Fairmont Chef De Cuisine in United States

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Chef de Cuisine. Outlets

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As Chef de Cuisine, you will manage this dynamic department with flair, engaging your team and inspiring a complement of truly spectacular menu offerings.

Hotel Overview:

World-renowned, The Fairmont San Francisco presents an awe-inspiring picture of historic San Francisco. The grandeur of the fully restored hotel coupled with its reputation for impeccable service promises a regal experience. Completed in April 2001, the $85 million restoration project is highlighted by the re-emergence of the Main Lobby as a grand public space, as well as the remodeling of all the guestrooms.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to our Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Oversee Culinary Operations for Outlet kitchens including, Laurel Court, Tonga Room, and In Room Dining
  • Oversee Lead and support junior Chef de Cuisine
  • Conduct daily shift briefings to Kitchen Colleagues
  • Manage inventories, pricing, cost controls, requisitioning and the issuing of supplies and equipment for food production
  • Cost menus accurately
  • Ensure all Kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
  • Liaise daily with the Outlet Manager to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • Maintain and enhance the food products through creative menu development and presentation
  • Maintain cleanliness and proper rotation of product in chillers
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned
Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • Previous leadership experience in the Culinary field required, minimum of 10 years of experience.
  • DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline preferred
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Visa Requirements:

Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

A comprehensive benefits package is available including Medical, Dental, 401k and excellent rates at any of our hotels worldwide!

Fairmont is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Feel free to visit our website at http://www.fairmont.com/ to find out more about our company.

EOE/M/F/D/V

Primary Location: United States-San Francisco-The Fairmont San Francisco

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Management / Supervisory

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Rotating / Shift Work

Travel: No

Closing Date: 05.Feb.2017, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: SAF01180