Executive Chef - Conrad
Stay inspired by joining the stunning Conrad hotel located in the heart of urban DC as the Executive Chef !This stylish and sophisticated property has brought 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 Chefs Bryan and Michael Voltaggio - James Beard award winners and 'Top Chef' finalists bringing the seafood of the Chesapeake to the heart of the District through a farm-to-table experience.The modern seafood concept reflects inspiration from the Voltaggio Brother's upbringing in the area with fresh ingredients sourced from up and down the Chesapeake in a reimagined approach in which everything is familiar in flavor but surprising in presentation.In this role, you will oversee culinary operations managing a team of 50+ and reporting directly to the Director of Food & Beverage.The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader driven to grow with the ability to drive the business forward through staff training and development, creativity, and strong organization. At least 3 years of culinary leadership experience in an upscale dining environment is required. Prior luxury hotel and celebrity chef restaurant experience are a plus.Want to learn more? Hotel Website , Facebook, Hotel Instagram , Estuary InstagramWhat 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 disciplineIn addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:QualityProductivityDependabilityCustomer FocusAdaptabilityWhat 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"A' 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!