Chef de Cuisine - Aspen Meadows Resort
Property Name:
Dolce - Aspen Meadows
Job Title 
Chef de Cuisine - Aspen Meadows Resort
Location: 
Colorado-Mountain Communities
Company Name: 
Wyndham Hotel Group
City: 
Aspen
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position: 
Yes
Accommodation: 
No
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest and most diverse hotel company with approximately 7,410 hotels worldwide. With iconic brands and hotel choices in every category from upscale to economy, we offer not only the most lodging choices around the world but also exceptional customer service and great value.

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Chef De Cuisine is responsible for assisting in coordinating, supervising and directing all aspects of the hotel’s food production for the Outlets, while maintaining profitable F&B operations and high quality products and service levels. He/she is expected to provide training for all staff, meet corporate quality standards, establish and enforce food specifications, portion control, recipes and sanitation. The Chef De Cuisine is also responsible for controlling food and labor costs while maximizing guest satisfaction.

 

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS

 

Fundamental Requirements:

  • Work with other F&B managers and keep them informed of F&B issues as they arise.
  • Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring his/her attention.
  • Coordinate and monitor all phases of Loss Prevention in kitchen areas.
  • Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.
  • Monitor quality of all food product and presentation.
  • Assist in preparation of required reports, including (but not limited to) Wage.
  • Progress, payroll, revenue, employee Schedules, quarterly actions plans.
  • Oversee all aspects of the daily operation of the kitchen and food production areas.
  • Respond to guest complaints in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with SOP’s in all outlets.
  • Ensure compliance with requisition procedures.
  • Conduct staff performance reviews in accordance with Wyndham standards.
  • Understand, implement and monitor corporate promotions in outlets, including buffet and three-meal concept standards.
  • Know and enforce all local health department sanitation laws.
  • Work with the Executive Chef and the Director of F&B to create and implement menus.
  • Design and implement employee cafeteria rotating menu and oversee cafeteria operations.
  • Train, supervise and direct the work of a Prep Cook, Line Cook and Steward.
  • Assist in computing daily food cost.
  • Properly train, hire and direct staff in compliance with company standards of quality, specifications, portion control, recipes, employee relations, sanitation, etc.
  • Understand daily forecasts and customer counts.
  • Coordinate all par stock levels.
  • Assess food portion size, visual appeal, taste and temperature of items served.
  • Assist in the direction and training of all chefs to ensure adequate operation in all outlets.
  • Assist in creating menus for prospective clients.
  • Review and approve weekly payroll.
  • Check food purchases for proper ordering, quality and price structure.
  • Oversee daily activities such as preparation for all food items, sanitation of the outlets, receiving daily inventories, log-on report and food cost report.
  • Communicate to Engineering any physical maintenance problems.
  • Assist catering sales on all special menus and price structures.

General Requirements:

 

  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Participate in M.O.D. coverage as required.

Education & Experience:

 

  • A 2-year, 3-year or 4-year culinary degree and at least 4 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field.
  • Previous supervisor responsibility is required.
  • Must have knowledge of F&B preparation techniques, health department rules and regulations, liquor laws and regulations.
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