Thursday , January 27 2022

Executive Chef – Hilton Hotel Jobs

Website Hilton

Job Description:

In this role, you will report to the General Manager of the hotel and oversee a team of 75 across banquets, in-room dining, and the restaurants. The ideal candidate will have prior Executive Sous Chef or Executive Chef experience in a luxury background with a passion for leading others and a talent for innovation and team building. This is an amazing opportunity for a experienced, skilled culinarian looking for that next step in their luxury hotel/fine dining career!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop positive customer relations through proactive interaction with Guests, Team Members, contractors, and suppliers
  • Lead of the kitchen brigade and ensure ongoing development of Team Members
  • Manage all aspects of the kitchen including operational, quality and administrative functions
  • Create menus that meet and exceed customers’ needs and conform to brand standards
  • Identify an effective approach to succession planning
  • Resolve, promptly and completely, any issues that may arise in the kitchen or related areas among Guests and Team Members
  • Manage department operations, including budgeting, forecasting, resource planning, and waste management
  • Ensure the consistent production of high quality food through all hotel food outlets

Job Requirements:

  • Control costs without compromising standards, improving gross profit margins and other departmental and financial targets
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
  • Actively seek verbal feedback from customers on a regular basis and respond to all guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure monthly communication meetings are conducted and post-meeting minutes generated
  • Ensure that staffing levels are maintained to cover business demands
  • Maintain good communication and work relationships in all hotel areas
  • Ensure team members have an up-to-date knowledge of menu items, special promotions, functions and events
  • Manage staff performance issues in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Ensuring adequate resources are available according to business needs
  • Recruit, manage, train and develop the kitchen team
  • Manage the provision of food to Food and Beverage outlets and taking action where necessary to ensure compliance with current legislation

Qualification & Experience:

  • Manage food control systems are adhered to them so margins are on target in a pro-active way
  • Regular review of all menus with Food and Beverage manager to confirm offerings are in line with market trends
  • Ensure food wastage program is adhered to so that margins are on target
  • Manage financial performance of the department so all planning is in line with hotel objectives
  • Ensure maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Responsible for ensuring that the monthly working schedules are made and maintained in accordance with local legislation
  • Be environmentally aware

Job Details:

Company: Hilton

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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