To oversee the kitchen’s daily activities in accordance with Spectra Food Service & Hospitality and Iowa Events Center (IEC) policies and objectives to ensure guest satisfaction, profitability, and a positive, productive and compliant work environment. This position is responsible for effective management and operation of the culinary team including event planning support, scheduling, food preparation and production, food cost control, compliance with food safety and sanitation policies, cleaning, kitchen safety, employee training and supervision and any other tasks assigned by the Executive Sous Chef or Assistant General Manager. This roll requires the employee maintain excellent attendance and be available to work a variable event-driven schedule including evenings and weekends. Open availability, professional presentation, outstanding interpersonal skills and self-direction required.
Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories. Come Join Us! You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/
INTELLECTUAL/SOCIAL, PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The intellectual/social, physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to multi-task and quickly prioritize work under time limits and in high pressure situations. Position requires constant attention to details and accuracy of specified standards or directions including: following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time. Position requires constant use of interpersonal, communication skill with employees and other management staff. Ability to direct the work / productivity of a large staff. Position requires frequent ability to work on a task independently and frequently work as a part of a team for a variety of tasks. Ability to direct and execute proper sanitation and cleaning techniques.
While performing duties of the job, the employee will constantly be required to grasp, fingering manipulation of product,
feeling, and lifting. Employee will frequently push, pull carts of dishes and climb, stoop, kneel to reach supplies and product.
Exposure to loud environment including loud food production machinery in a crowded workspace. Exposure to hot plates,
dishes and sharp objects. Exposure to wet floors. Employees will frequently be required to lift up to 50 pounds, and
push/pull 150 pounds. Vision requires ability to constantly adjust focus, peripheral vision and close vision to stock product
and operate equipment. Ability to frequently hear communication of others is a loud food production environment.
The duties of this position are performed primarily indoors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud depending on daily work load of catered events, especially when kitchen equipment is in operation. Job requires extensive and continuous standing and walking on concrete floors.
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