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Director of Food & Beverage

at SMG in Bossier City, Louisiana, United States

Job Description

Position: Director of Food & Beverage Facility Name: Brookshire Grocery Arena Location: Bossier City, LA Department: Food & Beverage Job Type: Full Time/Exempt Reports To: General Manager Regular/Temporary: Regular ASM Global, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for the Director of Food and Beverage for SAVOR/ ASM Global Brookshire Grocery Arena. The Director will direct and coordinate the entire food and beverage operations at ASM Global managed Brookshire Grocery Arena. Daily Management of the Food and Beverage Department to include: Banquets, Concessions, Suites and Catering Sales, Financials and Budgets and any reports required by Regional Managers and ASM Global Corporate. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Essential job tasks include the following: other duties may be assigned: * Recruiting, Hiring and Training of Food & Beverage Managers/Supervisors * Assist in developing, forecasting and meeting budgeted revenue & expense targets for Catering and Concessions * Analyze & review menu performance for all concession & catering operations, making adjustments & improvements as necessary to achieve revenue targets * Selling and management of Event Space and Food & Beverage products and services. * Facilitating of Banquet Event Orders per contracts sold or assigned * Oversee all aspects of Suite operations related to Food & Beverage * Participates/volunteers/serves local charity functions as requested to represent facility * Serve as Point of Sales System Administrator for current and future systems to insure register systems are used effectively * Attend all in-house event-related meetings * Maintaining all Food & Beverage equipment to include; cleanliness and annual maintenance * Meet & achieve local & state Health Department “pass” status for all locations. * Meet & achieve internal 3rd party inspection scores of 90 or higher * Must be creative in merchandising and displays and food presentations. * Attention to detail and consistency in every aspect of service is a must. * Position is very hands on with interactions with clients during events. * Oversees all purchases for the Department. * Holds managers accountable for cash handling, sales goals, inventory control, loss prevention, training, hiring, disciplinary action, budgets and payroll. Supervisory Responsibilities Manages subordinate Catering, Concessions, and Kitchen operations. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of any of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with ASM Global ‘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. 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. Education and Experience Ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Food & Beverage Management or related field preferred. Minimum of five years’ experience in a Food & Beverage Management level (Director preferred) position. Catering management experience is required, along with Bossier Parish ABO Card, LACT, and ServSafe. Proven track record of exceeding customer service and quality standards is required. Skills and Abilities * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and organizational ability * Ability to effectively supervise and motivate staff. * Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet strict deadlines. * Demonstrates high level of energy and self-motivation to work efficiently and effectively. * Follows oral and written instructions and communicates effectively with others in both oral and written form. * Ability to prioritize work and perform effectively under pressure to meet deadlines. * Maintains an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons, and others encountered in the course of employment. * Work independently, exercising good judgment and initiative. Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual must have working knowledge of spreadsheet software and work processing software and be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook. Experience with POS (NCR/Quest etc.) systems preferred. Other Qualifications * Ability to work with minimal supervision. * Ability to interact with all levels of staff, including management. * Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays, in addition to regular business hours. * This position will require the applicant to pass a background check. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move around the facility; stand for long hours during events; talk and hear. This position may require work inside or outside of the building, as needed by events. 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 states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. To Apply This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Resumes must include salary requirements for consideration. To receive consideration for the position, please upload a resume relating to your background and work history. ASM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact 318-747-2501 ext. 0. Dr. Teresa M. Manley Director of Event Services & Human Resources Designee ASM Global — Brookshire Grocery Arena 2000 Brookshire Arena Dr. Bossier City, LA 71112 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Job Posting: JC186340674

Posted On: Jun 23, 2021

Updated On: Sep 19, 2021