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Catering Supervisor- Mayo Civic Center

Company: Oak View Group
Location: Rochester
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Oak View GroupOak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.OverviewThe Catering Supervisor oversees all aspects of a banquet, catering or event, including set-up, food presentation, serving, and cleanup while focusing on detail and quality presentation and customer service. Catering -supervisors are also responsible for training and coaching of the catering / banquet staff.Responsibilities

  • Approaches all encounters with guests and colleagues in a friendly, service-oriented manner
  • Maintains constant communication with guests and on-site contact to ensure all expectations are met or exceeded
  • Remains alert of complaints and or/unsatisfied guests and responds appropriately to ensure guest satisfaction
  • Coordinates with other departments to arrange for the delivery of requested services.
  • Maintains constant contact with kitchen staff to ensure complete effective communication between food production and food service
  • Ensures all functions are set and staff is prepared and organized before required time on BEO
  • Inspects table place settings, including table linen, china, glass, silverware and condiments for correct placement and ensures that each element is clean, undamaged and attractive
  • Ensures proper setting of buffet tables and other food service tables
  • Arranges for and ensures proper sequence of service for each event
  • Supervises clearing and post function cleanup and garbage removal
  • Maintains clean and orderly back areas, pre-function areas and storage areas
  • Assures that all china, glassware, silverware, linen, etc are returned to their proper location after each event
  • Supervises the handling, storage, and security of all catering service equipment and decor
  • Assists with staff training programs
  • Conducts regular staff meetings to build rapport and ensures colleagues are well informed
  • Clearly projects the visions of the department and measures progress
  • Attends weekly food and beverage meeting to continuously evaluate strategies and ideas for enhancement to benefit the guest experience.
  • Reviews scheduling and labor needs to meet the guests needs as well as maximize efficiency
  • Work with the Executive Chef to ensure appropriate inventories are stocked including food and beverage and non-food and beverage items used for Food and Beverage events.
  • Work with the Event/Sales Manager(s) to ensure quality and accuracy of set-ups within all catering rooms.
  • Become familiar with the computer systems and technology currently in use in the various food and beverage areas, and administration as it relates to food and beverage, from both a hardware and software perspective.Qualifications
    • Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; one year to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Valid Managers ServSafe Certification
    • Valid Alcohol Service Permit
    • Familiar with inventory cost control and menu planning.
    • Basic computer proficiency: E-mail, Excel, Word, Outlook, Schedule+.
    • Working knowledge of Point of Sale and timekeeping systems.
    • Previous supervisory experience is required
    • Knowledge of food and beverage operation and preparation is required
    • Cash handling abilities; basic math skills including significant number manipulation.
    • Ability to work a variable work schedule (including evenings and weekends, as required), depending upon event and business requirements.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must have a flexible schedule, be highly motivated and quality driven
    • Detail oriented yet able to excel while multi-tasking
    • Able to accept responsibility and lead by example
    • Cash handling and computer skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Able to lift 75 lbs -Physical demands:
      • While performing duties of the job, the employee will constantly be required to grasp, fingering manipulation of product, feel, and carry multiple plates at a time. Employee will constantly push & lift equipment, food product, and supplies. Frequently requires employee to pull, climb, stoop, kneel to push carts of equipment, carts of food, move tables & chairs, and reach supplies. Exposure to hot plates, dishes and beverages. Exposure to wet floors.. Vision requires ability to constantly adjust focus to see long distances, peripheral vision and close vision to read instructions. Ability to frequently hear communication of others in a potentially loud event environment. Constant standing, walking and moving about a large event venue is required. Employees exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, lift up to 75 pounds frequently.Work environment:
        • Exposure to loud environment including frequently communicating with guests in a loud environment, working around loud food production machinery and working in crowded work spaces and crowded event spaces. Employees will frequently work on tasks independently or in small or large teams.Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.Vaccination StatementWe are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19. - -Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.EEOOak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (protected class) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Oak View Group, Rochester , Catering Supervisor- Mayo Civic Center, Hospitality & Tourism , Rochester, Minnesota

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