We are continually seeking talented individuals with previous experience in the hospitality industry to join our personnel. Great Performances offers both full-time and part-time jobs and is frequently looking to hire new chefs, servers, and waiters. Resumes, cover letters or this application can be submitted to Human Resources via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax to (212) 924-5284. Please reference the position in which you are interested in the subject line of your e-mail or on your fax coversheet.
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 email@example.com 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.
Katchkie Farm Intern
Passionate about Sustainable Food? We are looking for an intern for Katchkie Farm based out of New York City this summer. The intern will have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of managing the consumer end of a local, organic farm. Internship will run June-August.
Responsibilities: The intern will be supervised by the CSA Coordinator and will learn how to market the farm through various forms of media, coordinate and assist at the weekly farmer’s markets, and work with our Community and Workplace CSA program. You will be out of the office a lot helping with weekly deliveries and learning and understanding the logistical realities of running a community and workplace CSA program.
Additionally, the intern will assist with a variety of educational projects that include: marketing, customer service, sustainable sourcing, building relationships with farmers and local vendors, doing research and development of new CSA programs, and writing for the weekly CSA newsletter, in addition to helping with daily activities, the will assist with the summer market. Intern will also have multiple opportunities to visit and work on the farm over the course of the summer.
The intern should be responsible, reliable, outgoing, organized, available flexible hours and passionate about sustainable food. Schedule is about 20-25 hours per week (must be available Wednesdays and Thursdays), with a possibility to complete some hours during the weekend, if needed. The intern must be able to receive credit for internship.
About our farm: Katchkie Farm, an organic farm located in Kinderhook, NY, was born in 2006 when GreatPerformances, the leading New York City catering and events company, bought 60 never-before-farmed acres and started growing its own organic vegetables and fruit on the land. AtKatchkie Farm, our desire to serve the freshest and most flavorful food takes root. Ourproduce is grown in our 10-acre vegetable garden and 9,000 square-feet of greenhouses.
Interested parties can submit a cover letter and resume to amy [dot] black [at] katchkiefarm.com
Great Performances, NYC's premier catering and hospitality firm, seeks an Assistant Controller to work in a five person accounting department handling multi-unit accounting. This position reports directly in to the Controller and will be a senior position in the accounting office.
The ideal candidate for this position must be able to successfully interact with varying levels of employees and be able to work efficiently in a fast paced environment. A desire to develop an understanding about the company operations and the hospitality industry pertaining to how they work can advance the business is a must.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Overseeing the day to day functions of the accounting department including; AP, AR, and Payroll
- Understanding all the accounting functions to provide back up support as needed
- Coordinate the preparation of financial reporting to include weekly and monthly P&L’s.
- Understand how to communicate and explain financial results to department heads and managers
- Analyze variances to budgets and provide feedback to help improve future financial results.
- Coordinate the execution of month end closings with accounting staff as well as department managers
- Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
- Liaising with department managers to provide accounting support
- Working with the controller and the executive team to help advance the accounting systems and create efficiencies
Solid working knowledge of Great Plains/Dynamics is required
Undergraduate degree in accounting or a related field is essential
5+ years accounting experience, ideally in the Hospitality Industry
Must have experience overseeing employee workflow
Excellent communications skills are essential
Please email your resume and cover letter which must include a salary history and your salary requirements to HRinfo@greatperformances.com. Indicate “Assistant Controller” in the subject line.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org