ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES •Designs creative menus, analyzes recipes, and determines proper prices for items to be sold at. •Maintains quality standard when preparing and serving food •Performs interviews, hires, schedules, and supervises kitchen staff •Participate in weekly catering and event meetings •Conducts safety, sanitation, and maintenance in kitchen •Maintains food costs while ensuring quality standards are met •Manages inventory of all kitchen supplies •Orders all food and develops rapport with our numerous purveyors •Observes kitchen staff while they prepare for events and maintains portion size, proper garnishing of food, and proper handling •Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with SMG's policies and applicable laws •Disciplining employees in conjunction with HR; addressing complaints and resolving problems •Ability to work under limited supervision •Requires flexible hours including nights and weekends and holidays that vary based on events •Candidate will manage a kitchen staff of up to 25 people •Directly supervises Kitchen personnel. Carries out supervisory responsibilities while following SMG's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding; disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to this job: •Demonstrate working knowledge of Food and Beverage operations, including inventory, management and purchasing procedures. •Knowledge of Menu development and ability to implement effectively. •Possess skills and experience in employee relations and supervising/training personnel. •Engage in much decision making that is generally governed by procedure and guided by policy. •Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with other in both oral and written form. •Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. •Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results. •Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons and others encountered in the course of employment. •Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college/university; and/or Culinary Arts Certificate Five or more years of hands on experience Five or more years of kitchen/culinary and supervisory experience
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Manual dexterity - Regularly required to use hands, to finger, handle or feel. Reach with hands and arms. Climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl to access inventory. May spend long hours in sitting, walking or standing. Lifting up to 50 lbs.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Management Food Handler Certified. TABC Certified Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet strict deadlines Ability to work under minimal supervision Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends in addition to normal business hours Must have professional attitude and appearance
NOTE: The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.
To Apply for this position: Please apply online @ smgworld.com or mail resume to:
SMG HR -Mobile 401 Civic Center Dr Mobile, AL 36602
SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor
About SMG-Mobile Convention Center
SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development, was founded in 1977 with the management of our first facility, the Louisiana Superdome. We soon grew to manage convention centers, exhibition halls and trade centers, arenas, stadiums, performing arts centers, theaters, and specific-use venues such as equestrian centers. SMG’s clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and its unparalleled expertise, leadership, and creative problem-solving.
Our successful growth has been built on the many partnerships, relationships, and resources we have developed with our clients — both municipal and private. This unique combination of resources, relationships, and expertise has allowed SMG to define and refine the industry throughout its history. Our ownership and team of dedicated corporate support personnel make us unrivaled in the field of private facility management.