Oak View Group

Catering Supervisor|Part-time| Colonial Downs Racetrack

Location US-VA-New Kent
Job ID
2024-15891
Location Name
Colonial Downs Racetrack
Category
Catering/Banquet/Event Sales
Type
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.

 

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

Overview

The Catering Supervisor oversees all aspects of a banquet or event, including set-up, food presentation, serving, and cleanup while focusing on detail and quality presentation and customer service. Catering supervisors are also responsible for training and coaching of the banquet staff.

 

This role will pay an hourly wage of $20 to $25.00. 

 

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

 

Close 7/30/2024

Responsibilities

  • Approaches all encounters with guests and colleagues in a friendly, service-oriented manner
  • Maintains constant communication with guests and on-site contact to ensure all expectations are met or exceeded
  • Remains alert of complaints and or/unsatisfied guests and responds appropriately to ensure guest satisfaction
  • Coordinates with other departments to arrange for the delivery of requested services.
  • Maintains constant contact with kitchen staff to ensure complete effective communication between food production and food service
  • Ensures all functions are set and staff is prepared and organized before required time on BEO
  • Inspects table place settings, including table linen, china, glass, silverware and condiments for correct placement and ensures that each element is clean, undamaged and attractive
  • Ensures proper setting of buffet tables and other food service tables
  • Arranges for and ensures proper sequence of service for each event
  • Supervises clearing and post function cleanup and garbage removal
  • Maintains clean and orderly back areas, pre-function areas and storage areas
  • Assures that all china, glassware, silverware, linen, etc are returned to their proper location after each event
  • Supervises the handling, storage, and security of all catering service equipment and decor
  • Assists with staff training programs
  • Conducts regular staff meetings to build rapport and ensures colleagues are well informed
  • Work with the Executive Chef to ensure appropriate inventories are stocked including food and beverage and non-food and beverage items used for Food and Beverage events.
  • Work with the Event/Sales Manager(s) to ensure quality and accuracy of set-ups within all catering rooms.
  • Become familiar with the computer systems and technology currently in use in the various food and beverage areas, and administration as it relates to food and beverage, from both a hardware and software perspective.

Qualifications

  • Valid ServSafe Certification
  • Valid Alcohol Service Permit
  • Basic computer proficiency: E-mail, Excel, Word, Outlook, Schedule+.
  • Working knowledge of Point of Sale and timekeeping systems.
  • Previous supervisory experience is required
  • Knowledge of food and beverage operation and preparation is required
  • Cash handling abilities; basic math skills including significant number manipulation.
  • Ability to work a variable work schedule (including evenings and weekends, as required), depending upon event and business requirements.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a flexible schedule, be highly motivated and quality driven
  • Detail oriented yet able to excel while multi-tasking
  • Able to accept responsibility and lead by example
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to lift 25 LBS

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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