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More Than Just Good Coffee: Winfield Street Coffee

Last week I hosted the Fairfield County Moms Blog contributor team at my home for one of our biannual business meetings. 20+ mamas gathered together to share ideas and plan for a fantastic year ahead. As a busy mama working full-time during the day as a teacher and working full-time at night as the owner of two parenting resource websites (oh, and being a mom of 3!), I had no time for party planning! 

Luckily Winfield Street Coffee in Stamford just opened up in the Ferguson Library, and they have begun to expand their catering business. All I had to do was call them and let them know I was expecting about 25 women for dinner, and they took care of the rest. It couldn’t have been easier! All I had to do was drive up (they even loaded up the car for me) and bring the food home! I put out some pretty paper plates and a few bottles of wine, and I was ready for a night spoiling my team!

Winfield Street Coffee was created to be a community gathering coffee place where guests can find a warm smile, excellent coffee, and creative food. And let me tell you, the food looked amazing and tasted delicious. They provided us with a beautiful antipasto platter, arugula salad, cold sandwich platter (I’m still dreaming about the pesto, mozzarella, tomato wedge), and a dessert platter. Something for everyone to enjoy!

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In the store they partner with Counter Culture Coffee and serve salads, bowls, waffles, and pastries. They currently have three locations; Stamford, Westport, and Croton-On-Hudson. The Winfield brand started in 1925 in East Norwalk, and they continue to have the same principles that made the company last that long. They focus on community, wholesome food, and very good coffee. They sponsor numerous local events in the towns they are a part of and love to host events at their biggest location in Stamford. 

Winfield Street Coffee is looking to ramp up catering sales. They specialize in drop-off catering items for meetings, birthday parties, company events, and other casual gatherings. Their best-sellers are the sandwich platter, antipasto platter, and the rice and edamame bowls. For breakfast, their best-sellers are the breakfast sandwiches and the scone platter. 

Fairfield County Moms Blog readers will get a 15% discount on any catering jobs placed directly through their catering email: [email protected] Just use the coupon code FCMOM in the subject line.

They are looking for a Catering Sales Manager for their Westport and Stamford stores. The job involves the initiation and development of quality leads to ensure the growth of catering sales. The primary responsibility of a catering sales manager is to develop existing business and solicit new catering business through catering lead generation and catering sales marketing. The sales manager solicits new catering customers through traditional and non-traditional sales techniques. 

Other essential duties include booking, selling, planning, and coordinating all special social events while assuring the highest level of customer service. Generating revenue, establishing new accounts, monitoring booking space, booking repeat business while keeping quality consistently high, conducting catering sales presentations, and catering sales calls also falls under the purview of a catering sales manager job. 

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Creating new leads by calling and visiting nearby office buildings 
  • Planning menus with customers with their budget and audience in mind 
  • Keeping catering platform updated and all leads entered 
  • Making sure that stores are updated of any order changes 
  • Ensuring orders are delivered on time and correctly 
  • Meeting with customers 
  • Following up with customers and managing the customer relationship 

Requirements 

  • Proficient in English 
  • Leadership experience in sales or catering services required 
  • Background in office work preferred 
  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills 

Skills 

  • Communication 
  • Teamwork Oriented 
  • Maintains a Good Energy Level 
  • Thorough and Organized 
  • Professional 
  • Organized 
  • Punctual
  • Reliable and able to follow up

Contact Breno at [email protected] if interested. A resume and references are needed.

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