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General Manager

Company: Union Square Events
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Union Square Events is looking for aGeneral Managerto join their growing team at the Whitney Museum!

Founded in 2005 as Hudson Yards Catering, Union Square Events is a culinary and operations leader in the hospitality industry, partnering with a diverse portfolio of best-in-class clients. We produce one-of-a-kind catered events and unparalleled dining experiences in a variety of cultural, corporate, entertainment, and private venues throughout New York City and beyond.

Who you are:theGeneral Managerexecutes the successful daily hospitality operations at one of our venues at Union Square Events. TheGeneral Manager partners with the Venue Manager to support, train, and lead hourly Team Members with the goal of running amazing shifts. This position reports to and works with the Director of Venue Hospitality to improve processes, build sales, and uphold cost controls put in place by management. TheGeneral Manageris tasked with the responsibility of continuing a culture of Enlightened Hospitality while ensuring the venue remains profitable and delivers excellent products and services.

What you'll do:

  • Manage daily operations at partnership accounts, client requests, and USE employees
  • Understand the contract, the client's goals, and the fiscal responsibility attached to both
  • Streamline internal communication and serve as the point person for both on-site employees and USE leaders
  • Monitor and solicit feedback for the daily service periods
  • Collaborate with the USE Executive Chef to develop themed menus
  • Lead efforts to ensure the experience for USE employees is rooted in our cultural foundation
  • Share knowledge and communicate openly and effectively with the client's leaders

    What we need from you:

    • 5+ years working in food service management or catering management
    • Excellent people management and leadership skills
    • Expert client management skills
    • Effective communicator
    • Ability to lead, delegate, and a willingness to get your hands dirty
    • Master multi-tasker
    • Strong financial acumen to assist with menu costing and purchasing
    • Weekends availability

      What you'll get from us:

      • Salary rate of $65,000 to 75,000
      • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
      • Paid Time Off to support you with an active life outside of work
      • Paid Parental Leave
      • Life Insurance
      • Flexible Spending Options (health care, dependent care, transit & parking)
      • Employee Assistance Program to support overall mental wellbeing
      • Exclusive access to primary care, mental health, and other healthcare services through Radish Health
      • Annual dining credit and 51% dining discount throughout the USHG family of restaurants
      • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
      • Access to the USHG HUGS Employee Relief Fund

Keywords: Union Square Events, New York , General Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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