events, with a large focus on wedding ceremonies and receptions.
Conducted tours of venue and grounds, generated contracts and banquet event orders, planned all menus and event logistics with clients, liaison between client contacts and restaurant staff before and during the event.
Excellent customer service and follow-through resulted in a tremendous volume of repeat corporate and social business.
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Restaurants industry
2004 – 2008 (4 years) Colorado Springs, CO
Oversaw entire catering and delivery operation for La Casita’s four restaurant locations.
Represented La Casita at wedding shows, Chamber events and corporate gatherings to general sales leads, and made direct sales calls to potential business customers. Created both Catering and Delivery menus for the company, dramatically increasing profitability and overall sales. Coordinated catering menus and events with clients, and provided on-site management.
Boston Concessions Group at Colorado Springs World Arena
2001 – 2003 (2 years) Colorado Springs, CO
Handled all financial and office management aspects of this concessions and catering operation at the Colorado Springs World Arena.
Reconciled cash deposits after all concession and catering events and handled all banking. Generated all corporate reports including weekly sales and deposit recaps and monthly Cost of Goods reports. Handled all Human Resources duties, including weekly payroll, employee screening and orientation.
Conference Services Director
The Resort at The Mountain
1996 – 1999 (3 years) Welches, OR
Coordinated all conventions, meetings, social and recreational events at this full-service mountain resort. Managed all aspects of each event/conference, including sleeping room arrangements, planning catering menus and recreational activities, meeting room set-ups and audio-visual needs and staging.
Bobbie LaLuna's Skills & Expertise
- Customer Service
- Microsoft Office
- Social Media
- Event Planning
- Event Management
- Marketing Communications
- Email Marketing
- Menu Development
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