Executive Chef
SMG World - Greenville, SC

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POSITION: Executive Chef

REPORTS TO: Director of Food & Beverage

FLSA STATUS: Salaried/Exempt

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for managing all operations within the culinary department to include maximizing quality and value while following safety, sanitary and fiscal guidelines.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare weekly employee schedules within established labor guidelines.
  • Prepare daily event Production Sheets controlling portions, production, quality and costs.
  • Audit and conduct monthly inventories.
  • Order all supplies as needed and required for menu production.
  • Write Custom Menus as required for specialty themed, budget conscious or VIP Events.
  • Coordinate with Catering Services Manager and Event Coordinators on room diagrams, station set ups, break down and dish up stations.
  • Oversee stewarding department in conjunction with Executive Steward.
  • Post daily changes received from Catering Sales staff to the BEO and communicate to appropriate culinary staff.
  • Conduct production meetings and post event evaluations with culinary staff.
  • Assure compliance with proper disposal of waste and recyclables.
  • Insure that food is delivered within established guidelines.
  • Maintain an active presence during event with close attention to details and final adjustments.
  • Responsible for developing menus, determining cost of goods, establishing standard recipes, portion sizes and standards of service for all menu items in conjunction with Food & Beverage Director.
  • Continuous evaluation of systems and processes with a focus on creativity, cost and quality.
  • Ability to meet with clients to discuss menus and project a knowledgeable, confident and creative approach to the sales process.
  • Supervise and train all culinary staff in a manner consistent with SMG Human Resource Policies and Procedures and consistent with food production principles, safe operating procedures of all equipment, utensils, etc.
  • Responsible for assuring all food and beverage are prepared under safe and sanitary conditions in accordance with corporate, local, state and federal health regulations.
  • Responsible for proper uniforms, hair restraints and grooming practices of culinary and stewarding staff.
  • Responsible for maintaining or exceeding a local health department score of “A” rating of 90.
  • Responsible for monitoring of MSDS manuals.
  • Work with Director of Food & Beverage to achieve desired targets for labor cost and cost of goods sold.
  • Conduct quarterly inventory of all small wares related to culinary and catering departments.
  • Obtain prior written authorization from the Food & Beverage Director for the purchase of all small wares non-F&B items, excluding cleaning and general supplies.
  • Document all employee-relations issues and provide corrective action as necessary. Submit absentees, vacation request documentation to Human Resources and copy Food & Beverage Director in a timely manner.
  • Document all work-related injuries and illnesses by completing a First Report of Injury form and submit to Human Resources within 24 hours. Copy Food & Beverage Director.
  • Maintain daily communication with the Food & Beverage Director.
  • Attend weekly and monthly departmental meetings.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent knowledge of various types of cuisine, production methods, display presentations, safe food handling practices, and food costing
  • Customer service driven.
  • Strong organizational, communication and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Strong math skills and basic accounting skills in order to adjust invoices, create recipes, production sheets, etc.
  • Good computer skills with emphasis on, EXCEL, OUTLOOK, WORD and internet research
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Degree in Culinary Arts or equivalent foodservice experience required.
  • 8-10 years experience in culinary field with a minimum of 5 years in supervisory /management position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Occasional sitting, focusing on and operating a personal computer several times a day.
  • Ability to access information in print and on computer/terminal monitor, and the ability to follow recipes and find correct ingredients.
  • Need to be able to communicate with others in a noisy environment and to understand warning signals and other notifications such alarms, bells, and horns. Performing work through repetitive eye/hand coordination.
  • Daily lifting up to 35 lbs. Up to 5 minutes at a time. Daily carrying up to 35 lbs. up to 5 minutes at a time.
  • Constant standing, walking, stooping. Constant reaching, handling products.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS

  • This position is not substantially exposed to adverse working conditions.
  • May require handling of chemicals for the purpose of cleaning and sanitation.
HOURS OF WORK AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 40 hours per week.
  • Irregular hours including weekends and evenings required as dictated by event schedule.
TO APPLY:
This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package. No relocation assistance is offered with this position. Resumes must include salary requirements for consideration and may be sent to:

E-MAIL: Word document or PDF format only to jsains@TDConventionCenter.com

Regular Mail: Human Resources

TD Convention Center

One Exposition Drive

Greenville, South Carolina 29607

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

SMG is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/W/V/D

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