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About Momofuku

Momofuku was founded by chef David Chang in 2004 with the opening of Momofuku Noodle Bar in New York City. Credited with the rise of contemporary Asian-American cuisine by the New York Times and named the most important restaurant in America by Bon App tit magazine, Momofuku has opened restaurants in the United States, Australia, and Canada. The restaurants have gained world-wide recognition for their innovative take on cuisine, while supporting sustainable and responsible farmers and food purveyors.

The Events Assistant will work alongside the Catering + Events Manager, overseeing all event-related administrative tasks. The Events Assistant will serve as a liaison between clients and Momofuku restaurants, effectively leading and focusing on internal communication and coordination.

In this position, you will get hands-on experience producing events both inside our restaurants and at offsite, catering events. This is a great opportunity to quickly gain events experience in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Catering + Events Manager on the coordination and execution of all in house and offsite events
  • Manage internal communications relating to the logistics of events
  • Communicate effectively and genuinely with clients, team members and other departments both verbally and in writing. This includes, but not limited to, communicating and coordinating customizations and event changes
  • Assist in managing budgets between clients and internal operational teams
  • Assist at offsite events; helping to oversee set up, event and breakdown
  • Assist with site visits and walkthroughs
  • Participate in weekly event meetings with restaurants
  • Work with the Catering + Events Manager on post-events feedback and creating a plan to implement changes and improvements
  • Show initiative and anticipate needs in job performance

Skills & Requirements

  • 1-2 years of experience in event planning preferred, but not required
  • Bachelor s degree in Hospitality or related field and/or equivalent experience
  • Restaurant experience preferred, but not required
  • Detail-oriented with strong onsite leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated team player who is able to work on their own as well as within a team
  • Must be hardworking and eager
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • A genuine passion for working with people (and helping them)
  • Knowledge of current food and beverage trends
  • Familiarity with typical restaurant & hospitality software preferred: Avero, Tripleseat, Compeat, Micros / Aloha, etc.
  • Proficient in Google Suite, Tripleseat, Adobe & Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to travel, as needed, for offsite events and site visits
  • Must have a flexible work schedule, often requires nights and weekends based on client s and event needs
Physical Demands
  • The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, occasionally lifting up to 25 pounds, sitting, standing, for 10 to 12 hours, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Momofuku reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Momofuku or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

Momofuku is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, ancestry, national origin, alienage or citizenship, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other protected status.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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