East Division

Food and Beverage Manager

Normal CornBelters Professional Baseball Team
Normal, IL
Food and Beverage: Food/Beverage Management
Food and Beverage Manager
This is a seasonal position:   It will only be available from mid April until the beginning of September. 

Summary:   Under the direction of the General Manager and Food and Beverage Director, the F&B Manager is responsible for the effective leadership of venue operations including event planning, promotion, menu planning, inventory control standards, compliance with alcohol service policies, safety, guest service, employee/volunteer recruitment training, and supervision.  F&B Manager oversees the operations of concessions and catering during event and non-event periods.  Partners with the team’s ticket and sponsorship related efforts, to increase revenues and guest satisfaction while providing financial analysis, streamlining operations, and effectively managing costs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Strong, Leadership, Management Planning and Coaching Skills.
·         Staffing – Proper staffing levels, Set Goals, and Expectations, Training.
·         Ability to drive consistency & strategic and innovative initiatives.
·         Work with the management staff to identify and evaluate strategies.
·         Monitor all event activity to ensure proper planning and execution of events.
·         Execute food and beverage policies and procedures.
·         Continue education on BASSET Training Programs, safety programs and the Department of Health's regulations as they apply to food service handling.
·         Strong communication skills; both written and verbal with an ability to communicate on various levels to include Sr. Management, customers, volunteers, and sponsors. 
·         Proficient computer skills to include various internal programs, Microsoft Office programs, email, and internet.
Qualifications/Education Requirements:

·         This position requires at least 2 years of experience successfully managing F&B operations / preferably in a large sports and entertainment venue, theme park, or similar environment.
·         Experience managing in a fast-paced environment with a focus on providing innovative hospitality, high-quality food and beverage services as well as experience in retail merchandise within a venue.
·         The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent leadership, planning, and organizational abilities. Candidates should be able to work independently, multi-task, solve problems, and collaborate with other staff at all levels. Candidates must demonstrate excellent skills in verbal and written communication.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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