Country Club

Updated on November 13, 2019

Country Club


GENERAL MANAGER - PLUM HOLLOW COUNTRY CLUB - SOUTHFIELD, MI

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www.plumhollowcc.com

The Club:

Plum Hollow Country Club was founded in 1921 and has continually been rated as one of the top 10 private club courses among the numerous private clubs in Michigan. Nationally recognized Colt & Alison designed 18-hole championship golf course is known for sweeping elevations and beautiful ravines. With 98 years of history and tradition, the club has hosted many prestigious events. These include the 1943 Ryder Cup Matches, the 1947 PGA Championship, several Michigan PGA Championships, the 1951 Women’s Western Amateur, the 1957 Western Open and most recently, the 2015 Michigan Amateur Championship. In addition to a world-class golf course and putting green, the practice grounds are some of the finest for a club established nearly 100 years ago. With over 33,000 sq. feet of pristine teeing ground, players can practice every aspect of the game. A full tournament schedule for both men and women is offered in addition to on-site PGA professional.

Amenities at this private, member owned club also include an Olympic size pool with excellent certified Red Cross lifeguards, swim staff and coaches, as well as, swim instruction available to all members. Plum Hollow swim teams are affiliated with MICSA (Michigan Interclub Swimming Association) and enjoy an excellent reputation.

3 Har-Tru clay surface tennis courts and a full-service tennis program are among other Plum Hollow features. An award-winning culinary team offer outstanding dining and banquet options ranging from casual to fine dining. Member events, golf outings, private parties and weddings can accommodate up to 275 people in a naturally beautiful setting.

· Age of Club – 98 years

· Number of Members – 400

· Member Average Age – 49 years old

· Club House Size - 46,000 sq. ft.

· Gross Dollar volume - $4M+

· Annual Food Sales - $760K

· Annual Beverage Sales - $500K

· Annual Dues Volume - $1.4M

· Golf Facilities - $950K

· Number of Holes – 18

· Rounds of Golf – 15,000 per year

· Tennis Facilities – 3 clay courts (Indoor/Outdoor Lighted)

· Swimming Facilities – Olympic size with kiddie pool and 1 diving board

· Dining Facilities:

o Casual dining family pub room (seats 50)

o Patio dining with a view of the course (seats 100)

o Main dining room overlooking course which serves as a banquet room (seats 290)

o Private dining room (Tee Top dining, seats 60)

o Lower grill (seats 100)


Plum Hollow Country Club is looking for a General Manager with strong leadership, communication, and managerial skills to oversee the daily operations of the club, as well as, provide long term strategic vision and guidance. The General Manager will be actively involved in developing programs to grow membership. Looking for GM to elevate food, beverage and catering operations along with staff development. New catering sales program needs to be spearheaded. The membership will embrace an experienced professional with new ideas, food and beverage expertise, social media savvy, and creativity in club member events. Will also review and improve member communications – digital, club calendar, newsletter, emails, etc.  

Position Knowledge and Responsibilities

  • Will oversee all facets of club operations with a strong emphasis on food and beverage, membership marketing, financial management, budgeting and planning, and overall club administration
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills needed
  • Position demands highest level of integrity, professionalism, accountability, and dedication
  • Requires ability to effectively lead, manage, and develop department managers and their teams
  • Need proven ability to think strategically while meeting operational and short-term objectives
  • Traits must include high attention to detail, sense of urgency, and focus on member and guest satisfaction
  • Provides advice to the Board of Directors and all club committees
  • Oversees the care and maintenance of all physical assets and facilities
  • Coordinates marketing and membership recruitment strategies for new member growth and current member retention
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

Education and/or Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year university preferred, with an emphasis on hospitality.
  • 5+ years of experience as a General Manager, Assistant General Manager, or Clubhouse Manager in a private club setting
  • Experience with club finances, committees, union staff
  • Extensive food, beverage and catering management experience required
  • CCM a plus
  • Candidates in Michigan or with ties to the area preferred.

Compensation & Benefits   

  • Base Salary and performance bonus
  • Medical Benefits, 401K
  • Club is closed January and February
  • Vacation
  • CMAA Dues

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



DIRECTOR OF CATERING AND EVENTS - PRIVATE MEMBER OWNED COUNTRY CLUB - DETROIT SUBURBS

Confidential search for Catering Director with experience as a DOC, Event Manager or Catering Manager in a full-service luxury hotel, country club, or event venue. Must be highly skilled in booking, and managing upscale events including weddings, showers, club member functions, golf outings and other social and business events. 


Ideal candidates will have:

  • ·Hospitality Degree
  • 5-7 years of experience as a Banquet /Event/Catering Sales Manager or Catering Manager in a luxury hotel, country club, or event venue
  • Expertise in selling and managing events, detailing BEOs, and working with members to ensure flawless execution
  • Exceptional training skills
  • A guest / member focused mentality

Benefits include

  • An excellent base salary, commensurate with experience
  • Exceptional health, dental, & vision insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K + Match
  • Reimbursement for industry related conferences, dues, etc.
  • Clothing allowance
  • Complimentary meals while working

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


DINING ROOM MANAGER - FINE DINING / PRIVATE CLUB (BIRMINGHAM)   

The Dining Room Manager will be a leader in both the club's restaurant and banquet operations, in addition to the beverage program.  Be part of a strong leadership team that develops exceptional talent in the hospitality business.

Our client prefers a Hospitality graduate with fine dining experience in an upscale country club with a la carte dining and banquet facilities, or luxury full-service hotel food & beverage operations. The Dining Room Manager also manages a team of hourly servers & bartenders. Other responsibilities include scheduling, procurement, and developing a team to deliver great member service. No Late Nights!

Ideal Food & Beverage Manager candidates will have:

  • Hospitality Degree
  • F&B leadership experience in a fine-dining restaurant, luxury hotel property, or
  • country club
  • Experience in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • Exceptional training skills
  • Strong wine & craft cocktail knowledge
  • ServSafe certification
  • Exceptional customer service skills

Benefits:

  • Health benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • Opportunity for advancement

Compensation: $45,000, great benefits and work/life balance

Send resume in a word attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


FOOD AND BEVERAGE DIRECTOR - PRIVATE COUNTRY CLUB - DETROIT SUBURBS

Will oversee new concept Member Grille Room, Catering Operations, Golf Outings, and quick service café. Prefer Fine Dining Restaurant, Hotel F&B, or Country Club Food and Beverage background. Excellent salary and incentive program. Immediate opening. Prefer Hospitality Degree.

Candidates with ties to Michigan preferred.

All inquiries will remain confidential.

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


DIRECtOR OF CATERING

Searching for Catering Director with experience as an Event Manager or Catering Manager in a full-service, luxury hotel, country club, or event venue. Must be highly skilled in booking and managing upscale events including weddings, showers, other social and business events.

Ideal candidates will have:

· Hospitality Degree

· 5-7 years of experience as a Banquet /Event/Catering Sales Manager or Catering Manager in a luxury hotel, country club, or event venue

· Expertise in selling and managing events, detailing BEOs, and working with clients to ensure flawless execution

· Exceptional training skills

· A Ritz Carlton level of customer service

Benefits:

· An excellent base salary, commensurate with experience

· Health benefits

· Paid vacation


Prefer candidates with ties to Michigan.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.comDirector of Catering

Searching for Catering Director with experience as an Event Manager or Catering Manager in a full-service, luxury hotel, country club, or event venue. Must be highly skilled in booking and managing upscale events including weddings, showers, other social and business events.

Ideal candidates will have:

• Hospitality Degree

• 5-7 years of experience as a Banquet /Event/Catering Sales Manager or Catering Manager in a luxury hotel, country club, or event venue

• Expertise in selling and managing events, detailing BEOs, and working with clients to ensure flawless execution

• Exceptional training skills

• A Ritz Carlton level of customer service

Benefits:

• An excellent base salary, commensurate with experience

• Health benefits

• Paid vacation

Prefer candidates with ties to Michigan.

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


EXECUTIVE CHEF - METRO DETROIT, MI

 Prominent Golf Club with extensive catering facilities seeks hands-on working Executive Chef who enjoys catering. Will oversee kitchen operations for many events including weddings, golf outings, Sunday brunch, etc.. Our client uses combi-therm oven technology and is in the process of installing 2 Rational combi ovens and a blast chiller. Chef with experience utilizing this equipment/technology would be ideal. Sous Vide equipment experience would be an added plus. Excellent salary and bonus program.

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


FOOD & BEVERAGE DIRECTOR - METRO DETROIT, MI

 Popular golf and banquet facility in suburban Detroit is seeking an exceptional leader to oversee all of its Food & Beverage activities (restaurant, banquet operations and beverage carts). The venue handles extensive catering for weddings and golf outings, along with a la carte dining and beverage service. Reporting to the General Manager, the F&B Director will manage a team of Supervisors to ensure smooth daily operations. Strong staff training skills are advantageous. Guest interaction and satisfaction are a top priority. In addition to a high volume catering background including weddings, the F&B Director needs to have solid knowledge of equipment, safety, storage and regulations.

 We are looking for a visionary professional who enjoys keeping up with industry trends to keep the F&B Department thriving. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. The facility does maintain a very team oriented approach to achieve overall success, so Managers may need to assist a department other than their own on occasion and always be a positive representative for the employer.

 Excellent salary and benefit package!

 Prefer candidates with ties to Michigan.

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

BANQUET CAPTAIN - HIGH VOLUME EVENT VENUE

  Confidential search for Hospitality graduate with catering operations experience for busy catering facility that also handles off-premise events. Our client hosts extensive weddings, corporate events, and any other large banquet events. Candidates must have strong experience as a Banquet Captain or Event Manager in a hotel or high-volume catering operation to be considered.

  Will also oversee staff training, event set-up and execution, and ensuring everything goes seamlessly. An excellent compensation package is offered.

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

 FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER - PRIVATE CLUB - DETROIT, MI SUBURBS

  Newly created management position. Unique situation for Hospitality Graduate with 2-3 years of experience in luxury hotel food and beverage operations or full service, upscale, quality oriented corporate restaurants. Exciting opportunity to be involved in opening new restaurant. $50,000 plus great benefits, 401K, etc.

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

 COUNTRY CLUB SERVICE DIRECTOR - SUBURBAN DETROIT, MI

  Posh, private golf and country club in suburban Detroit provides a luxurious work environment. Emphasis will be on staff training and front of the house service. Requires polished image, outstanding interpersonal skills, attention to detail and exceptional customer services orientations. Corporate experience preferred. $45,000 - $50,000

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

  

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