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Athletics Division Kitchen Manager

DESCRIPTION:

Athletics Division Kitchen Manager

Reports to: Danielle Walker- Hospitality Director for the University of SC Athletics Division

Description:  This position includes but is not limited to managing the day-to-day Kitchen operations and culinary team.  This person should ensure that appropriate sanitation, maintenance and safety standards are followed, and this should include: equipment safety standards, DHEC, chemical controls and more importantly quality of product.

Company Expectations:  Southern Way Catering expects this individual to successfully execute all events.  This person should have the ability to effectively interface with clients and associates as well as help manage the kitchen and its employees.  This person should help achieve and maintain food cost goals as well as profitable sales growth and consistently follow menu standards

Key Responsibilities to include:

  • Execution of daily food service, quality, technique, portion, presentation and food cost control.
  • Track food costs while Managing Vendors to provide Standard Cost-efficient Products.
  • Standardize Production Recipes to ensure consistent quality.
  • Assist with any large-scale catering events with special needs.
  • Collaborate with the Southern Way Catering Executive Chef on expense tracking for accurate financial projections.
  • Will learn how to place orders and be responsible for them.
  • Implement and maintain Culinary Excellence Standards.
  • Train and manage kitchen personnel and supervise all culinary activities.
  • Work with Southern Way Catering Executive Chef and Director of Athletics Division to create menus for all special events
  • Inventory of food products

Email resume to tknight@thesouthernway.com.

Athletics Sales Assistant

Job title:Athletics Sales Assistant

DESCRIPTION:

Reports to: Danielle Walker- Hospitality Director for the University of SC Athletics Division

Key Responsibilities to include:

• Administrative duties to include but not limited to: answering phones, data entry, and sending out “two-week email” to clients
• Enter in all information into the company software, providing as much detail as possible from notes provided by supervisor
• Help follow up with clients on any “missing pieces” for each event
• Make sure updates are printed out and distributed to all staff
• Draft layouts and create timelines
• Assist in the operations of the on-site events (when necessary) – ensure proper set up of room, beverage service set, staff is in place and help to oversee the full operation of the event
• Order outsourced items as needed or as instructed by Sales Reps
• Anything additional deemed necessary by management

Email resume to tknight@thesouthernway.com.

Event Floor Staff for Wedding/Couture & Athletics Division

DESCRIPTION:

Job title: Event Floor Staff

Department: Wedding/Couture & Athletics Division

Job type: Hourly

Salary Range: Based on experience

Location: Columbia, SC

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, but are not limited to:

  • Keeping Food & Beverage Stations Full and Clean
  • Set up and break down Food Stations
  • Picking Up Trash and Keeping the Tables and Venue as Clean as Possible
  • Perform side work by helping to provide a safe and clean work environment.
  • Dress and appearance are consistent with SWC standards.
  • Punctuality and consistent attendance.
  • Any other duties requested by management

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

  • Hospitality and/or food service experience
  • Must be able to read and understand simple instructions.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Available to work nights and weekends.
  • Must be able to walk/stand for a significant amount of time throughout the event.
  • Must be able to work in hot, cold, non-air-conditioned environments.
  • Must be able to regularly & repetitively bend, carry, climb, grasp, kneel, lift, pull, push, reach, sit, and twist.
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