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Sous Chef
Property Name
JW Marriott Houston Downtown
Job Title
Sous Chef
Company Name
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
Bonus Pay
Position Categories
Chef - Sous Chef
Other Benefits
401 K, Vacation, Holiday, Medical, Sabbatical, Dental

A Career with Pearl Hospitality

Pearl's customer service philosophy is based on complete empathy for our guests. Walk into any Pearl property, and you'll meet front desk personnel who greet you with a smile. Food and beverage staff members who are eager to please. And housekeepers who are happy and upbeat.

Since our company culture is devoted to the satisfaction of our associates, every member of the Pearl team is devoted to the satisfaction of our guests. That commitment, in turn, results in a level of performance that far exceeds industry averages.

We believe that, by investing in the growth of our people, we're investing in the future growth of our company. This simple yet powerful idea is what sets Pearl apart from other hospitality companies - and what drives our continuing success.

Job Description

Our Sous Chef reports directly to the Executive Chef and is responsible for creating leaders and fostering the Pearl culture within the Food & Beverage department for Pearl Hospitality.  The Sous Chef must ignite the human spirit by creating unrivaled hospitality experiences fueled by fun, enthusiasm and compassion that challenge each person to unlock their own potential.

The Sous Chef is responsible for the successful execution of all Banquets and hotel functions. The Sous Chef must focus on providing exceptional food presentation and quality that is prepared properly with the freshest ingredients.   All hotel operations must be executed at the highest level of professionalism and courtesy.  The Sous Chef Chef must drive results through effective training, coaching, leading, motivating, empowering and following through with all the associates.  The Sous Chef must ensure maximization of profitability by controlling food costs and by maintaining proper inventory controls.  The Sous Chef must ensure that our associates and our customers are treated with the utmost respect at all times since they are the key to our success.

Job Requirements

*Passion and commitment to the business at an ownership level

*Maintain effective and open communication

*Foster teamwork

*Must possess high energy, professionalism and confidence every day and in every way

*Must be capable to successfully prioritize, delegate, organize and multi-task

*Be a highly motivated and enthusiastic leader

*Co-Conduct Pearl required daily and weekly meetings with enthusiasm and commitment to success

*Manage and lead the Kitchen associates to inspire loyalty and deliver the highest performance

*Manage the kitchen staff in the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food

*Ensure Kitchen is safe and a sanitary work environment with conforms to all standards and regulations

*Direct the daily operations including room service, banquets, breakfast and manager’s reception

*Continually analyze and control the labor and food costs to meet/exceed budget objectives

*Develop and implement menus and back-up to continually improve revenues and profit

*Ensure that all department associates maintain the utmost cleanliness of kitchen and food storage

*Train all personnel to deliver the best product at the highest brand and procedural standards

*Interact positively with customers and take action to resolve issues to maintain high guest satisfaction

*Must be able to conduct daily business with integrity and be ethical at all times

*Ensure approved uniforms are being worn at all times including proper glove and hair containment

*Maintain a safe working environment through compliance of safety and health department guidelines

*Ensure all food is delivered with the proper food quality and proper temperature

*Ensure all food equipment is maintained and properly serviced

*Ensure the kitchen, food storage and preparation areas are kept in compliance to all standards

*Treat guests, associates, vendors and co-workers with professionalism and respect at all times

*Be able to work well under pressure and meet or beat deadlines

*Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis

*Perform other tasks that are deemed necessary to the success of Pearl, the hotel and the associates

Resume submission:   mhunold@pearlhospitality.com

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