Ovations Food Services 42 reviews - Chandler, AZ

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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 in Canada. Since our inception in 1997, annual sales have exceeded $250,000,000. 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 Gaming Division which provides exceptional food and beverage service in a growing number of Native American casinos in the Southwest, Southeast and in Oklahoma. Please visit our website for more company information.We are currently seeking a talented, motivated, and experienced Steakhouse Room Chef to oversee our food service operations at Vee Quiva Casino in Phoenix, AZ. The Steakhouse Room Chef will actively supervise, coach, counsel, direct, train and mentor employees in meeting company quality standards, and will independently initiate and authorize all employment actions such as hiring, termination, suspension, discipline, promotion and transfer. The Room Chef will actively and independently manage all aspects of employee relations to ensure a positive, harmonious, compliant and cooperative work environment within the kitchen area.The Steakhouse Room Chef will be responsible for: Supervision of the entire kitchen operation. Scheduling of kitchen employees. All aspects of hiring, training, review, and termination of kitchen employees. Ensuring that training of all kitchen staff is conducted in a timely manner. The incumbent also communicate with all employees to help them understand their job descriptions and company policies. Maintaining and updating all employee files and required company documentation forms. Ensuring budgeted food percentages are achieved through effective control measures including portion controls, kitchen timings, food inventory rotation measures, receiving and food storage procedures, inventory controls, effective purchasing procedures, kitchen security procedures and waste control. Controlling labor costs through effective scheduling of kitchen staff, cross-training and development of employees. Ensuring that the purchasing and preparation of all food products meet Ovations standards of quality and consistency. Responsible for the development of me
The ideal candidate MUST have the following qualifications: Professional training through a culinary education or working in a fast-paced high-volume fine dining restaurant/catering facility, full service casual dining preferred. Must have a High School Diploma, G.E.D. or related Food Service Job Experience. Must have a Gila River Environmental Health Food Handlers Card and/or Serve Safe. Must complete Gila River approved Alcohol Certification Program All employees must obtain a valid gaming license from the State Gaming Agency and Tribal Gaming Office prior to beginning work and are required to have license renewed annually. Must be able to travel for the franchises corporate training for duration. Experience levels for position include a 2 year Culinary degree or a 3 year A.C.F. apprenticeship and/or 5 years previous experience as a Room Chef or Sous Chef and/or related experience. Must have various experience levels in volume feeding, ala carte, fine dining, and purchasing storage and handling Knowledge of 24 hour, seven day a week food and beverage operation. Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of staff. Up to date knowledge of M.S.D.S. Criteria Procedures, Safety Guidelines, First Aid/C.P.R., Environmental Health Codes, Local, State and Federal Guidelines. Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills. Skilled to all technical and sanitary aspects of food preparation and presentations. Ability to clearly speak read and write in English.

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Spectra Food & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services, L.P.), an affiliate of Comcast-Spectacor, is a fast-growing industry...