Concessions Manager
Ovations Food Services - Charlotte, NC

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Ovations Food Services, LP, an affiliate of Comcast-Spectacor, is a fast-growing industry leader, providing contract food service to public venues throughout the US and Canada. Since our inception in 2000, annual sales have repeatedly exceeded $200,000,000. Our Sports & Entertainment facilities include arenas, stadiums, baseball parks, convention centers, fairgrounds, racetracks, amphitheaters, exhibition and convention centers. Venues range from small, historic minor league ballparks to well-known basketball arenas like the Rose Garden Arena, home to the NBA Portland Trail Blazers, and major football stadiums like the EverBank Field, home to the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars. In 2007, Ovations successfully launched its Casino Division which provides exceptional food and beverage service in a growing number of Native American casinos in the Southwest, Southeast and in California. Please visit our website at www.ovationsfoodservices.com for more company information. We are currently seeking a talented, motivated, and experienced CONCESSIONS MANAGER to oversee our food service operations at the Charlotte Knights Baseball Stadium. Knights Stadium is situated 15 miles south of Charlotte. It is conveniently located off of Interstate 77, a major North / South thoroughfare. In addition to the 10,002 seats the stadium also has 21 Executive suites, a restaurant overlooking the field behind home plate, and a picnic deck located in left field. The 2013 season will mark the final year the Knights play in Fort Mill, as they begin preparations to move into the new BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte for the 2014 season.The Concessions Manager will be responsible for the effective management and running of venue concession operations including event planning support, scheduling, food preparation and production, inventory, cash control, compliance with alcohol service polices, safety, guest service, employee/volunteer training and supervision. The Concession Manager must provide a high level of event oversight, technical proficiency and operational/personnel support to ensure the smooth running of any assigned event. A critical function of the Concessions Manager will be to actively mentor, train and help employees meet company quality standards, and to promote a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment. Functional areas of responsibility include: Responsible for managing, developing and mentoring a staff of 8-10 part time concessions employees, including initiating employment actions such as hiring, firing, and discipline. Responsible for completing documentation of employee performance and attendance issues in accordance with company policy and practice.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and abilities: Bachelor of Arts / Science in Food Service Management, Hospitality Management, or related major OR a minimum of 3 years of management experience in food service; A proven track record of developing effective management teams by providing clear direction, demonstrating leadership and evaluating performance in order to make recommendations for improvement; Strong proficiency in computer applications including MS Office, point-of-sale systems, time and attendance systems; Ability to communicate with employees, vendors, client representatives and guests in a positive and professional manner; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to work well under pressure with minimal supervision; Exceptional problem-solving, analytical, decision-making and interpersonal skills; Must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work a variable event-driven schedule which to evenings and weekends; Specialized training or certification in food service sanitation is a plus! Qualified candidates should apply with a resume and cover letter.jobs@ovationsfs.comOvations Food Services, LP - Ovations FanFare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.M/V/F/D encouraged to apply.

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Ovations Food Services is a company whose purpose is to deliver fresh food and beverage with exceptional services to public assembly...