Delaware North Chicago, IL, USA
Oct 16, 2019Full time
Our Exciting Work Environment Grounded in a foundation of family ownership for over 100 years, Delaware North has earned a reputation as one of the most admired family-owned hospitality companies in the world. At Guaranteed Rate Field, we provide food and beverage concessions, and retail services for our Major League Baseball partner, the Chicago White Sox. We're working behind the scenes and on the front lines - making each guest experience, moment and memory the best it can be. The ideal candidate will act as a team leader and motivator for kitchen staff; strong interpersonal skills and being a clear communicator are essential. Responsibilities The successful associate will be responsible for assisting with daily supervision and production of all operations including game and non-game day events. The Executive Sous Chef supervises and works to develop the culinary staff at the property Responsible for the preparation and production of food to be served throughout the facility, and any special culinary events (i.e., banquets, parties, etc.) Maintains knowledge of local competition and general industry trends Ensures culinary staff adheres to all Delaware North policies and procedures, Food Safety standards, GuestPath standards and all other policies and procedures Training and developing of staff Responsible for the procurement of all food products while following company specifications Oversees weekly and monthly inventories Ability to control food waste and identify opportunities for improvement of food/labor costs Ensures that all progressive disciplinary procedures are followed as outlined by Delaware North and that all employees under him/her are given fair and equitable treatment Creates a highly functional, teamwork-orientated back of house team Qualifications Three to five years Culinary Arts experience, including previous experience in a management role such as Chef de Cuisine, Senior Sous Chef, or Executive Kitchen Manager Experience in a high-volume operation supervising personnel is required Past stadium experience is a plus! Familiar with monitoring of food and labor cost, menu development and costing. Familiar with ordering and inventory procedures Associates degree in Culinary Arts preferred Knowledge of basic accounting procedures Excellent organization and multitasking skills Ability to coach, develop and train others Ability to follow and write bulk recipes for production and service ServSafe Certification required Must obtain ACF certification within 2 years of employment (company sponsored!) Culinary Practical as part of interview process Resume required with application for consideration. #LI-AB1 Equal Employment Opportunity Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer. Who We Are Take your career beyond the ordinary-to the extraordinary. At Delaware North, you'll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it's in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there's no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision, grow with us. Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately-held hospitality companies in the world. Founded and owned by the Jacobs family for nearly 100 years, it is a global leader in hospitality and food service with operations in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurants and catering, parks, resorts, gaming and specialty retail industries. Delaware North has annual revenue exceeding $3 billion with 60,000 employee associates. To learn more, visit . All applicants will be subject to a pre-employment background check and may be subject to a pre-employment drug test depending upon the position and/or client requirements. Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.