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Legends Hospitality Chef in Saratoga Springs, New York

Description

LEGENDS

Founded in 2008, Legends is a premium experiences company with six divisions operating worldwide – Global Planning, Global Sales, Global Partnerships, Hospitality, Global Merchandise, and Global Technology Solutions – offering clients and partners a 360-degree data and analytics fueled service solution platform to elevate their brand and execute their vision. Currently, Legends works with marquee clients across business verticals including professional sports; collegiate; attractions; entertainment; and conventions and leisure. We are the industry leaders in designing, planning and realizing exceptional experiences in sports and entertainment. For more information, visit www.Legends.net and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @TheLegendsWay.

THE VENUE

The Saratoga Performing Arts Center is a large amphitheatre located in Saratoga Springs, New York, on the grounds of Saratoga Spa State Park. It presents summer performances of classical music, jazz, pop and rock, country, comedy, dance, opera, as well as a Wine & Food Festival.

THE ROLEThe Chef position will report to the General Manager and will be responsible to coordinate the day to day operations of the venue.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Ability to set up and prepare all food items; opening and closing duties; replenishment and rotation of stock as directed by the General Manager- Concessions and Regional Executive Chef.

  • Set up of non-food items for shift; high level of sanitation awareness and conscientiousness; professional, safe, and efficient manner.

  • Inputting daily event sheets and daily reports.

  • Production of menu items in a timely manner and in accordance with company standards.

  • Ability to follow directions precisely and consistently; maintenance of work area and proper food storage; opening and closing duties.

  • Adheres to company guidelines and house rules, always exceeds guest expectations.

  • Assist in staffing, scheduling, training, and counseling of event staff.

  • Ability to interact with guests and staff in order to ensure guest satisfaction.

  • Must have extensive knowledge of food and beverage menu, specials and services offered.

  • Ability to assure compliance with company service standards, company inventory and cash control procedures.

  • Work as a team with fellow associates and other service departments within stadium.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform each essential duty above at the highest levels. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Professional training through a culinary education or working in a fast-paced high-volume fine dining restaurant/catering facility, full service casual dining preferred.

  • Ability to interact with co-workers in order to assure compliance with company service standards.

  • Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.

  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced, team orientated setting.

  • Must be able to read, speak and write in English.

  • Ability to lift and transport food and other items weighing up to 30 pounds, occasionally 50 pounds.

  • Ability to work all events, including: extended hours, nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to perform assigned production tasks including: constant reaching, bending, stooping, wiping, pushing, and pulling for extended periods of time.

COMPENSATION

Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, and 401k plan.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, walk, and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.

Qualifications

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • Food Handler's

  • ServSafe-food handling

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