Executive Chef - Conrad

Employer
Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 02, 2018
Closes
Aug 13, 2018
Function
Food Service, Chef
Hours
Full Time
The brand new Conrad Washington DC is looking for an Executive Chef to oversee the culinary operations!Set to open in 2019, this stylish and sophisticated property is going to bring a new standard of luxury to DC with 360 rooms, 32,000 square feet of banquet space, and 5 food and beverage outlets including a restaurant by celebrity Chef Bryan Voltaggio. This includes a 3-meal restaurant, rooftop bar, lobby lounge, in-room dining, and a private club lounge. We are looking for a creative and passionate chef to lead and manage an innovative culinary program. Prior Executive Chef experience in a luxury hotel is a must! Union and pre-opening experience are a plus.This position will start in September. What will I be doing?As Executive Chef, you would be responsible for directing and administering the planning, preparation, production and control of all culinary operations in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:Direct and oversee all culinary operations, to include, but not limited to, production of all hotel meals, food quality and presentation, compliance with all safety and sanitation standards and regulations, team member productivity and performance, implementation of policies and procedures, cost controls and overall profitabilityCreate and implement new menus and individual menu items for outlets based on current food trends and regional tastes in partnership with Director of Food and BeverageInteract with guests and clients to monitor and assess satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements accordinglyEnsure compliance with federal, state, local and company health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standardsPerform general management duties including, but not limited to, systems management, budget and forecasting, report generation, department management and meeting participation and facilitationMonitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and rewardRecruit, interview and train team membersWhat are we looking for?Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences. Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time. Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities. Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do. Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions. Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:Quality Productivity Dependability Customer Focus Adaptability What will it be like to work for Hilton?Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all! EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans