Executive Chef

Hotel Viking

Location: US - RI - Newport

Nov 14, 2017
Hotel Viking
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Company Info

Join one of the fastest growing lifestyle hospitality companies and enhance your career! Pivot Hotels & Resorts, the lifestyle and luxury division of Davidson Hotels & Resorts, operates with a deep-rooted passion for continuous innovation, exceptional service delivery, revenue generation, inspired marketing and financial responsibility. As disruptors of the status quo, we intend to spark a movement honoring our community, the adventure-minded traveler and work-hard-play-harder road warrior through distinctive design, bespoke wellness offerings, philanthropic endeavors and locally sourced, internationally influenced food and beverage. Constituted by some of the most accomplished leaders in lifestyle hospitality, Pivot Hotels & Resorts caters to today’s experience-seeking, adventurous traveler through inspiring design, thoughtful service, and one-of-a-kind experiences at each of its hotels and resorts. At Pivot Hotels & Resorts, we know that it is the people who operate our hotels that make the difference between average and exceptional performance. So we want you to join us to be the difference! More information can be found at www.pivothotels.com.

Property Info

A downtown Newport icon, the award-winning Hotel Viking, is situated atop Newport's Historic Hill neighborhood. Offering breathtaking views of prestigious Bellevue Avenue, the hotel is within easy walking distance of Newport’s Bellevue Avenue mansions, scenic waterfront, bustling harbor, and a myriad of restaurants and lively bars. Offering 208 guestrooms and luxury suites the hotel provides a sense of history and a friendly ambiance. On site amenities include our signature eatery, One Bellevue Restaurant, Lounge and Patio, as well as our seasonal Top of Newport rooftop restaurant, our full service SpaFjor, 24-hour fitness center, indoor heated pool and hot tub. With nearly 14,000 square feet of function space, an additional 3,000 square feet of outdoor event space and an on-site wedding Chapel, our team is ready to create your ideal event. Our service and attention to detail have made Hotel Viking a revered destination throughout its 90-year history. Come join our team today!

Position Info

The Executive Chef is responsible for overseeing culinary operations; ensuring quality and consistency for all food preparation; creating recipes and supporting materials; maximizing and maintaining operation's resources and inventory; accurately forecasting food and labor costs; selecting, training, developing Team Members and maintaining a positive, cooperative work environment. Ensure full compliance with health and safety regulations. Observe company guidelines to successfully meet or exceed audit standards.

Qualifications:
• Previous management experience in kitchen of 4 years.
• Minimum 5 years cooking experience.
• College degree or certification in culinary field/hospitality field preferred.
• Good working knowledge of sanitation standards and of proper preparation and presentation of F&B items.
• Ability to understand financial goals and accomplish them.
• Ability to communicate effectively with the public and other Team Members.
• Proven ability to effectively lead and train a diverse workforce.
• Willingness to set a high standard in the kitchen through leading by example.
• Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 100 pounds
• Ability to work extended hours when business necessitates
• Ability to work in humid and/or extreme heat or cold (not weather-related)

EOE AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug tes
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Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
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Hotel/Resort
Chef - Executive Chef