Comcast Spectacor

  • Assistant Sous Chef

    Location US-ND-Grand Forks
    Job ID
    2018-3599
    Group
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - Alerus Center
    Category
    Food/Beverage Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    To help oversee the direction of the kitchen’s daily activities in accordance with Spectra’s policies and objectives to ensure guest satisfaction, profitability and a positive, productive and compliant work environment. Responsible for assisting the Chef and Sous Chef with the overall kitchen operations, including food and labor cost controls.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensures budgeted food percentages are achieved through effective control measures including portion controls, kitchen timings, food inventory rotation measures, receiving and food storage procedures, inventory controls, effective purchasing procedures, kitchen security procedures and waste control.
    • Assisting to monitors all food served relative to appearance, temperature, sanitary and quality standards.
    • Supervises all line set-up, prep and breakdown activities. Responsible for in-service delegation of tasks to line personnel when needed.
    • Assists with the delivery and set-up of catered services and food service areas as needed.
    • Assists the Sous Chef in kitchen staff skills training and development, including departmental orientation of new employees. Provides leadership and support to the entire kitchen staff; builds morale and encourages empowerment of staff.
    • Maintains a positive and compliant employee relations climate. Promotes support and communication with entire staff. Positively interacts with front of house staff. Rapidly solves problems.
    • Ensures compliance with health, sanitation, safety and employment regulations by clearly communicating and reinforcing standards and procedures to kitchen staff.
    • Promotes teamwork among staff through effective communication, follow through and goal setting. Leads by example and thorough instruction to effectively obtain quality management of product, service and philosophy of concept.
    • Enforces all Spectra policies and procedures.
    • Practices excellent Human Resources skills regarding employee relations, corrective action, coaching and counseling employees and completes all necessary HR related paperwork.
    • All other duties as assigned by the managers and supervisors.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Technical proficiency and experience demonstrating verifiable knowledge of food preparation methods.
    • Ability to positively interact with diverse personalities, including co-workers, subordinates, guests and purveyors in a variety of work situations. Must have active listening and effective communication skills.
    • Ability to develop results-oriented staff through effective training, evaluation, motivation, coaching and counseling. Ability to assist others in developing needed skills for effective job performance.
    • Ability to positively distribute responsibility to others to meet objectives and achieve desired results.
    • Ability to recognize problems and to creatively and expeditiously find solutions. Ability to set priorities and use initiative; solid decision-maker.
    • Ability to be detail-oriented, multi-task and effectively prioritize in a continuously changing environment.
    • Ability to be self-directed while working in a team-oriented environment.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule; able and willing to work nights, weekends and long hours.

    Education and Experience:

    • 3 years minimum position in a full service catering or events venue, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    •  Demonstrated and verifiable track record of meeting projected costs
    • Professional appearance and presentation required.
    • Knowledge of and skill in using computer software, including MS Word/Excel/Outlook
    • Maintains a current Food Handler’s card and alcohol service permit if required by state or local government
    • Working knowledge of employee scheduling in a hospitality environment.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain certification in a nationally recognized sanitation program.

    Physical Dimensions:

     

    Performing the duties of this position involves extensive and continuous standing and walking. Routine activities require the employee to be able to reach with hands and arms, sit, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 75 pounds. The vision requirements include the ability to adjust focus, peripheral vision and close vision.

     

     

     


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