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Executive Chef - The Center Hotel (soon to be Delta by Marriott)

Company: Holiday Inn Conference Center Allentown Lehigh Val
Location: Breinigsville
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

Meyer Jabara Hotels has distinguished itself as an employer of choice, attracting innovative and talented industry professionals who deliver exceptional results. Our Associates are encouraged to reach their fullest potential by delivering a differentiated experience to our guests and an exceptional bottom-line.

Great opportunity to join a hotelteam as they transition the hotel toa Delta by Marriott!

Job description: The executive chef is responsible for all food production including that used for the restaurant, banquet functions and other outlets. Developing menus, food purchase specifications and recipes. Supervising staff. Developing and monitoring the food and labor budget for the department. Maintaining highest professional food quality and sanitation standards.

Qualifications:


- Excellent English both oral and written
- 2nd language helpful
- Bachelor's degree or related culinary degree withfive or more years of industry and culinary management experience is desirable
- Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, POS)
- Excellent record of kitchen management
- Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
- Capable of delegating multiple tasks
- Strong communication and leadership skills
- Ability to keep up with cooking trends and best practices
- Possesses an eye for detail and creativity

Essential Tasks:


- Reviews menus, analyzes recipes, determines food, labor and overhead costs, and assigns prices to menu items
- Provides and supports service behaviors that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention
- Advocates sound financial/business decision making, demonstrates honesty, integrity and also leads by example
- Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed
- Delegates as appropriate to develop supervisors and subordinates to accept responsibility and meet clearly defined goals and objectives
- Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead and influence the kitchen staff
- Teaches preparation according to well defined recipes and follows up and discusses ways of constantly improving the cuisine at the property
- Provides direction for all day-to-day operations in the kitchen
- Observes methods of food preparation and cooking, size of portions, and garnishing of foods to ensure food is prepared in prescribed manner
- Tests cooked foods; devises special dishes and develops recipes
- Trains, develops and motivates supervisor and culinary staff to meet and exceed established food preparation standards on a consistent basis
- Attends food and beverage staff and management meetings
- Ensures proper staffing for maximum productivity and high standards of quality; controls food and payroll costs to achieve maximum profitability
- Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards
- Ensures all equipment in the kitchen is properly maintained and in working order in accordance with local Health department and hotel standards
- Actively involved in menu development and maintaining updated and accurate costing of all dishes prepared and sold in the Food & Beverage department
- Displays exceptional leadership by providing a positive work environment and demonstrating a dedicated and professional approach to management
- Ensure proper grooming and hygiene standards for all kitchen staff
- Trains kitchen associates on the fundamentals ofexceptional cooking and plate presentations. Also interview new applicants for the kitchen
- Frequently review finished products for quality and presentation before the orders are send to the guest
- Discuss daily food cost reports with key kitchen and F&B team members
- Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on food quality and presentation

The difference between being a good business and an amazing business can be found in the company's footprints made by giving back and serving others. Community relationships matter to the team at Meyer Jabara.
Other details

- Job Family New Jobs
- Pay Type Salary
- Required Education Bachelor's Degree
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- 7736 Adrienne Dr, Breinigsville, PA 18031, USA

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