Oak View Group

Lead Cook |Part-Time| Grand Junction Convention Center

Location US-CO-Grand Junction
Job ID
2024-14187
Location Name
Grand Junction Convention Center
Category
Culinary / Kitchen Management
Type
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.

 

We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.

 

More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn

Overview

The Lead Cook is responsible for preparing foods to be served to guests throughout the venue, while also providing direction and guidance to other culinary and kitchen team members.  The Lead Cook will often have direct contact with the public working in areas such as a buffet line slicing meats or preparing dishes to order. 

 

This role will pay an hourly wage of $16.00 to $20. 

 

For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.

job expires 4/30/2024

About the Venue

Located in Downtown Grand Junction, CO at the recently renovated Grand Junction Convention Center which also services the Amphitheater at Las Colonias Park and the Historic Avalon Theatre. This position will primarily work at the Grand Junction Convention Center with opportunities to work events at all three venues and serve concessions at Stocker Stadium.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing high quality, fresh food products in a timely manner for delivery to guests.
  • Prepares hot and cold foods following company recipes and portioning requirements.
  • Participates as a team player with specific responsibilities as related to preparation, excellent service and delivery of product.
  • Responsible for reporting any maintenance required for kitchen equipment.
  • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas.
  • Responsible for observing and testing foods to ensure proper cooking.
  • Responsible for portioning, arranging and garnishing food plates for delivery to guests.
  • Responsible for consulting with Executive Chef, Sous Chef to plan menus and estimate expected food consumption.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years previous culinary experience working in a high volume food and beverage operation
  • Previous supervisory experience (preferred)
  • Able to operate standard kitchen equipment to including the broiler, steamer, convection oven, mixer, meat slicer and chef knife.
  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.
  • Possess valid food handling certificate if required by state and federal regulations
  • ServSafe preferred

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.

EEO

Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

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