AsstChef-Sous (NE) - Tysons Corner Marriott

Marriott International, Inc.
Vienna, VA
Oct 13, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Food Service
Full Time
Here's To Your Journey with Marriott Hotels Resorts Suites Marriott Hotels Resorts Suites is one of Marriott International's 30 renowned hotel brands. As the world's leading Hospitality Company, we offer unmatched opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. The Tysons Corner Marriott located at 8028 Leesburg Pike , Vienna, VA 22182 is currently hiring a AsstChef-Sous (NE). Responsibilities include: Management position that focuses on successfully accomplishing the daily objectives in the kitchen. Leads staff while personally assisting in all areas of the kitchen, including food production; purchasing and kitchen sanitation. Position contributes to ensuring guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget. CANDIDATE PROFILE Education and Experience * High school diploma or GED; 5 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area. OR * 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 3 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area. CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met * Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. * Maintains food handling and sanitation standards. * Ensures all employees have proper supplies, equipment and uniforms. * Performs all duties of Culinary and related kitchen area employees in high demand times. * Oversees production and preparation of culinary items. * Ensures employees keep their work areas clean and sanitary. * Works with Restaurant and Banquet departments to coordinate service and timing of events and meals. * Communicates areas in need of attention to staff and follows up to ensure follow through. * Supports and assists with new menus, concepts and promotions for the Restaurant outlets and Banquets. * Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays. * Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions. * Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met. Supervising Daily Culinary Team Activities * Ensures and maintains the productivity level of employees. * Ensures completion of assigned duties. * Coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation. * Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example. * Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications. * Handles employee questions and concerns. * Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills. * Conducts employee performance appraisal process, giving feedback as needed. * Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position. * Participates in an on-going employee recognition program. * Monitors employee's progress towards meeting performance expectations. * Conducts training when appropriate. Maintaining Culinary Goals * Follows specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. * Monitors staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met. * Places orders for appropriate supplies and manages food and supply inventories according to budget. * Participates in department meetings and continually communicates a clear and consistent message regarding the departmental goals to produce desired results. Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service * Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention. * Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis. * Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed. * Sets a positive example for guest relations. * Strives to improve service performance. * Handles guest problems and complaints seeking assistance from supervisor as necessary. * Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service within guidelines. Additional Responsibilities * Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. * Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors. * Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. * Complies with loss prevention policies and procedures. * Reports malfunctions in department equipment. * Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings. * Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members. To apply now, go to: Marriott International is consistently recognized as an employer of choice globally by FORTUNE magazine, DiversityInc and Great Places to Work Institute, among others. Visit to learn more about our workplace culture and career opportunities. Chat, engage and follow us on social media. @lifeatmarriott on Snapchat So, we ask, where will your journey take you? Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, VA or local laws. See Job Description.

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