We are continually seeking talented individuals with previous experience in the hospitality industry to join our full and part-time personnel. Resumes and cover letters can be submitted to Human Resources via e-mail to email@example.com.
Great Performances, NYC's premier event, catering and hospitality company is seeking highly skilled, NYC-experienced, professional and friendly CONCESSION BARTENDERS to work flexible shifts at the Apollo Theater, located at West 125th Street, Harlem, NY.
A love of music and the performing arts are an absolute must!! Part time, flexible shifts are available but Wednesdays and Weekends are required.
Candidates are responsible for providing excellent customer service to our patrons and guests. Bartending and customer service experience required. Knowledge of POS systems, credit card transactions and cash handling required.
Submit resume and cover letter explaining your interest, relevant experience, and career goals to firstname.lastname@example.org and please indicate “Concession Bartender” in the subject line.
Human Resources Assistant
Great Performances, New York City’s premier catering and event company is seeking an HR Assistant to work in their Human Resources department. Reporting to the Human Resources Director, he/she will be responsible for administrative tasks related to employment, benefits, employee relations, payroll, and other duties associated with HR.
· Assist HR with daily HR office operations
· Assist with new hire paperwork and orientation
· Update and maintain HR files
· Respond to employee and candidate inquiries and applications
· Conduct HR research
· Create and post job advertisements
· Assist with the administration of benefits
· Update and maintain current personnel forms and materials and distribute when necessary
· Other projects/duties as assigned
- Four year degree a plus, ideally in Human Resources
- 1-2 years’ experience in an HR position or internship
- Strong interpersonal, written and organizational skills
- Strong MS Office skills including Advanced Excel
- Excellent attention to detail
- Ability to work in a demanding, fast paced environment
- Must have a sense of humor
- Bilingual (Spanish) a plus
· Willingness to learn about the hospitality industry
Submit resume and cover letter explaining your interest, relevant experience, and career goals to email@example.com and please indicate “HR Assistant Position” in the subject line.
Great Performances is seeking to grow the design department. The Design Manager will support the Executive Creative Director to ensure successful execution of design initiatives for events and special projects and manage the design process for sales teams' day-to-day special events.
• Create mood boards, renderings, floor plans, and visual presentations for sales team as needed
• Create custom menu cards, signage and other event-related graphics
• Collaborate with culinary sales to advise on rentals, design and presentation
• Create and maintain project budgets
• Create client-facing proposals
• Working alongside Executive Creative Director, ensure that designer's vision is successfully executed
• Attend events and tastings to ensure implementation of design concepts through completion, providing hands-on set up and on-site styling support
• Communicate with Event Staff by providing visual information (sketches, diagrams)
• Assist with internal education and training programs
• Assist with event related tasks and errands as needed
• Convert Signage/Graphics designed by Executive Creative Director into templates
• Manage Signage and Graphic Library on server
• Print Menus/ Graphics as required
• Collaborate with Executive Creative Director, marketing, and photographers to execute hands-on styling of food and beverage photo-shoots; coordinate props and rentals.
• Create spread sheets and budgets ensuring project organization
• Manage departmental design calendar ensuring successful project organization
• Maintain and organize shared resources and server file organization
•Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
•Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher
•Exceptional attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
•Excellent Verbal and Written Communication skills
•Demonstrated strong research experience
•Understanding of visual relationships and styles
•Knowledge of NYC Vendors and Marketplace
•Passionate about Food, Design, and Events
•Must be able to lift a 50lb. box
College degree or equivalent experience, with strong course work/experience in event design, interior design, industrial design, preferably from an accredited Art/ Design School is ideal. This is not a graphic design position, however, graphic design skills are required. Excellent benefit package available.
If you have these qualifications send your resume, portfolio, and cover letter with "Design Manager" in subject section to: Foodandeventdesign@gmail.com Must include salary history and compensation requirements.
Great Performances, NYC's premier catering, event and hospitality company has job opportunities at BAM, Brooklyn Academy of Music, an internationally, recognized urban arts and cultural center in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn.
We are looking to build a team of individuals who are willing to work all of the following positions: host, server, busser/runner, catering attendant and concession bartender. Candidates should have a passion for the arts and an interest in great food.
We are looking for candidates with a friendly personality, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and great customer service experience. Must be able to successfully work in a team environment. Experience in cash handling, knowledge of credit card transactions and POS experience is required. Knowledge of alcoholic beverages and prior bartending experience is required, as well as prior food/restaurant experience.
You must be flexible for scheduling purposes as schedules will fluctuate. You must be able to work weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Weekly schedules revolve around theatre programming, 3-5 shifts per week during busy season and 2-3 shifts per week during slow season. Weekday shifts start times are between 3:00 to 5:00pm and Weekend shifts start times are between 9:00am to 3:00pm.
Please reply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your availability.
You must be able to provide documentation that you are legally able to work in the United States.
Assistant Event Director
Great Performances, New York's premier catering and event planning company, has an exceptional opportunity for a qualified Assistant Event Director. If you have strong administrative, operational and organizational skills and 1-3 years demonstrated successful full-time event planning experience, you are invited to apply.
Responsibilities include the creation/revision of sales proposals and development of materials to plan and execute an event such as menu, staff and beverage orders and rental equipment. Interface with clients to gather planning information, orchestrate tastings, conduct venue site inspections, liaise with event captains, vendors and venue managers, and be an on-site presence during events.
The successful candidate is a self-motivated team player who can multi-task, prioritize, and work efficiently in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment. A college degree including event planning or hospitality internships is highly desirable. Accuracy, strong attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects and excellent communication skills are critical components to job success. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed.
This position offers practical training, development, and excellent exposure to the NYC event world. Historically, successful Assistant Event Directors have advanced to become Event Planners and Directors. Excellent benefits package including medical, dental and time off.
If you have the right qualifications, send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to email@example.com. Please include "Assistant Event Director" in the subject line.
PM Pastry Cook
Great Performances, New York City's most exciting event/catering group, seeks an experienced, talented, ambitious and responsible Pastry Cook to join our pastry department in our production kitchen. We are looking for individuals with a high energy level and the ability to work well in a team environment.
The candidate must be able to assemble and decorate cakes, tarts, truffles, cookies, etc., and provide quality service in pastry production in accordance with guided specifications while paying detailed attention to color, taste, texture, portion size and overall appearance as well as maintaining organization, cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment. The candidate must have good organizational skills and ability to multitask.
A minimum of two year kitchen experience in pastry is required
Ability to lift 50lbs and stand for at least 8 hours
Familiarity with the Spanish language is preferred
Must be able to work from 4pm to 12 am, from Tuesday through Saturday
This position also requires the candidate to be flexible in their availability to be scheduled for work; due to business demands, weekend availability may be required and schedules may vary.
Please submit your resume via Craigslist with PM Pastry Cook in the subject line. Please include your work related references. You must be able to provide documentation showing that you are legally eligible to work in the United States. No phone calls please.
Prep Cook/Line Cook
Great Performances, New York's premier catering, event and food service company, seeks a Prep Cook/Line Cook for our Kitchen. We are looking for an individual with a high energy level and the ability to work well in a team environment.
You must be able to prepare food, emphasizing quality, appearance, speed and proper portioning. Perform kitchen maintenance and sanitation according to policy standards. Strong knife skills are essential.
3+ years of kitchen experience with basic prepping skills as specified.
Ability to lift 50lbs and standing for at least 8 hours.
Food Handling Certificate a plus.
If interested submit your resume via e-mail with "Prep/Line Cook" in the subject line. To firstname.lastname@example.org Please include your availability and references. You must be able to provide documentation showing that you are legally eligible to work in the United States.
Service Positions at Chelsea Piers Connecticut
Great Performances, New York City's premier catering, event, and food service company seeks a Sous Chef for our production kitchen. We are looking for an individual with a high energy level, professionalism and the ability to work well in a team environment.
The Sous Chef is directly responsible for the effective operation of the Great Performances production kitchen. He/She is responsible for directing the chefs and cooks to prepare the highest quality products according to the Great Performances standards. The Sous Chef is directly responsible for maintaining the highest standards of utilization in order to maintain food cost and labor costs to be in line with the annual budget. This position is responsible for ensuring that all events and remote locations receive the necessary and appropriate food required.
Essential Job Functions:
Scheduling and forecasting the needs of all culinary staff in the production kitchen according to business levels;
Training and development of all culinary staff in the production kitchen;
Effective mentoring and performance management of all culinary staff in the production kitchen;
Maintain the food cost at or below budget.
Oversee the production of all food items according to Great Performances standards and guidelines;
Review all menu items for accuracy, freshness and consistency;
Maintain a recipe system for all menu items;
Oversee and assist in the effective check off of events and deliveries to ensure that quality standards are met;
Troubleshoot any and all issues as they arise for the production kitchen;
Review the production needs for each event, prior to and during production, to ensure that accuracy, quality and portioning needs are met;
Work closely with the Purchasing department to ensure that there is effective utilization of product;
Effectively communicate the mission of Great Performances to all managers and employees;
Travel to events and remotes as needed according to business demands; and
Work a flexible schedule to accommodate seasonal business levels.
Close kitchen down in organized and timely manner
Manage Evening Shift and production levels to meet timelines
Organizes Walk In Boxes for Next Day Production
Manages Evening Porters in cleaning kitchen and breakdown
Performs other duties as assigned to ensure overall operational success
Successful completion of an accredited culinary training program and been awarded an Associates Degree or higher from an accredited culinary school or an apprenticeship program;
A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in Sous Chef position or higher in a quality high volume off premises catering/banquet establishment. Able to handle high volume production and ordering. Able to manage team of up to 15 people. Computer skills a must. Food Handlers Certificate is a strong Plus!
Please send resume with Sous Chef in subject line to: email@example.com