Oak View Group

Oak View Group

Food & Beverage Manager| Sioux City Convention Center

Oak View Group - Manager
Sioux City · IA
Food and Beverage: Food/Beverage Management
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The Food & Beverage Manager is responsible for overseeing the execution\service of all catered & concessions events with a primary focus on the Sioux City Convention Center and Orpheum Theatre. This role will also include duties/projects as assigned at the Tyson Event Center. The Food & Beverage is responsible for assisting the AGM & General Manager with the efficient, professional, and profitable operation. The Food & Beverage Manager must be personable and able to work in an ever- changing fast-paced environment.  The Food & Beverage Manager will be responsible for training and developing all service staff.   


The Food & Beverage Manager must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events per business need. 


This role will pay a salary of $55,000 to $60,000.


For FT roles: Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).

Job Expires: 5/6/24


  • Overall Management of Catering and Concessions Food and Beverage operations including: interviewing, hiring, scheduling, ordering, inventory, labor costs and equipment maintenance. 
  • Ensure legal, efficient, professional and profitable operation of the venue. 
  • Generate and review financial reports, including budgets, projections, forecasting, revenue analysis, disbursements, capital investments, labor and product costs, wage and salary control, P&L financial statements. 
  • Conflict resolution; last-resort mediation; arbitration and labor negotiations, when applicable. 
  • Responsible for overseeing the serving of meals to guests or directing guests to the buffet line. 
  • Responsible for overseeing serving beverages to guests including alcoholic beverages.  Must check guest’s ID to verify minimum age requirement for the purchase of alcoholic beverages. 
  • Responsible for observing guests to respond to any additional requests and determine when the meal has been completed. 
  • Responsible for executing all directives stated in all Banquet Event Orders. 
  • Responsible for completion and updating of administrative paperwork associated with events, i.e. diagrams, timelines and side-work assignments. 
  • Responsible for ensuring tableware and linens replaced as necessary. 
  • Be able to identify ingredients or explains how various items on the menu are prepared. 
  • Assists in setting up banquet functions including linens, dishware, glassware and silverware. 
  • Responsible for observing guests to respond to any additional requests and determine before, during or after the served meal. 
  • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas. 
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance. 
  • Assures that the location equipment is operable and clean prior to start of event. 
  • Responsible for recognizing guests that are visibly intoxicated and taking action to cut off alcohol to such individuals. 
  • Leads F&B team with projects including training, inventory and special events. 
  • Leads Concessions Department in supervising outlets when business demands. 
  • Knowledge of Union Contract contents 
  • Enforces all OVG policies and procedures. 
  • Practices excellent Human Resources skills regarding employee relations, corrective action, coaching and counseling employees and completes all necessary HR related paperwork. 
  • Program Point of Sale system with accurate menu items and pricing prior to events.  
  • All other duties as assigned by the Asst. General Manager and General Manager. 


  • 2-year degree in Business Management or Hospitality preferred but will consider relevant work experience. 
  • Experience working in a management capacity in a high volume fast-paced restaurant or catering environment. 
  • Experience with Bypass/Clover Point of Sale system.  
  • Capable of operating in Microsoft Office applications including: Excel, Word, PowerPoint.  
  • Ability to supervise the work of others. 
  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment. 
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English. 
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment. 
  • Possess valid food handling certificate or alcohol service permit if required by state or federal regulations. 
  • Ability to handle cash accurately and responsibly. 
  • Ability to calculate basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages) as they relate to POS cash/credit transactions, cash reconciliation and product inventory.