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Executive Chef

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Posted: 10/19/2020
Job Reference #: 9447_1529787
Keywords: catering, food

Job Description

Executive Chef

Competitive + Benefits

The Valley Hotel, Homewood 35209

We are a global hospitality management company who partner with internationally renowned brands to deliver the full commercial potential of our hotels. Here in the US, we operate 18 properties and have ambitious development and growth plans.

Our mission is to go beyond 'hospitality' by creating memorable experiences and lasting connections with our guests.

It's our uncompromising passion for outstanding service that makes us who we are. At the core of this philosophy is our people.

Our culture runs on passion, enthusiasm and fun " we love what we do!
We set the bar high and we are relentless in our pursuit to 're-define hospitality'.

Benefits Package

    -Competitive Salary
    -Team Member Hotel Discount Program
    -Uniforms Provided
    -One meal provided per shift
    -Benefits " Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and other supplemental options
    -Paid PTO beginning after ninety (90) days of employment
    -401K after six (6) months of employment with employer matching
    -Team Member Awards and Recognition programs throughout the year
    -Food and Beverage Discounts
    -Tuition Reimbursement


COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Valor Hospitality is a leading hotel management company that is a trend setter in the hospitality market. The company is recognized by owners, investors, developers, and guests as an innovative partner to drive revenue and increase profits.

We believe that the highest form of compliment is respect for each associate, both as an individual and as a valued part of our organization. We will do our best to encourage communication, and we will listen with an open mind to new ideas. Furthermore, we are dedicated to implementing those ideas, which will result in a higher level of productivity and professionalism. In addition, we are committed to you, and your career advancement and we will provide you the opportunity to be successful.

POSITION PROFILE:

Charged with the duty of overseeing all the culinary operations for the food and beverage outlets. Direct the operation of the kitchen(s), including food preparation and quality, physical maintenance, and inventory functions, to ensure hotel quality standards and revenue goals are met and food and supply costs are controlled.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:

    -Administer culinary human resource objectives to recruit, select, orient, train, assign, schedule, mentor, coach, counsel, and discipline associates; communicate job expectations, job duties and job responsibilities; plan, monitor, appraise, and review job contributions; provide regular feedback to help manage conflict and improve team member performance, review compensation actions; enforce policies and procedures.
    -Meet culinary financial objectives by forecasting requirements; prepare an annual budget; schedule expenditures; analyzing
    -variances; initiate corrective actions.
    -Plan menus; estimate food costs and culinary profits; adjust and revise menus. Monitor budgets and payroll records, and review financial transactions to ensure that expenditures are authorized and budgeted.
    -Maintain safe, secure, and healthy environment by establishing, following, and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures; supervise the maintenance of kitchen equipment to protect the assets, to secure revenues and comply with legal regulations and ensure quality service.
    -Educate and train team members in compliance with brand standards, service behaviors, and governmental regulations. Ensure staff has the tools, training, and equipment to carry out job duties.
    -Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Assist sales, catering and banquet staff with banquets, parties and other special events.
    -Investigate, resolve, respond to guest needs, inquires, comments and/or problems to ensure a quality experience and enhance future sales prospects. Solicit guest feedback to improve food and presentation quality.
    -Develop menu design and concepts for all food & beverage outlets and catering events. Monitor competitor and industry trends.
    -Maintain procedures to ensure the security and proper storage of food and beverage products, inventory and equipment. Replenish supplies in a timely manner and minimize waste and pilferage.
    -Ensure that all menu items are prepared and presented according to established recipes and brand standards. Develop and implement menus and back-up (use records, production lists, pars, training, etc...) within industry guidelines to continually improve revenues and profit margins while maintaining quality.
    -Ensure that all kitchen equipment and storerooms are in proper operational condition and are cleaned on a regular basis.
    -Perform Manager-on-Duty functions and shifts as assigned.


DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Two to four-year college degree or equivalent education/experience.

Experience: Minimum 5 years' experience in a culinary leadership role or related position. Hotel experience strongly preferred.

Skills and Abilities: Ability to perform critical analysis and manage a wide-range of information. Requires advanced knowledge of business and management principles and practices involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Possess excellent oral, written and presentation skills. Ability to delegate, manage manpower and organize complex projects and establishes priorities consistent with department/hotel objectives. Listen effectively. Operate department within the guidelines of the Foundation Document. Communicate to both, guests and fellow associates, professionally and positively.

A full service boutique hotel consisting of 129 rooms, restaurant, terrace bar, and 4,000 square feet of event space.

Please visit http://www.valorhospitality.com to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.

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