The GWCCA is currently seeking a Food and Beverage Manager to join our team in Savannah. Be a part of our team of the 330,000 square foot Savannah Convention Center located directly across from historic Savannah and on the Savannah River. The Food & Beverage Manager ensures the food & beverage service for facility events operates efficiently and maintains consistent high food service and food quality standards within the Food & Beverage department as outlined by our core values. The ideal candidate is dependable, customer-focus oriented and is committed to providing the quality of work in line with our core values. Employees at the Georgia World Congress Center Authority embody our four core values- to be one, to be honest, to be stewards, to be dynamic – and contribute to our vision to be the #1 convention, sports, and entertainment destination in the world.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Supervises and schedules all food service personnel.
Inspects locations and observes workers and patrons to ensure compliance with occupational, health and safety standard and local liquor regulations.
Maintains all required control forms for each function, including consumption, time sheets, uniforms, inventory, etc.
Monitors budget to ensure efficient operation, and to ensure expenditures including labor and stay within budget limitations.
Responsible for purchase/rental of uniforms and linens.
Works with other Food and Beverage Managers to plan related activities such as dining room, bar, concessions and banquet operations.
Purchase and control all beverages.
Assist with month-end and semi-annual inventories which include beverages and china, glass and silver.
Supervises all event set-up and break-down.
Responsible for the proper accounting and reconciliation of point of sale systems and revenues.
Interviews, hires and trains staff; plans assigns and directs work.
All other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Excellent organizational, planning, communication, and inter-personal skills
Ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Ability to manage several direct reports.
Education and/or Experience
Associates Degree from 2-year College/University or 5 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience managing banquet or high volume food service venue.
Prior banquet service experience required.
All interested candidates should apply online at: www.gwccajobs.com
The Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such does not discriminate in hiring, promotions, or and terms or conditions of employment because of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, eligibility for military service, disability, or for any other illegal purpose.