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Navy Pier : Chicago, IL
We are seeking an experienced Food and Beverage General Manager to manage the banquet venues on Navy Pier. The Pier venue is an impressive 18,000 square feet of
conference/banquet/meeting space. Navy Pier is the premier destination in Chicago offering two exhibit halls, 36 meeting rooms, the historic Aon Grand Ballroom and Lakeview Terrace, all overlooking the lakefront with unparalleled views of Chicagos beautiful skyline. An environment as unique and as spectacular as Navy Pier requires nothing less than an equally stellar dining experience. Chicago Signature Services, Navy Piers exclusive onsite caterer, is devoted to providing best:in:class culinary dishes designed to not only complement but enhance events at Navy Pier.
Please carefully read through this description before applying. All applicants must apply with salary history and expectations.
The F and B General Manager will direct the food and beverage operations of the facility to ensure quality standards in food, beverage and service. Additionally the candidate will be responsible for departmental revenue and profit goals and will work with the Director of Sales to ensure the ultimate success of this facility. It truly is an exciting endeavor for a motivated and ambitious individual.
:Reviews and analyzes cost, financial, and operations reports to determine operating requirements for enhanced revenues and minimized cost. Maintains labor and product costs within budget limits. Approves equipment, materials, and supplies purchases.
:Directs and coordinates, through department management, activities of F and B departments to promote and achieve efficiency and effectiveness, and to obtain optimum usage of equipment, facilities, and personnel. Develops and maintains open lines of communication within F and B departments and other operating departments.
:Coaches, counsels, and directs team members regarding guest relation concerns and complaints.
:Develops and implements budget and strategic work plan, including capital projects. Recommends capital expenditures for acquisition of equipment, which would increase the efficiency and safety of operations.
:Develops and implements new market:leading innovative concepts, menus, and promotional activities pertaining to Food and Beverage in collaboration with Marketing and Sales.
:Works with Division Management in formulating administrative, safety, and operational policies and procedures. Enforces compliance within F and B departments. Reviews policies and procedures and recommends and approves revisions.
:Oversees human resource management for departments. Reviews and approves the hiring and training standards of department personnel. May review and recommend disciplinary and discharge actions.
:Supervises direct reports. Includes recruiting, interviewing, selecting, promoting, training, and developing. Monitors and manages performance and conducts performance reviews. Conducts disciplinary and discharge actions.
:Conducts regular walk:through of event to monitor guest service, food quality, safety, cleanliness, and asset maintenance.
:Bachelors Degree in Food and Beverage Management or related field desired
:Minimum 3:5 years experience in management level position in Food and Beverage or equivalent training experience
:Hotel or large venue experience preferred
:Strong computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
:Must be flexible, have a sense of urgency, be able to respond quickly and resourcefully to internal and external issues
:ServSafe and TIPS/BASSET certified
:Experience working with union employees and understanding Collective Bargaining Agreement preferred
:Proven abilities to lead and develop staff
:Ability to take tasks that are not clearly defined and appropriately define problem, propose and implement solutions


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