Executive Chef
Ovations Food Services - Charlotte, NC

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Ovations Food Services, LP, an affiliate of Comcast-Spectacor, is currently seeking a talented, motivated, and experienced EXECUTIVE CHEF to assist with the oversight of our contract 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 Executive Chef will coordinate all culinary activities and develop/manage kitchen staff for this high-volume property. The Executive Chef 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 Executive Chef will be to actively mentor, train and help employees meet company quality standards, and to promote a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
The ideal candidate must have: • Excellent culinary and direct supervision / management skills, including purchasing, creative menu + production recipe development, control / track food & labor costs, P&L accountability + contract-managed service experience;• A minimum 5 yrs of progressively responsible experience within a convention center, arena, stadium or other public venue;• 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;• Ability to work well under pressure with minimal supervision;• The ability to manage effectively in a diverse, fast-paced environment with focus on delivering highest level of customer satisfaction;• Exceptional problem-solving, analytical, decision-making and interpersonal skills;• Familiarity with inventory cost control and menu planning;• Ability to communicate with employees, vendors, client representatives and guests in a positive and professional manner;• Strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills and professional presentation;• 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 online with a resume at: http://ovationsfoodservices.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=42029Ovations Food Services, LP - Ovations FanFare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.M/V/F/D encouraged to apply.No recruiter or staffing sales calls, applicant calls or walk-ins please.

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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...