Chef de CuisineThe Post Oak Hotel at Uptown HoustonHouston, TX
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Job Description

Chef de Cuisine
The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston

The Post Oak Hotel is seeking an experienced Chef de Cuisine to join our team. The Chef de Cuisine's prime responsibility will be overseeing the culinary operations of the Bloom & Bee restaurant, an enchanting dining destination with a focus on fresh, locally inspired cuisine. Reminiscent of a lush garden filled with gorgeous blooms. The Chef de Cuisine will also be responsible for leading a team of Sous Chefs & Cooks in the preparation, organization and execution of all meals periods for different venues as The Pool, In Room Dining and H-Bar. The Restaurant Chef will report to the Executive Chef & Executive Sous Chef.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSABILITIES
  • Follow all policies and procedures as outlined by the Post Oak Colleague Handbook
  • Create and develop creative and innovative menus for Bloom & Bee, In Room Dining, Pool and H-Bar Lounge.
  • Create recipes, pictures, and plating guides for all menu items.
  • Enforce all of the safety & sanitation rules and regulations.
  • Schedule and monitor daily line-up.
  • Prepare weekly schedule according to forecast.
  • Coordinate opening and closing procedures for the kitchen.
  • Keep the Executive Chef & Executive Sous Chef informed with the amount of daily overtime.
  • Control and be accountable for the food and labor cost goals.
  • Train and develop colleagues.
  • Order products following purchasing procedures.
  • Inspect food products when delivered from purchasing for quality.
  • Inspect colleague's daily mise en place to ensure that all food products are rotated and top quality.
  • Control par levels of mise en place.
  • Attends hotel meetings that are determined necessary by the Executive Chef or Executive Sous Chef.
  • Must keep up to date with the latest food styles and trends
  • Develop job descriptions for the different stations in the kitchen.
  • Promote communication between the different culinary departments.
  • Relieve the chefs and cooks when needed.
  • Participate in local and national media and PR culinary events. Be an ambassador for the restaurant and the hotel.
  • Work closely with the stewarding department to promote 5 Star cleanliness in the culinary work environment.
  • Complete HR and Performance Management tasks in a timely manner, such as terminations, new hires, vacations, sick days and performance reviews for colleagues.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Knowledgeable and well-rounded in all areas of the kitchen including cooking techniques, knife skills and product knowledge
  • Must be passionate about cooking, practices and procedures.
  • Has working knowledge of culinary techniques, be organized, move quickly, handle pressure well and take great pride in their demeanor and work.
  • Possess great communication skills and display a pleasant and outgoing personality.
  • Ability to work in high stress conditions, pay close attention to detail, handle multiple tasks, work efficiently and demonstrate high level of patience.
  • Stand, walk, bend, kneel, climb, reach and perform repetitive motions frequently for 10-12 hours a day,
  • Ability to lift, carry, push or pull 50-100 lbs.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures including food safety program and safety and security.
  • Serve as role model figure, be approachable, open minded, eager to learn and lead by example.
  • Find methods to improve the efficiency of the department and increase productivity.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
  • Must have management experience in restaurant, Hotel experience preferred but not required.
  • Two years as a Restaurant Chef or Three to Five years as a Sous Chef for multiple outlets
  • ServSafe certification required.
  • Knowledge in and or experience with Forbes 5 Star service standards is preferred.

Job Details

Senior level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Luxury
room Count:
101-250
location Type:
Urban

Values

Customer Focus
Customer Service
Empowerment
Hospitality
Teamwork

Perks

401(K)
Company Discounts
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Hotel Discounts
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Vision Benefits
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Address1600 West Loop South, Houston, TX, 77027 View map
Property typeHotel 
classLuxury 
room Count101-250 
location TypeUrban 

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