Giant Eagle Supermarkets

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Job Category:

Accounting/Finance

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

43085

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Catering Team Leader (FT) - Market District - Grandview Yard #6539

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Columbus, Ohio

Posted: 11/10/2018

About Us

Who We Are:
Finding a career in a new world of food is closer than you think. Market District is a food destination that is a big part of the Giant Eagle family of stores. At Market District, we celebrate a passion for amazing food and food expertise by combining the best of everyday grocery shopping with foods, ingredients and services rarely found in traditional supermarkets. In 13 locations in southwestern Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, the Market District stores feature teams of chefs and other culinary professionals preparing fresh foods from scratch every day. All of our Team Members, Chefs and other culinary professionals are expertly trained to provide unsurpassed quality and service. And we love FOOD!

Our Market District family has a special heart for Team Members who understand the difference between making a meal and making an adventure. That's a quality we want to help grow, so we take care to match the best candidates to their perfect roles. That simply makes good sense, and we think our Team Members appreciate knowing that we're setting them up for success the moment they walk through our doors. We know you'll deliver exceptional experiences for our guests when we deliver unparalleled experiences for you.

Position Summary

Our Catering Team Leader manages the entire Catering team and keeps the kitchen running like a well-oiled machine. You will collaborate with our caterers and other Team Members to fulfill each order to perfection, and also be the one who guests look to for guidance on what will make their graduation parties, birthday celebrations, and holiday meals the talk of the town. Who You Are:At work and at play, you are a leader at heart. You know that you are only successful when those around you are set up for success. You are eager to cultivate an amazing team and have the ability to inspire Team Members to enjoy this delicious culinary journey with you. You are creative with cuisine, and love to lead the way for others to foster their own creativity. An interest in food doesn't quite scratch the surface for you; you're passionate about the business, the trends, and what makes customers tick. You have culinary vision beyond a simple "What's for dinner?" and every opportunity to connect with people of different backgrounds is an opportunity for you exchange ideas and learn tricks of the trade. Our leadership team is the cream of the crop and ensures that each guest discovers the pleasure of tasting incredible food and our passion for providing it at every turn.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain safety as the top priority in all aspects of our work, for our Team Members, guests, and products.
  • Enable unparalleled guest service by leading the Catering team by example, constantly striving to delight and surprise our guests, vendors, and stakeholders.
  • Cultivate a foodie culture by sharing excitement and passion for food with Team Members and guests.
  • Inspire the Catering team and our guests with a passion for food and a willingness to do everything it takes to make each guest's event perfect.
  • Confidently lead the Catering team during high-profile events, and ensure that orders for all events are completed and fulfilled accurately and ahead of schedule
  • Set and reach aggressive sales and profit goals by encouraging sampling and suggesting as much as possible, while also managing shrink
  • Establish an ongoing communication plan with the Catering team, ensuring that all Team Members are informed and prepared to put their best food forward!
  • Make innovative plans and suggestions to improve our business plans, and know that collaboration across all levels of the company and store will make those ideas come to life.
  • Provide motivational leadership to an amazing team, focusing on respect, setting an exemplary example, and remembering that food is FUN! Recognition, team development and continuously raising the bar should be second nature in this role.
  • Identify strengths and opportunities on the Catering team and think strategically when making moves and scheduling. Remember, leaders develop future leaders and we're counting on you to identify Team Members who are poised to rise through the ranks. Our people are our best asset!
  • Nurture an environment of inclusion and diversity, keeping in mind that each Team Member has a voice.
  • Drive sales and profitability by creating partnerships with local businesses, making Market District their primary caterer for corporate events and meetings.
  • Responsible for budget development, expense control and/or revenue generation for a department.
  • Supervision of team members within an area or section of a department.

Education and Training Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus 18 months to 3 years of additional training

Experience Required

  • 1 to 3 years

Experience Desired

  • The ideal candidate will have experience in a multi-unit restaurant or single unit catering, convention center, or hotel banquet business.

Age Requirement

  • At least 21 years of age

Shift

** Retail Shifts **

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Business and Financial Acumen
  • Builds High Performance Teams
  • Communicate w/Courage & Impact
  • Manages Team Execution
  • Strategic Thinking & Planning

Work Environment

  • Cold Prep Rooms
  • Cooler
  • Extreme Outdoor temperatures
  • Dust

Physical requirements

  • Shopping
  • Carrying Up to 50 pounds
  • Lifting Up to 50 pounds

Equipment Used

  • Dolly
  • Fountain Machines
  • Ice Machine
  • Knives
  • Microwave
  • Registers
  • Shrink Wrap Machine
  • Texlon Ordering Machine
  • Coffee Brewer
  • Creamer Machine
  • Calculator
  • Computer
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Printer
  • Telephone
  • Delivery van
  • Auto Wrapper
  • Cardboard Baler
  • Carts
  • Cash Register
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Compactor
  • Crisping Sink
  • Dumpster
  • Electric/Manual Jacks
  • Heat Seal Gun
  • Ice Machine
  • Intercom
  • Knives
  • Label Gun
  • Manual Wrapper
  • Ordering Machine
  • Periscope
  • Pineapple Corer
  • Plastic Baler
  • Power jacks
  • Pressure Hose
  • Pressure Washer
  • Price Gun
  • Receiving Gun
  • Register
  • Safety Cutter
  • Scale Labeler
  • Scale
  • Shop Vacuum
  • Shredder
  • Shrink Wrapper
  • Slicer
  • Stanley Doors
  • Steam Machine
  • Telxon
  • Trash compactor
  • U-Boats
  • WalkieTalkie
  • Watering Gun
  • Wrapper

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