Compass Group, North America Concessions Manager - Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois
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The disruptor in defining the sports and entertainment hospitality experience, Levy is recognized as the market leader and most critically acclaimed hospitality company in its industry. Twice named one of the 10 most innovative companies in sports by Fast Company magazine and one of the top three Best Employers for Diversity in America by Forbes, Levy’s diverse portfolio includes award-winning restaurants; iconic sports and entertainment venues, zoos and cultural institutions, theaters, and convention centers; as well as the Super Bowl, Grammy Awards, US Open Tennis Tournament, Kentucky Derby, and NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL, and MLS All-Star Games.
As a Concessions Manager, you will be responsible for leading and motivating our hourly team members to provide a warm welcome and delicious food to our guests. The ideal candidate will be an experienced operations leader who is focused on people and quality standards.
Ensuring all stations are set up and ready for events
Supporting the recruitment and training of team members in our standards and procedures
Supervising operations during the event and troubleshooting where needed
Working with colleagues to continuously improve operational performance
Proactively engaging in processes for loss prevention
Working primarily in the concessions department, this role will also support the premium department as needed
Completing point of sale updates and regular maintenance checks
Ensuring the timely implementation and communication of promotions
Managing loss prevention activities including managing cash drops/collection, completing cash variance logs, and overseeing the nightly Goods Out of Stock (GOS) procedure
Working in partnership with other departments to ensure accurate completion of the requisition process
Working with the culinary and purchasing team to ensure regular updates to the concessions theoretical matrix to ensure accurate theoretical margin calculations
Managing gratis sheet process to ensure accurate tracking of any comped items
Ensuring compliance with all Payment Card Information rules
Implementing concessions production sheet to ensure accurate production and minimal wastage
Conducting progressive coaching with team members
Completion of monthly beverage wastage report
Regular equipment maintenance, e.g. beer line cleaning
Re-stocking of concessions and bars to maximize event readiness
Ensuring all appropriate alcohol service signage is placed and that Responsible Service of Alcohol protocols are followed
Completion and processing of alcohol incident logs to identify recurring issues or trends
Supporting recruitment activities for team members and NFP’s
Holding pre-shift meetings to set the tone for events
Managing location "Keys to the Future" activities to develop future leaders
Support team member orientation training to ensure all hourly team members
NPO Group management and communication
Overseeing service standards during events to ensure a high level of the guest experience
Ensuring accurate end of month inventory completion
Managing product transfers and requisition sheets to accurately track products during events
Managing and resolving guest complaints
Managing team member incidents/accidents and following all required reporting procedures
Completing a monthly department safety inspection
Monthly safety training conducted for team members
Managing team member scheduling in line with demand forecasts
Verifying payroll, entering gratuities
Subcontractor communications - ensuring all paperwork is completed correctly and submitted, scheduled properly, staffing has completed all required pieces of training, etc.
Completing events walks of the building
Supporting other properties and departments as demanded by the business
Other duties/responsibilities as assigned
2+ years of experience in a food and beverage operational position
Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management is preferred
High level of computer literacy
Passion for hospitality, food, and retail
Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
ge of MS Office products
ServSafe Certified preferred
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Positions at this location may require a COVID-19 vaccination. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this account may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.
Levy is a member of Compass Group USA. Compass Group/Levy is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass/Levy, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity.
*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)
At Levy, team = family. And we’ll always take care of family, learn more about Levy benefits offered.
Life Insurance/ AD
Flexible Time Off Plan
Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
Associate Shopping Program
Health and Wellness Programs
Identity Theft Protection
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Req ID: 1151481