At Evraz Place, we are a dedicated, passionate and fun team, driven by grit, determination and innovation and we know our future success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best talent. We are seeking an exceptional food and beverage leader that is passionate and committed to create and consistently deliver premium guest experiences. If this opportunity grabs your interest and you are compelled to learn more about our company, we think you will agree that there is no better time than now to become a member of the Evraz Place Team.
Evraz Place is seeking an experienced Executive Director, Food and Beverage to plan, develop and execute food and beverage plans to support corporate, divisional, and event specific strategies that will propel The Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) (operating Evraz Place) towards increased revenue, heightened brand recognition, and exceptional guest service results. The Executive Director, Food and Beverage is responsible and accountable to lead, inspire, motivate, coach and challenge the Food and Beverage Team to collaborate with their colleagues, clients and guests to develop sound food and beverage strategies to continuously grow and improve the guest experience.
The ideal candidate will have a degree from a recognized university with a specialization in business administration, commerce or hospitality management or another equivalent field or a relevant combination of education and experience. Along with 7+ years of experience in management of food and beverage services and 3+ years at the senior management level as the functional lead for food and beverage operations with annual revenues of $10 million or more. We are seeking a candidate with broad experience managing premium food and beverage venues, concession stands and lounges with a talent for developing, managing and maintaining a cohesive food and beverage brand experience. The ideal candidate has outstanding leadership skills with the proven ability to lead and motivate team members and have a professional and positive approach with strong business acumen, relationship management, strategy development and project management.
If reading this description feels like it was written just for you, we encourage you to apply.
Additional Salary Information: We offer competitive wages and attractive benefits.
Regina is known for its generous, friendly people and rich community pride. Situated in the heart of the Queen City – Evraz Place is one of the largest and most influential event complexes in the country. It is a centre of excellence for entertainment, agri-business, sporting, recreational and cultural activities. Evraz Place boasts 1.2 million square feet of indoor space and clos...e to 42 acres of usable outdoor tradeshow space. The organization produces and hosts the majority of Regina’s major events every year, including Canada’s Farm Progress Show, Queen City Exhibition, Canadian Western Agribition, the WHL’s Regina Pats, Spring Home & Garden Show & Sale, First Nations University of Canada Pow Wow and numerous concerts, tradeshows and conventions. Evraz Place operates the new Mosaic Stadium a 33,000-seat open-air facility, home for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and local sports teams, along with their fans. In November 2017, Evraz Place opens the new International Trade Centre, a state of the art 150,000 square foot multi-purpose facility.
Evraz Place is an economic engine that generates a $75 million impact annually on Regina and the surrounding areas’ economy. Evraz Place operates on an annual budget of $43 million and employs approximately 243 full-time and more than 1000 part-time and casual staff. Evraz Place gives back to the community that it serves. In fact, Evraz Place is one of the largest employers of North Central residents in Regina. Evraz Place is an important anchor within the tourism industry – provincially, nationally and internationally. It is one of the top tourist attractions in the province and brings in hundreds of thousands of visitors every year to our booming city of Regina.