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MGM Resorts International Banquet/Garde Manger Chef (Tunica) in Robinsonville, Mississippi


Robinsonville, Mississippi


Responsible for providing direction and leadership for the property Culinary team consistent with the MGM brand. In Collaboration with the COE of F & B Strategy will drive the strategic direction of culinary functions, encompassing a combination of high volume and gourmet dining outlets, support kitchens, banquet kitchen, in-room delivery, stewarding, as well as collaborating with partner venues. They are responsible for leading the culinary leadership team in achieving the operational and financial goals of each culinary operation; monitoring the performance, scheduling and training of the staff; maintaining the facilities in accordance with MGM Resorts service standards; and ensuring high customer satisfaction and an exceptional dining experience. All duties are performed in accordance to company policies and procedures.


  • Lead execution of all Food & Beverage Strategic Initiatives that impact culinary team members and ensure sustainability of initiatives. Collaborate with the F&B COE Culinary team on initiatives, programs or concepts as needed.

  • Oversee the implementation and execution of policies, operating procedures, training programs, directives, menus, work schedules, rules and regulations for the culinary staff.

  • Interview, select, train, supervise, counsel and coach property chefs for the efficient operation of their outlets and departments. Drive employee engagement through coaching, training, and development.

  • Regularly review and evaluate the degree of customer satisfaction of the individual outlets, to recommend and provide feedback on new menu opportunities whenever a change in demand, customer dissatisfaction, or a change in competitive environment requires such change.

  • Utilize resources provided by COE’s to manage COGs, drive profits, manage labor, and control expenses.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent experience. - Four (4) or more years of prior relevant experience.


  • Previous experience managing employees under a collective bargaining agreement.

  • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.

  • Ability to communicate in Spanish and or Asian Languages.

  • Previous leadership experience at a multiple-outlet property with large-scale luxury Banquet business.

  • Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts or recognized formal certified training program from a national culinary association.


  • Food Handler Card

MGM Resorts International is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, MGM Resorts International will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

MGM Resorts International believes in providing opportunity for every employee to grow, develop and succeed in a work environment where you can be your best. We encourage you to explore our job opportunities. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact our Corporate Diversity and Disability Outreach department at 1-844-247-0370 or email