Assistant Concessions Manager

Centerplate - Denver, CO3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $48,000 - $62,000 a year
We are seeking an Assistant Hospitality Manager Quick Serve for Centerplate at the Colorado Convention Center located at 700 14th Street Denver, CO.

Opened in 1990, with more than 100 professional meeting planners working together with architects to design every aspect of the building, the result was simple; a sensible, state-of-the-art facility with easy traffic flow and everything you need in a stunningly beautiful building in the heart of downtown Denver. Expanded in 2005, well-known as one of the most practical and "user friendly" meeting facilities, the Colorado Convention Center is now home to over 250+ events annually. The Colorado Convention Center is located within easy walking distance of over 8,400 hotel rooms, 300 restaurants, 9 theatres of the Denver Performing Arts Complex and a wide variety of shopping and retail outlets.

Centerplate and our partner venues have been defining extraordinary experiences through thoughtful hospitality, expertly delivered, for more than 80 years at gathering places across North America and the United Kingdom. As the pioneer and leader in live event hospitality, we are committed to making the time that people spend together more rewarding and more valuable. "Making it better to be there since 1929."

Principal Function

The Hospitality Assistant Manager- Quick Serve is responsible for supporting all aspects of Quick Serve (concessions) operations within larger venues, to include multiple-concept food courts, permanent stands, portable carts and kiosks, in-venue restaurants, private clubs and upscale suite catering.

The Hospitality Assistant Manager- Quick Serve will assist in implementing seasonal and long-term business strategies to drive Quick Serve sales revenue and meet or exceed the unit's overall financial goals. They will help to maximize sales by ensuring that guests receive an exceptional overall experience and that service expectations are met or exceeded within all unit outlets.

The Hospitality Assistant Manager- Quick Serve will contribute to Centerplate's goal to be #1 in Event Hospitality through the performance of activities geared toward the creation of an energized and positive work environment for Quick Serve department staff.

Essential Responsibilities

Maximize Centerplate's Quick Serve revenues and operational excellence through oversight of systems and policies related to concessions operations.
Provide leadership and direction to Supervisors, Leads and line staff.
Ensure that policies and procedures for processing customer transactions are adhered to.
Contribute to goal of making Centerplate #1 in Event Hospitality and the #1 Employer of Choice through personal commitment and leading by example.

Bachelor's degree and/or appropriate combination of education and experience to support on-the-job effectiveness.
A minimum of 2 years of previous leadership experience within a diverse food and beverage environment.
Venue catering/concessions experience and multi-site experience strongly preferred.
Strong working knowledge of food safety, sanitation, and general workplace safety standards with knowledge of Health Department requirements.
Demonstrated financial acumen; P&L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is highly desirable
Competent in all Microsoft Office programs.
Flexibility, ability to work extended or irregular hours to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Other requirements include but are not limited to:
Proven ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management; Ability to promote and participate in team environment concepts
Self-starter who can work independently and on several tasks/projects simultaneously, and who can contribute to functional areas of the business outside of the finance area.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Initiative in identifying and resolving problems timely and effectively.
Subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in weight (pots, pans, etc.); must be able to maneuver in an often tightly-quartered environment.

Hours are often extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Centerplate is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.