Sous Chef

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

Location: US - IL - Chicago

Mar 6, 2018
Job Details
We are pleased that you are exploring Hyatt Hotels Corporation. We believe our customers select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who work hard to provide efficient service and meaningful experiences. We care about our associates and our customers. This is the Hyatt Touch. Our commitment to Diversity is best evidenced by our focus on company-wide diversity initiatives. We continue to be recognized as one of America's best companies for minorities in rankings based on information about recruiting and employment practices. Associates of Hyatt are given the tools from the first day to make a difference. Hyatt offers comprehensive and competitive benefits for all associates. Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance, yet reaps great rewards - whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive working environment. If you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you. Come meet the people with the Hyatt touch.

At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive colleagues who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences to each every guest.Hyatt is a place where high expectations aren't just met-they're exceeded. It's a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry. It's a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture.

The goal of the Sous Chef is to manage a specific department and work with the Executive Chef and/or Executive Sous Chef to create, implement and maintain quality standards. In some instances the Sous Chef will be expected to be responsible for the entire operation in the absence of the Executive Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef. The ideal Sous Chef will accomplish their tasks by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest experience.

Responsibilities include:
* Support senior leadership by developing and assuming basic management responsibilities
* Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments
* Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items
* Develop and implement creative menu items that adhere to Hyatt brand standards
* Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions
* Manage hourly kitchen employees through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring
* May manage other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisor and other less senior Sous Chefs
* Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results
* Monitor food production, ordering, cost, and quality and consistency on a daily basis
* Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment

* In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations
* Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills
* Experience with training, basic financial management and customer service
* Proficient in general computer knowledge
* A true desire to exceed guest expectations in a fast paced customer service environment
* Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner
* Strong training and communication skills
* Culinary education and/or on the job training, hotel experience preferred
* Open availability

Hyatt colleagues work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Hyatt has the best to offer in the culinary field. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Additional Details
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
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