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Title Dishwasher/Kitchen Staff
Start Date 2017-07-20
Location Belding, MI
Job Information

Our resort is seeking conscientious and responsible individuals for fast-paced kitchen work. Includes washing and sanitizing dishes as well as storing clean dishes in correct locations and keeping line cooks stocked with proper dishes. Banquet set-up and tear-down, bussing of tables and food prep may be be included in duties for events. This position is the base of the kitchen organization and will need an individual with a strong work ethic and go-get-’em attitude. If that sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

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Title Lead Line-Cook
Salary based on experience
Start Date 2017-07-20
Location Belding, MI
Job Information

Our organization is seeking a strong and talented Lead Line Cook to assist the Sous Chef in all aspects of kitchen functions. Previous experience as Executive Chef, Sous Chef or Kitchen Management of at least 4 years in either hotels or banquet facilities is required. Strong service skills along with equally strong organizational skills, Must have strong people skills and the ability to work and motivate in both social and corporate markets.

Job Description:

*Responsible for the supervision/management of kitchen and employees, working directly under the Sous Chef
*Supervise and maintain food quality, preparation and production to ensure delivery of quality product
*Assist in interviewing, hiring recommendations, scheduling, and training when necessary
*Ability to work effectively under time constraints and deadlines
*Assist in development of new menus and menu items and concepts with Director of Food and Beverage
*Assist in inventory control and proper organization of products
*Demonstrate positive leadership characteristics which inspire associates to meet and exceed company standards

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Title 2nd shift Front Desk Associate
Start Date 2017-07-31
Location 8100 Storey Rd., Belding, MI
Job Information

We are seeking an energetic and out-going individual with a friendly demeanor for a fast paced customer service position requiring a strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. This position is responsible for operating the hotel’s software program to make reservations and process check-ins/check-outs, email correspondence, incoming phone calls, processing payment transactions as well as regular cleaning to maintain the common areas of the resort.

The ideal candidate will be willing to work a flexible schedule including but not limited to nights, weekends and holidays, as we are open 365 days a year. Must be a team player with a strong work ethic and be able to operate basic office machines as well as navigate internet search engines and use email. Candidate must be able to communicate well and professionally both verbally and in written form with many different types of personalities. Each shift has specific cleaning duties and applicant must be willing and able to perform cleaning duties to be considered for this position. Must be reliable and trustworthy. Must be 18 years of age or older.

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Title Event/Administrative Assistant
Salary based on experience
Start Date 2017-07-20
Location Belding, MI
Job Information

A unique opportunity for the right person! Candlestone Golf Resort seeks and energetic and organized individual to fill a long-term and full-time position.

The resort embraces the natural beauty and serenity of the surrounding environment overlooking over 170 acres of neatly manicured 18-hole Championship golf course nestled in Belding, Michigan. Our facility comes complete with a full service hotel and restaurant and several wedding ceremony and banquet location on premise. Our environment is fast-paced, expansive and ever evolving… yet stable, rewarding, and enduring. It is a high performance culture where initiative and results are recognized and rewarded.

The ideal candidate is a motivated and dedicated self-starter with a natural drive towards customer service, seeking an opportunity to expand their knowledge and gain experience in a multi-faceted hospitality environment.

The selected candidate is expected to perform at a professional and ambitious level, working variable hours depending on company needs. The selected candidate must be flexible and able/willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

The selected candidate will work with the Director of Events to execute all events. This position is responsible for on-site event coordination, as well as pre-planning. This includes, but is not limited to, lead generation and follow-up, sales, events set ups and teardowns, communication between participating vendors, constant communication with clients and management team, collection of fees and event information, facility tours, and client meetings, etc.

The selected candidate will also be required to learn all other aspects and departments of the resort, including lodging, golf, and dining. This selected candidate will be responsible for staying involved and engaged with all departments to assure quality customer service to all clients and guests and will be required to work in each of these departments as needed. The resort aims to provide superior customer service, and the ideal candidate will serve as a liaison between the management team, staff, and guests to ensure communication, improve procedures and guest services, and assist in keeping a positive company growth.

Responsibilities.

Aid in the recruitment, planning, organization, and execution of resort events
Work with set up crew to set up and breakdown event space on event days
Onsite the day of all events to manage the production of the event and provide event related services to client and vendors
Collect event supplies from clients/staff days prior to event
Invoice clients and collect payments, manage payment records
Work with all clients to create set up for event space, recommend vendors, and assist in event planning
Place orders for event related needs
Provide thorough and detailed tours and information for potential clients to promote event sales
Answer and response to phone calls and emails in a prompt and professional manner. Including collection of event and business leads, client follow up, supporting information collection, and contract negotiation.
Support publicity, advertising and outreach for events, marketing, and public information campaigns.
Coordinate logistics and promotions with event vendors, sponsors, and area businesses
Update and maintain company calendars, blogs, and social media platforms.
Support special projects related to tourism development and other resort functions
Assist in managing office correspondence and communications
Coordinate with vendors, track and schedule projects and deliverables to support marketing and events
Keep a professional appearance and demeanor at all times, encourage positive client and interactions
Keep up to date on current industry trends and communicate and implement strategies to increase business.
Complete other tasks as assigned by the Director of Events, General Manager, Owner, Marketing Director, etc.
Experience, Knowledge, and Abilities

Ability to problem solve and make sound decisions in a timely manner while remaining calm
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment, while staying organized
Outstanding customer service
Communicate effectively with all types of persons
Demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the event industry
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience in an office setting, answering phones, and handing public inquiries and concerns
High attention to detail; strong work ethic
Ability to follow directions
Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds and continuously walk the floor (including stairs)
Experience with events, lodging, food and beverage, golf, and/or marketing preferred
Knowledge of town/region and experience working in a resort community a plus
Knowledge of computer programs and systems such as Microsoft Word and Excel
Knowledge/experience with back office and point of sale systems is a plus
Familiarity with Google Suite is a plus
Ability to learn quickly and easily
Flexible schedule, must be available to work late most weekends.

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Title Server
Start Date 2017-07-20
Location Belding, MI
Job Information

As a server at the Water Tower Grille, located inside Candlestone Golf Resort, you will be responsible for promptly greeting guests and accurately taking orders, prepare and deliver beverages and appetizers in a timely manner, deliver entrees immediately, provide quality check backs with all guests while checking your section for newly seated tables. When needed, servers sweep and mop the dining area, pre-bus and bus tables, keeping their section clean and properly displayed. All side work must be completed in a timely manner, keeping all items fully stocked. Our servers are responsible for maintaining a clean and respectable appearance, adhering to our dress-code, with the ability to conduct polite conversation and provide 100% guest satisfaction. Friendly smiles, a team work approach, good multi-tasking skills and excellent service is a must. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, holidays and weekends. When applying, please specify what position you are applying for.

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Title Experienced Lead Bartender
Start Date 2017-07-20
Location Belding, MI
Job Information

Candlestone Resort is searching for an experienced bartender that would also be responsible for supervision of employees, working under the FOH Manager, for our on-site Water Tower Grille. Taking direction from the FOH Manager, this individual will help maintain quality standards and help ensure all duties are being performed properly and in a timely manner. Positions available are full-time and part-time, including but not limited to nights, weekends and holidays, making the ability to work a flexible schedule a necessity. The ideal candidate will posses a strong work ethic and be able to work as part of a team and on their own. Must be customer service oriented and able to communicate well with guests and other associates both verbally and in written form. Ability to maintain a positive attitude and produce quality service and product in a fast-paced environment is a MUST. All associates must adhere to our long-standing dress code and maintain a professional appearance. Experience using a food and beverage POS system is a plus! TAM certification or TIPS certification a plus!

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Title FOH Manager
Salary based on experience
Start Date 2017-07-20
Location Belding, MI
Job Information

Are you a positive, friendly, fun, engaged and open to change and goal-oriented? Are you a team builder, able to help others be successful in their roles? Are you a strong leader with a genuine passion for hospitality? Do you have a strong entrepreneurial spirit? If you answered YES to all of these questions, Candlestone Golf & Resort wants to hear from you!

As a successful Front Of House Restaurant Manager, you will be hands-on in overseeing daily restaurant operations of the FOH and instrumental in driving the business forward. Not only will you make Candlestone’s Water Tower Grille a great place to work, have fun and make money, but you’ll also create opportunities for our team members to grow their careers as well.
Some specific responsibilities of a Restaurant Manager will include:

Adhering to our high-quality employee standards: developing team members and holding the team accountable to standards, managing time an resources
Becoming the neighborhood restaurant of choice : participating in neighborhood activities/events
Exhibiting strong business acumen : developing initiatives to build sales, increase profitability and growing the guest count
Fiscal Responsibility : ordering, inventory and knowing your impact to the P&L
Enforcing safety and sanitary practices
Living our Principles and Beliefs: exercising good judgment and making the right decisions
As you can see we require our Restaurant Managers to do a lot and it’s vital that you combine a winning attitude with professional dedication to team-oriented goal accomplishment . In an effort to set you and the restaurant up for success we require the following qualifications to be considered to join the team:
Specific qualifications include:

Minimum 2 years of restaurant management experience
Full Casual Dining or Casual Plus environment, preferred
Hands-on experience in FOH
Previous exposure to a scratch kitchen, a plus
Availability to work a flexible schedule
Minimum 21 years of age with legal authorization to work in the United States

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Title Cook
Start Date 2017-06-14
Location Belding, MI
Job Information

An engaging, high-energy environment, Candlestone Golf Resort presents a career opportunity:  Candlestone Golf Resort embraces the natural beauty and serenity of the surrounding environment overlooking over 170 acres of a neatly manicured 18-hole championship golf course, pristine ponds and the undulating woodlands nestled in Belding, Michigan. Our facility comes complete with a full-service hotel, restaurant and several wedding ceremony and reception locations on site. Our environment is fast-paced, expansive and ever-evolving . . . . . yet stable, consistent, enduring. It’s a high-performance culture where initiative and results are rewarded.

We are looking for individuals with adaptability to work in a fast-paced team environment with a “can-do” attitude! High School diploma or GED preferred. Experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right person. Basic understanding of kitchen operations is a plus. Must be able to work under pressure and handle physical demands as well as obtain necessary food and alcohol certifications, if needed.

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