Hotel / Resort

Updated on April 24, 2017

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Hotel/Resort


EXECUTIVE CHEF - GOLDMOOR INN BED & BREAKFAST - GALENA, IL

Harper Associates has been exclusively retained for the search by The Goldmoor Inn. The quaint Goldmoor Inn was once a privately owned estate perched on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River. Three decades ago, it was transformed into an elegant country inn that offers gourmet dining, luxurious accommodations for overnight guests, and beautifully maintained gardens and grounds. The Goldmoor Inn is a charming bed and breakfast that provides the perfect location for a romantic getaway or destination wedding.

With a reputation for outstanding gourmet food and impeccable service, the Inn has a small, fine dining restaurant (28 seats) and a catering facility which can accommodate up to 150 for intimate weddings and other events. The property offers Chef’s Table and Chef’s cooking class. The Chef is provided with a private garden on the estate grounds. This is an exceptional opportunity for a hands-on working Chef who would welcome a unique opportunity to run a creative, scratch kitchen in an exceptionally unique setting. The Chef must enjoy media exposure and guest interaction. This could be an ideal situation for a talented Sous Chef ready for their next challenge. 

Culinary degree required. $55-60,000 plus incentives.   www.goldmoor.com

Resumes to: ben@harperjobs.com


SENIOR EVENT MANAGER - AUTOMOTIVE - METRO DETROIT, MI AREA

Retained search by Harper Associates.

Our client, a very well-respected industry leader, is seeking a senior level Catering professional to facilitate nationwide events for a luxury automotive brand from creation to completion. Requires previous hotel catering experience (Ritz Carlton Level) and a strong food and beverage background. Nationwide travel ~30%.

Skills/Qualifications:

• Possess knowledge of the hotel industry, particularly food and beverage

• 5+ years of experience in Logistics and event planning

• Have proven event management experience

• Be creative and current on floral and design trends

• Have excellent time management skills and be deadline oriented

• Be able to manage multiple projects independently – strategic planning skills

• Have excellent organizational, research, and negotiating skills

• Have professional writing skills and strong interpersonal skills

• Be anticipatory, detail and task oriented

• Be tech savvy and have expertise in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint

• Have the ability to excel in a pressure driven environment

• Work as a team player with intuitive nature to read audience at all times

• Travel and work irregular hours – weekends, late nights and early mornings.

• Possess a professional demeanor

Responsibilities:

• Collaborate on the ideation and development of “never been done before” brand experiences with Account Director.

• Work with Account Director to coordinate in-house support for the creative team, production department, and associated freelancers and nationwide suppliers.

• Create and maintain proposals, budgets, production schedules, job files, and ongoing production development documents.

• Travel as necessary for meetings, site surveys, and the duration of onsite events.

• Reconcile budgets and job files upon completion of projects and assist in generating invoices and final job reports.

• Extensive research for venues, restaurants, caterers, florists, hotels and other vendors per event

• Craft detailed event plans that include food and beverage menus, event design and decor

• Contract negotiations and budget accordingly

• Liaison with hotel management and all suppliers to communicate and deliver client requirements

• Supervise contractors such as caterer, florist and entertainers

• Ensure event compliance with insurance, legal, health, safety and building obligations.

• Proactively handle arising issues and troubleshoot emerging problems on event day

• Maintain calendar for client and event team of upcoming events

• Develop, prepare and maintain program itineraries

• Travel extensively to and provide on-site logistics support for events, as required

• Set-up and maintain temporary client office space while travelling on programs

• Provide administrative support as required by executives while travelling on programs

• Organize credentials and related packets for all company auto show attendees

• Maintain media lists with input from client

• Send out confirmation notes to event attendees

• Maintain logistics program binders

All inquires held in strict confidence.

Prefer Detroit area candidates or those with ties to Michigan for this immediate opening.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com 


HOTEL DIRECTOR OF FOOD & BEVERAGE - ANN ARBOR, MI

Join a prominent full-service property and set the standard for fine-dining and banquets in Ann Arbor!

The F&B Director will oversee the hotel's restaurant, outlets, and banquet operations. Be part of a strong leadership team that develops exceptional talent in the hospitality business.

Our client prefers a Hospitality graduate with high-volume experience in full-service hotel food & beverage, fine-dining restaurants, as well as catering / banquet management. Will oversee a la carte dining, in-room dining, banquet operations, and the lobby bar. The Director of Food and Beverage also manages a large team of managers and hourly employees. Other responsibilities include P&L management, scheduling, procurement, and developing a team to ensure world-class guest service.

An exceptional salary, bonus, and benefit package is offered.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com


HOTEL GUEST SERVICES SUPERVISOR - DETROIT, MI

Exceptional opportunity for current Hotel Front Office Managers. Join a luxury four-diamond, full-service hotel and launch your career!

The Guest Services Supervisor will oversee front desk operations, a busy call center, guest services staff, reservations, and assist with special guest requests.

Candidates are required to have a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Business, General Business, or related major from a school such as Michigan State, Grand Valley State, Central Michigan, Northwood, Western Michigan, Ferris State, Eastern Michigan, etc. and hotel operations experience. Candidates with supervisory / management experience preferred.

$48,000 salary, plus excellent medical benefits and 401K + match are offered.

Candidates with ties to Michigan are preferred.

Ready to join a world-class hotel and kick start your Hospitality career? 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com 


HOTEL ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGERS / F&B DIRECTORS - CHICAGO, CHARLOTTE NC, CINCINNATI

Several Assistant General Manager opportunities nationwide for Hospitality Business / Business Administration / Culinary graduates (2 or 4 year degree) with Hotel Food and Beverage Management experience. The AGM oversees both F&B and Rooms Divisions.

Responsibilities include:

-Managing /scheduling employees in F&B and Rooms divisions

-Ensuring employees are expertly trained and provide exemplary service

-Managing P&L

-Ensuring outstanding guest experiences

-Handle any and all guest service matters

To be considered for an AGM position, candidates must have either an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree, as well as Food & Beverage management experience in a full-service hotel. Candidates who have Hyatt, Starwood, Marriott, or Hilton experience are highly preferred. Must be willing to relocate to grow with company.

Successful AGMs are typically promoted to General Manager in 2-3 years!

An exceptional base salary ($60-$75K DOE), plus up to 50% bonus and superb medical benefits are offered.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com


SOUS AND EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEFS - ENTERTAINMENT VENUE –DETROIT, MI

Multiple food outlets, casual, fine dining, and quick service. Must have Culinary degree and 2-3 years managing a culinary team. Will work with celebrity executive chef. Great benefits and work environment.

$45-65,000

Candidates with ties to the Michigan area are preferred.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


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Suite 240,

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Phone. 248-932-1170

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