Senior Culinary Operations Manager
Company: SAN MANUEL INDIAN BINGO & CASINO
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Under the direction of the Executive Sous Chef while working
closely with the Executive Chef and VP of Culinary, the Senior
Culinary Operations Manager supervises culinary management staff
and hourly staff in daily overall kitchen operations. They will be
directly responsible for all scheduling, supervising, coordinating,
hiring and training of culinary staff of designated venue kitchen
to include Cafeteria located at the Community Center. They will
develop all menus and recipes for designated venue as well as
participate in planning, preparing and cooking of foods for all
menus for all occasions including special functions and holidays,
and for San Manuel as a whole. They will collaborate with Culinary
Leadership and Venue Manager to establish menu forecasts based on
customer counts or business forecasts, historic business levels,
The Senior Culinary Operations Manager will also be responsible
for creating and executing: an effective communication plan,
strategic presentations, policy and procedures, systems for
organizing, tracking as well as streamlining processes. They will
work closely with Food and Beverage leadership and support
departments/business partners to assist operations in achieving
business objectives and desired results in a high performance
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Maintains and ensures that recipes, flavor profiles, consistency
in quality, appearance and production time frames are adhered to
for all menu/food items being produced and that all food items
needed for production are available to staff. Understands menu
development techniques and development of recipes, plating guides
and menu cards.
Responsible for all financial aspects of the kitchen operations
of designated venue(s); including, but not limited to, food cost,
purchasing supplies, kitchen equipment, labor cost and other
Ensures that all logs, requisitions and any other necessary
paperwork is filled out and submitted in the proper form and time
Conducts monthly inventory and works in conjunction with Venue
Manager and F&B Analyst to ensure proper financial closure of
Possesses strong management skills; perform periodic and annual
performance reviews of all culinary management staff; understands
corrective counseling methods and how to properly document any
issues that arise with staff.
Oversees all staff, front and back of the house, located at the
Community Center Cafeteria. Schedules kitchen management, cook
staff, and serving staff within budgeted labor cost; approves
vacation requests ensuring that staffing levels are still met.
Ensures safe working conditions are in place at all times for
kitchen and food service staff; investigates and reports all
employee injuries or accidents according to policy.
Monitors all kitchen areas to ensure Health Department, Gaming,
Casino, IHS, FDA and OSHA codes & policies are followed at all
times; Reports any violation(s) of codes and policies immediately
upon discovery; Participates in all Gaming, IHS and all other
Assist in overseeing needed catering activities including, but
not limited to, overseeing room set-ups and display and ensuring
proper quality service including proper temperature management,
signage, condiments, service vessels and utensils.
- Perform other duties as assigned to support the efficient
operation of the department.%
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the
organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities
include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning,
assigning reviewing and directing work; evaluating and appraising
performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
complaints and resolving problems.
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- Vocational/Technical/Business certification in related field
- Management training and/or culinary education preferred.
- Minimum seven (7) years management experience of large resort
or convention hotel or similar Casino type operation which includes
high volume production, upscale catering and multi-unit aspects as
well as larger staff management at Sous Chef level or above
- Possess advanced knowledge of single unit culinary
- Ability to handle high volume a la carte kitchen cooking, high
volume catering/banquet production and expediting of food during
peak periods of business in all stated areas.
- Possess advanced skill level in hands-on training of
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) is
- At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission
you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
- Must obtain and maintain a ServSafe certification within 90
days of employment.
- A qualified candidate/employee must have a valid driver's
license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the
company's insurance carrier.
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will
make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990.
As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire,
San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of
its employees. Join our team today!
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