Executive Chef

Employer
HEI Hotels
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Nov 25, 2021
Closes
Nov 27, 2021
Ref
224348804
Hours
Full Time
Ideally located for business or leisure, The Westin Reston Heights is a blend of comfort and sophistication. Our goal is treat each and every associate like family. We offer free lunch, free parking and monthly town halls to show each associate how much we care and how thankful we are for their hard work. We focus on growth and development so that you are able to build your career in hospitality. Apply today to learn more about joining our team!We value US military experience and invite all qualified military candidates to apply.Plan and manage the kitchen staff in the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable, competitive, quality products. + Direct the day to day operations of all areas of the kitchen including outlets, banquets, stewarding, and purchasing. + Manage Human Resources in the kitchen in order to attract, retain and motivate the associates while providing a safe environment. Interview, hire, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communication vehicles and discipline and terminate as appropriate. + Plan and manage the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food in the hotel in a safe, sanitary, cost effective manner. + Monitor and control the maintenance/sanitation of kitchen, equipment and related areas to ensure a healthy, safe work environment which meets/exceeds federal, state, corporate and franchise standards and regulations. + Develop, implement and manage the department's budget; continually analyze, forecast, monitor and control the labor and food costs through various methods to meet/exceed management/budget objectives. + Develop and implement menus and back-up (use records, production lists, pars, training, etc ) within corporate guidelines to continually improve revenues and profit margins while maintaining quality. + Execute and promote the Accident Prevention Program to minimize liabilities and related expenses.+ Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis. + Perform any other job related duties as assigned.+ Two+ years of post high school education, culinary education is desirable.+ Five+ years of employment in a related position. + Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or complex problems and food and beverage management. + Knowledge of hotel operations, including marketing plans, security and safety programs, personnel and labor relations, preparation of business plans, repairs, maintenance, budget forecasting, quality assurance programs, hospitality law, and long-range planning.+ Leadership skills to motivate and develop staff and to ensure accomplishment of goals. + Ability to work effectively under time constraints and deadlines.+ Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit program that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you!For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical and Dental programs through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as Vision insurance programs ?through EyeMed. ?Our Vacation, Sick and Holiday programs are available for you to rejuvenate with time off. For your financial wellness, HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life insurance as well as Short and Long-Term Disability plans. Our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our 'YouDecide' and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future.Work today, get paid today! We proudly partner with DailyPay, a voluntary benefit that allows our associates access to their earnings when they want them.HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.Requisition ID: 2021-21124 FLSA Status: Exempt Street: 11750 Sunrise Valley Drive Location Description: Ideally located for business or leisure, The Westin Reston Heights is a blend of comfort and sophistication. Our goal is treat each and every associate like family. We offer free lunch, free parking and monthly town halls to show each associate how much we care and how thankful we are for their hard work. We focus on growth and development so that you are able to build your career in hospitality. Apply today to learn more about joining our team!We value US military experience and invite all qualified military candidates to apply.