Provide direct and general supervision to culinary team. Direct the daily execution of all assigned kitchen’s food production and service execution while establishing and maintaining standards of operation in the areas of food quality, timeliness of food, cleanliness and maintenance, profitability and supervision of staff; ensure compliance with health department regulations while supporting Belterra Park’s vision, mission and values.
(The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this job class and are not all inclusive for specific positions.)
Deliver internal and external guest service the Pinnacle Way. Always exhibit a friendly and approachable demeanor. Be polite and courteous when speaking with guests and team members. Look for and act upon opportunities to assist guests and team members. Be sincere and genuine during all interactions. Be prepared with the knowledge and skill required to be responsive to guests and team member’s needs and questions.
Staff, schedule, evaluate, train, develop and monitor culinary team. Recommend wage increases, promotions, demotions, discipline and other employment actions for team members.
Understand department objectives, standards, guidelines and budget to achieve effective supervision of department; adjust daily schedule according to business levels.
Oversee all cooking operations, including methods of preparation, portion control, monitoring timeliness of food delivery and garnishing; ensuring a high quality preparation and attractive presentation of all food to meet corporate standards and policies.
Observe and monitor staff adherence to health department regulations regarding food handling, storage, temperature, and cleanliness of work environment.
Assist Executive Chef in developing and implementing department management plans including budgets, labor schedules and systems of accountability.
Assist Executive Chef in developing and implementing policies, procedures and rules including operations manuals, to promote compliance with company and regulatory guidelines.
Ensure proper communication between front of house and back of house operations while taking ownership of all responsible areas.
Meet daily deadlines of opening, creating, and posting table-talks for specials and produces sample dishes for pre-shifts in a timely manner and reviews nightly special postings, prep level reports, and critical inventory comparisons.
Ensure periodic quality checks for all products, i.e., temperature checks are conducted.
Oversee the monitoring of weekly sales and adjusts prep production levels as well as ensuring all food products are ordered to par levels and can make adjustments according to business volumes.
Ensure daily line checks are performed with front of the house managers.
Oversee and ensure all stations are properly stocked and set up.
Initiate periodic kitchen walkthroughs to ensure quality of food meets corporate specifications and cleanliness standards.
Oversee and ensure all kitchen equipment and working conditions are well maintained.
Maintain food and labor costs at the budgetary guidelines while possessing an understanding of costing formulas and yield percentages.
Ensure accurate inventories and menu item price verification is conducted.
Participate in long range planning including new menus, equipment, budget planning and renovations.
Research and explain back of the house line item variances for Report of Operations.
Write and cost recipes while developing a collection of recipes in a recipe book.
Perform all duties including purchasing and menu changes, in adherence to all corporate specifications and company standards and policy.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
These skills and abilities are typically acquired through completion of a degree from a certified food service program, apprenticeship, culinary school or equivalent; a minimum of 5 years previous industry experience, with 3 years of experience as a Sous Chef or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
The truly unique entertainment complex, Belterra Park Gaming, features an expansive facility on 122 acres just minutes east of downtown Cincinnati. The facility features six food & beverage outlets, 1,500 Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs), and maintains the only turf track in Ohio. Best of all, guests can expect the same high level of service at Belterra Park as they receive at Belterra Casino Resort.
Belterra Park Gaming
6301 Kellogg Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45230