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Food & Beverage Manager

Date Posted: 7/10/2024

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Job Description

Ultimate Staffing is hiring a Food & Beverage Manager for a leading hospitality Company located in Gilroy, CA. This is a direct hire opportunity with a salary of $75,000/yr to $95,000/yr DOE.

As a Food & Beverage Manager you will supervise the daily food operations. The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating and directing activities within the department to promote efficiency within work operations, as well as maintain appropriate staffing levels along with the development and implementation of employee retention programs to increase morale and productivity. This role requires strong leadership skills, excellent organizational abilities, and a hands-on approach.

Job Description:

Operational:

* Responsible for the daily operations of the Food Department, including supervision of various Food Stands, Food Carts, and Food Warehouse operations.

* Actively participate in day-to-day operations by spending quality time in the food stands and working alongside the team, especially during busy periods.

* Provide hands-on support to address operational issues and ensure efficient workflow.

* Implement, control, and coordinate Food Department policies, procedures, and financial goals, including handbooks, training, communication, cost control, labor management, and other expenses.

* Foster a sense of teamwork and camaraderie among all staff members.

* Communicate department status to Director daily, including operational issues, employee concerns, guest complaints, special requests, losses, and relevant reports.

* Ensure that Food Department Operations Supervisors, Area Supervisors, and Supervisors maintain cleanliness and safety in assigned work areas.

* Conduct regular maintenance and inspections of kitchen equipment to ensure functionality and safety.

* Oversees the execution and logistics for all catered events within the park to ensure these events showcase the park and provide an excellent representation of services.

* This role entails supervising approximately 90-120 seasonal staff and a team of 25 seasonal management members, alongside 5 part-time management staff, with variations depending on the season, whether it be spring/fall or summer

* Collaborate with Marketing on recommendations for Special Event food items and concept direction, as well as with other internal teams to design initiatives and increase Food Revenue while striving to maintain fresh and new menu concepts

* Stay updated on industry trends and best practices to continually enhance departmental performance.

Financial:

* Set and monitor financial goals for the Food Department, including annual budgets, budget plans, sales targets, and profitability.

* Monitor weekly/monthly reports for guest service, labor, waste, cost of sales, and revenue to act as necessary to deliver optimal results.

* Implement cost-saving measures such as portion control and inventory management to optimize food costs.

* Conduct thorough cost analysis before implementing new menu items to ensure profitability.

* Maximize sales and profits through proper cash handling, inventory controls, and point of sale controls

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or related experience in Industrial Hospitality, Restaurant/Hotel management or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years' experience in related experience multi-unit food management.
  • Knowledgeable in the area of food operations and management, health safety, procurement, inventory management, budgeting, accounting, etc.
  • Computer proficiency with ability to use Microsoft Office Products required
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal
    To apply please email your resume to dpizarro@ultimatestaffing.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Gilroy, CA
  • Job Type:Hospitality - Hotel
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:7/10/2024
  • Contact: Daniel Pizarro (408) 760-7779
  • Pay Range: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -072024-371835