Food & Beverage Director | Executive Chef – Bridge View Center – Ottumwa, IA

Bridge View Center and VenuWorks is seeking a full-time Food & Beverage Director | Executive Chef for a multi-use facility hosting 400+ events annually. Be involved with all the behind-the-scenes work to produce and host events—from wedding receptions to corporate meetings and banquets to trade shows, concerts, and other entertainment events.
This person is responsible for all management of food and beverage throughout the facility, including food quality, service, and sanitation. This position will coordinate and direct the training and activities of all food service employees in food preparation, service, and sanitation ensuring an efficient, timely and profitable operation by performing these duties and responsibilities personally or through staff under their supervision.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or a minimum two years of formal culinary/quantity food service management training; minimum two years culinary food preparation experience; and a minimum of two years culinary management experience in a similar high-volume food service operation. Ability to work irregular hours, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Full benefits package, 401K retirement plan, insurance offered. Salary based upon work experience and education. Applicant must possess current valid driver’s license.
Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, references, and salary history to:
Scott Hallgren, Executive Director
Bridge View Center
102 Church Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Resumes will be received until December 31, 2021, or until position is filled. Interviews held the first week of January 2022. VenuWorks provides customized management solutions for arenas, stadiums, theaters, and convention centers throughout the country with services that include operations, catering, concessions, along with the booking and marketing of sports and entertainment events. You may find us online at venuworks.com.
VenuWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer / A Drug Free Workplace. Reasonable accommodations will be considered for those with disabilities.

Submit cover letter and resume to: shallgren@bridgeviewcenter.com

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