Oak View Group

Director of Food & Beverage | Enercare Centre

Location CA-ON-Toronto
Job ID
2022-8517
Group
OVG - Food Services & Hospitality
Location Name
OVG FH - Enercare Centre
Category
Food & Beverage Management
Type
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.

Overview

The Director of Food and Beverage is responsible for the efficient, and profitable operation of the catering and retail concessions at the Enercare Centre. This individual will manage some of the fulltime management staff and ensures full compliance with the labor laws, sanitation and food-related ordinances, and alcohol service regulations. In addition to managing the day-to-day F&B business operations, the Director of Food and Beverage works closely with the General Manager on solicit new sources of revenue.

 

This candidate must have a positive attitude, passion for food and beverage, easily adaptable to any situation, solutionist, and a team leader!

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the venues retail/catering operations before, during and after the event
  • Ensure all setups for retail and catering are ready to go before event time
  • Inspect the operation on a regular basis to ensure that the established quality standards are met
  • Review and amend F&B policies & procedures as needed
  • Prepare required reports accurately and submits them on time, follows up with department managers to ensure that their reporting is completed within the same timeline
  • Give the managers clear direction and provide the necessary assistance for them to provide them to perform their jobs
  • Evaluate each manager’s performance and makes recommendations for their areas of improvement
  • Assist in the development of menus and marketing plans with Catering Manager and Chef 
  • Review and amend F&B policies & procedures as needed
  • Oversee scheduling and labor FOH & BOH
  • Required to build and manage a new beverage program for catering and retail concessions
  • Establish and maintain personal relationships with event organizers, suppliers, vendors
  • All other duties as assigned by the Asst. General Manager 

Qualifications

    • Minimum 7 years management experience in food-related or concessions / catering
    • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, professional, and courteous manner which fosters a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work
    • Superior attention to detail; first-class organizational skills
    • High energy, positive, professional attitude, takes pride in work
    • Ability to make sound business/operations decisions quickly and under pressure
    • Solid working knowledge of computer applications: Microsoft office, POS systems, timekeeping
    • Strong interpersonal skills required, including excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language

 

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.

Vaccination Statement

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19.   Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.

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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