Executive Chef (Park Hyatt Chicago/NoMI Kitchen)

Park Hyatt Chicago

Location: US - IL - Chicago

Oct 27, 2017
Park Hyatt Chicago
Job Details
We are pleased that you are exploring Hyatt Hotels Corporation. We believe our customers select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who work hard to provide efficient service and meaningful experiences. We care about our associates and our customers. This is the Hyatt Touch. Our commitment to Diversity is best evidenced by our focus on company-wide diversity initiatives. We continue to be recognized as one of America's best companies for minorities in rankings based on information about recruiting and employment practices. Associates of Hyatt are given the tools from the first day to make a difference. Hyatt offers comprehensive and competitive benefits for all associates. Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance, yet reaps great rewards - whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive working environment. If you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you. Come meet the people with the Hyatt touch.

At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentivecolleagues who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences. As a member of the hotel Executive Committee, the Executive Chef is a highly visible role with exposure to Senior and Corporate leadership. This position reports to the hotel General Manager.

The Executive Chef will be responsible for kitchen operationsincludingmenu planning, provisioning, food preparation, and sanitation. This position directs the training of culinary staff and other kitchen workers engaged in preparing and cooking foods to ensure an efficient and profitable food service. The position demands creativity on a daily basis, excellent communication skills, and the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards. The Executive Chef works well under pressure, is organized, flexible, self-motivated and is willing to work long hours.

Duties include:
* Experience training food prep colleagues
* Ability to instill safety and sanitation habits in all colleagues
* Teachcolleagues the importance of consistency in preparation and presentation
* Thorough knowledge of food handling and preparation techniques
* Ensure that level of quality, portion control, and plate presentation is adhered to consistently
* Coach and counsel colleagues to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures

Hyattcolleagues work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it’s career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

You're More Than Welcome.

* Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
* 6 years or more of progressive Culinary experience, preferably in restaurants local to Chicago
* With opening hotels, previous hotel pre-opening experience preferred
* Service oriented style with professional presentations skills
* At least 4 years experience in a senior role in a culinary environment
* Proven leadership skills
* Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, proven track record in high volume property, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and associate relations, and ability to improve the bottom line
* Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English
* Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
* Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills
* Maintain communications with Corporate Staff
* Coach and counselcolleagues to reflect Hyatt Service Standards and Procedures

Additional Details
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
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