Full Time Salaried Manager, Culinary Operations

Busch Gardens/Water Country USA is seeking an energetic, team oriented Manager who will be directly responsible for culinary facilities to include restaurants, specialty shops, carts, kiosks, special events, and team member dining. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a keen eye for detail, independent decision making skills, the ability to lead and influence, the knowledge to adhere to food service regulations and requirements, and an exceptional sense of urgency.


Primary duties and responsibilities:


Meet and exceed EBITDA goals; revenue, per cap, cost of sales, labor and other operating expenses

Engage, lead, and coach team for development

Manage facility inventory and cost of sales tools

Establish and execute team member safety plan

Ensure food quality standards are consistently met through the daily use of established tools

Manage day-to-day food safety, sanitation, and cleanliness programs

Manage daily alcohol service program to ensure compliance

Execute daily maintenance and facility integrity programs

Execute plan for implementation of capital and expense projects

Participate in Water Country USA duty manager program

Establish and execute area strategic plan

Candidates with the following qualifications will be considered:

High School Diploma / GED required

College degree preferred

Knowledge of VA ABC laws required

Current ServSafe Alcohol and ServSafe Food Safety certification preferred

Proven successful leadership experience strongly preferred

Previous successful restaurant management experience strongly preferred

Previous theme park culinary experience strongly preferred

Ability and willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays required

Must be willing to fill future Manager openings at either Busch Gardens or Water Country USA


Busch Gardens is an equal opportunity employer and supports a safe and drug free workplace.

For more information visit: Careers.SeaWorldParks.com | Busch Gardens Williamsburg | WaterCountryUSA.com


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