Executive Chef - Hilton Chandler

Hilton Phoenix/Chandler

Location: US - AZ - Chandler

May 9, 2018
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Job Details
The award winning Hilton Phoenix Chandler is looking for a full-time Cook. At the Hilton Phoenix Chandler, we pride ourselves on being hospitable, working with others and always having fun. In the seven years of operation, we have won four Connie Awards for 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014 (ranking us the #1 Hilton in the brand) as well as four Brand Excellence Awards in 2011, 2015, 2016, and 2017. These awards are granted to the Hiltons in the America‚Äôs with the highest cleanliness and condition scores, as well as customer satisfaction scores. Furthermore, our Food & Beverage outlets are consistently ranked in the top ten in the brand.

Texas Western Hospitality flies only the best flags, builds only the best hotels and employs only the best of managers. This simple, yet proven strategy has allowed us to deliver exceptional results to all of our stakeholders; investment partners, owners, associates and customers alike.

The Executive Chef will supervise food preparation assuring a consistent, high quality food product, and ensuring that the established hotel and the restaurant quality standards are maintained or exceeded.  This includes enforcing cleanliness and sanitation standards, adhering to the annual budget, maximizing profits, cost control, and staff training and scheduling.
* Supervises food preparation staff: hiring, terminating, disciplinary actions, performance  evaluations, training, motivation and development.
* Schedules subordinates, maintaining adequate staffing levels while adhering to established labor standards.
* Assures all food is prepared in accordance with the Restaurant standards, following the Restaurant recipes, and practicing HACCP during all phases of food production.
* Assures all food items are properly labeled and rotated following the First In/First Out method.
* Communicates manpower, equipment and supply needs, as well as suggestions, problems, and general operational observations to the Food & Beverage Director.
* Purchases food and equipment, assigning specifications, quantities, quality descriptions, and noting bids.
* Maintains an orderly, clean, safe and sanitary kitchen which meets or exceeds health standards and established hotel policies and standards regarding kitchen cleanliness and sanitation.
* Assists the Food & Beverage Director in developing the Annual Operating Budget.
* Heads staff meetings on a daily basis.
* Attends meetings as required.
* Performs inventories of all food items on a regularly scheduled basis.
* Insures attainment of budgeted profits by assisting in increasing sales and implementing necessary controls.
* Assures that hotel room services orders are prepared in a manner meeting or exceeding hotel quality standards and delivery time requirements.
* Supervises food preparation to include methods, portion control and garnishing; ensure attractive presentation of all foods.
* Assists food and beverage director, sales, and banquet staffs with banquets, social parties and special events.
* Monitors expenses to keep within budgeted guidelines and assists the food and beverage director in developing the annual operating budget.
* Schedules employees at proper staffing levels; watches labor cost daily to ensure efficiency in scheduling.
* Participates in monthly inventory verification and maintains adequate supplies.
* Responds quickly to guest requests in a friendly manner. Follows up to ensure guest satisfaction.
* Follows company policies and procedures and is able to effectively communicate them to subordinates.
* Aggressively recruits and staffs department using company hiring standards (i.e. behavioral questioning, reference checks, evaluations and team interviews).
* Ensures kitchen is clean and sanitary and is in compliance with all federal, state and local laws, including OSHA, EEOC, Wage Hour and Health laws.

Experience

Required
* 3 - 6 years: Chef experience

Preferred
* Culinary School degree or equivalent work experience. Special consideration will be given to those who exhibit exemplary performance.

Education

Preferred
* Technical/other training or better

Skills

Preferred
* FLEXIBLE
* FAST PACED
* LEADERSHIP

Behaviors

Preferred
* Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

Motivations

Preferred
* Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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Additional Details
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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