Plan 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. Responsibilities
Direct the day to day operations of all areas of the kitchen including outlets, banquets, stewarding, and purchasing.
Manage Human Resources in the kitchen in order to attract, retain and motivate the associates while providing a safe environment. Interview, 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, 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.
Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
Perform any other job related duties as assigned.
Welcome to Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Waltham, located in Boston's High-Technology, Pharmaceutical, and Life Sciences Belt and corporate corridor along Route 128 and Highway 95. Our Boston/Waltham, MA hotel is just 20 minutes to downtown Boston and 25 minutes to Logan International Airport, convenient to Brandeis and Bentley Universities as well as Wellesley and Regis Colleges.Come work with us and enjoy complimentary lunch or dinner during your shifts as well as randomized Snack Carts with occasional trivia and games to win a prize! At the Embassy Suites Waltham, we welcome jeans on Fridays with a small donation to our Make a Difference Committee to use for events in the community. At least once a quarter the Make a Difference Committee puts on an event for team members, guests, and the community. We look forward to learning more about you!Qualifications
Two+ years of post high school education, culinary education is desirable.
Five+ years of employment in a related position.
Hotel experience preferred.
Requires 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.
Knowledge of hotel operations, including marketing plans, security and safety programs, personnel and labor relations, preparation of business plans, repairs, maintenance, budget forecasting, quality assurance programs, hospitality law, and long-range planning.
Leadership skills to motivate and develop staff and to ensure accomplishment of goals.
Ability to work effectively under time constraints and deadlines.
Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.
Associated topics: catering, corporate, culinary school, dining chef, executive, lead, restaurant assistant chef, service manager, sous, sous chef
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