Executive Chef

Sage Hospitality Resources
Bethesda, MD
Jan 27, 2022
Jan 29, 2022
Full Time
Why us?Sage Hospitality Group is in search of an Executive Chef to join the leadership team at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Bethesda. Are you looking for a place that will inspire and challenge you? Let us be that place, as we show you the joys of working in hospitality!Un-conventional (Location and Look)Approachable (Upscale Unexpected Service)Down to Earth (Focus on sustainability efforts for guests and associates)Business and Leisure in Bethesda (Our Vibe)This Embassy Suites by Hilton is a gateway to Bethesda, Rockville and the lively downtown DC scene.The team at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Bethesda looks forward to sharing their experiences with you and can offer you an environment focused on learning and development. Come and choose your next career adventure at our Embassy Suites and not only have fun where you work but be a part of our unconventional, approachable, down to earth team!At Sage Hospitality Group, we look for innovative leaders, with an eye for disruption. Never looking for someone just looking for a job, we are looking for the power players, the people who want to rise to the top. Sage allows for opportunities for growth and personal fulfillment, paying attention to the parts that keep us human and happy. We want to attract and retain associates that are engaged in our culture, passionate about hospitality and excited to enrich lives, one experience at a time. Sage Hospitality Group was founded on a spirt of bold individuality. By going our own way, we have created some of the worlds best hotels, restaurants, and experiences. But the truth is, none of it would have happened without people like you. People who follow their own path, wo are hungry to learn and who love their community. People who do not sit around and wait, they just do. You belong here.Job OverviewPlan 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.ResponsibilitiesPosition is responsible for long and short term planning and day-to-day operations of the kitchen and related areas.Recommends menu and procedural changes.Recommends the budget and manages food and labor costs within approved budget constraints.Performs all essential functions while adhering to all SOP's and future food programs to ensure a consistent, quality product.Manage associates and managers in the kitchen in order to attract, retain and motivate the employees while providing a safe environment; 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, recommend, 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.QualificationsEducation/Formal TrainingMore than two years of post high school education, but less than a degree from a four-year college.ExperienceExperience required by position is five to ten years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).Knowledge/SkillsRequires 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.Requires oral and written communication skills.Must have moderate hearing to communicate with employees and to hear machinery, for safety reasons.Must have excellent vision, for safety reasons.Must have moderate speech communications skills to communicate with other employees.Must have excellent comprehension and literacy to read and write, as well as analyze to fulfill budget.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Lifting objects, 30-35 pounds, 3 to 5 times during the course of the shift (ie top round, prime rib, frozen boxes).Carrying, (ranging from clipboard to food products to small equipment).Kneeling -during times of inspections for proper cleanliness and monitoring once a week, as well as during lifting.Full mobility is required in order to usually inspect and monitor the kitchen environment.Continuous standing -while expediting, or cooking or inspecting. Anywhere from brief periods (15 minutes) to longer periods (1 hour). At least 50% of the day.EnvironmentInside 100% of 8 hour shift. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees. On the front line, temperatures can be over 100 degrees.BenefitsMedical, dental, & vision insuranceHealth savings and flexible spending accountsBasic Life and AD&D insuranceCompany-paid short-term disabilityPaid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidaysEligible to participate in the Companys 401(k) program with employer matchingEmployee assistance programTuition ReimbursementGreat discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referralID: 2022-8906Position Type: Regular Full-TimeProperty : Embassy Suites BethesdaOutlet: RestaurantCategory: CulinaryAddress : 6711 Democracy BlvdCity : BethesdaState : MarylandEOE Protected Veterans/Disability