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Food and Beverage Manager - Midway Central Station at Bedford Park

Sports Facilities Companies Bedford Park, IL

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Job Description

FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER

Sports Facilities Management, LLC- Midway Central Station at Bedford Park

LOCATION: Bedford Park, IL

DEPARTMENT: OPERATIONS

REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

STATUS: FULL TIME (EXEMPT)

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Sports Facilities Advisory, LLC (SFA), Sports Facilities Development, LLC, and Sports Facilities Management, LLC (SFM) are headquartered in Clearwater, FL. Founded in 2003, SFA has served more than 2,000 communities, produced more than $10 billion in institutional-grade financial forecasts, and provided funding strategies and solutions for more than 70+ youth and amateur sports and recreation complexes worldwide. SFD serves facility owners through owner's representation, venue planning, and procurement services during pre-development and construction. SFM provides industry-leading, results-driven management solutions for sports, fitness, recreation, and event venues nationwide. Since 2014, SFM-affiliated venues have hosted more than 100 million visitors and generated hundreds of millions of dollars in economic impact. For more information, visit: sportadvisory.com and sfmnetwork.com.

Midway Central Station, located in Bedford Park, Illinois, is the Midwest's premiere destination for sports, events and recreation. Our Midwest location and proximity to Chicago's Midway Airport will draw teams from all regions of the United States and beyond. Only minutes from Midway Airport, major interstates and top-rated hotels; athletes and their families consider this the most convenient destination for sports tournaments. Midway Central Station is a member of the SFM Network, the nation's largest and fastest growing network of sports facilities and is operated by the industry-leader in outsourced operations, Sports Facilities Management. To learn more, visit playmidway.com

POSITION SUMMARY

The Food & Beverage Manager will effectively manage all aspects of food & beverage for Midway Central Station. This position is responsible for delivering an exceptional food & beverage experience for all our guests.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Manage the daily production, preparation and presentation of all food for the facility's concessions and special events to ensure a quality, consistent product is produced which conforms to all SFM standards
  • Hire, train, mentor, supervise and evaluate food & beverage team members
  • Open and close concessions locations and kitchen
  • Budget and monitor weekly food and labor costs
  • Monitor quality control constantly, effectively manage all cooler, freezer and dry storage areas
  • Effectively manage sales and sales strategies including implement ordering processes that result in effective budget management
  • Create event P&L analysis to ensure feasibility and profitability
  • Generate daily and monthly financial & inventory reports
  • Create effective inventory management processes, order kitchen supplies as necessary
  • Create new menu and marketing ideas that reflect demand/trends, research new food/beverage products, implement menu strategies that reflect event demographics and time of year
  • Manage supply invoices, set up vendor accounts, communicate effectively with sales representatives and suppliers
  • Continuously inspect equipment and food deliveries, Record information about inventory and health practices
  • Coordinate kitchen equipment installation and repairs as needed
  • Evaluate health and safety practices; ensure inspection compliance that result in A scores
  • Effectively manage customer complaints and suggestions
  • Generate a preferred catering list for clients to choose from
  • Organize and manage catering for events, special events and parties
  • Complete special projects and daily assignments as directed by Director of Entertainment & Events

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE HAS:

  • Proven success in generating community interest and involvement through non-sporting events, such as: banquets, catered events, entertainment bookings, etc.
  • Proven success of effective management strategy in a high-volume concessions/food & beverage environment
  • Excellent knowledge of food cost, pricing and profit margin food & beverage analysis
  • Experience in managing staff in order to effectively execute a successful event
  • Experience and success in customer service, leadership, and event planning
  • Action-oriented personality with a 'get it done' attitude and proficiency for efficiency
  • Proven ability to evaluate team member performance based on established KPI's

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years old
  • 5-7 years of culinary experience
  • 2-4 years of food & beverage management experience
  • Food Safety Manager Certification is preferred
  • ServSafe Certification is required
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must have strong leadership skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and have outstanding organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain focus in a high-volume, fast paced environment
  • Must be able to work under pressure and be decisive
  • Ability to motivate employees
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Must be able to work well in a group setting
  • Must have strong mathematical skills
  • Must be able to work irregular shirts to include nights, weekends, holidays as needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds waist high
  • May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time whether indoors or outdoors, and squat, stoop, bend, carry, lift, pull, and push
  • Will be required to operate a computer
  • Facility has intermittent noise


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Sports Facilities Companies

Address

Bedford Park, IL
USA

Industry

Food

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