Executive Chef - DoubleTree Cedar Rapids
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An Executive Chef with Doubletree by Hilton is responsible for directing and administering the planning, preparation, production and control of all culinary operations in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? DoubleTree by Hilton understands that doing the little things well means everything. It all starts with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome. And yet, the experience is far from cookie-cutter. The hotels are interesting, unique properties in great locations and serve as the antidote to impersonal vacations, meetings and events. Our guests stay with us because they know they'll enjoy an experience they truly value at a competitive price. At DoubleTree by Hilton, we provide the simple acts of care and thoughtfulness that make the traveler feel human again. Our hotels mark the end of travel's challenges and the beginning of a restful stay. DoubleTree by Hilton is one of Hilton Worldwide's ten market-leading brands. For more information visit www.hiltonworldwide.com. If you appreciate the little things and enjoy creating exceptional experiences, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with DoubleTree by Hilton. What will I be doing? As Executive Chef, you would be responsible for directing and administering the planning, preparation, production and control of all culinary operations in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards: * Direct and oversee all culinary operations, to include, but not limited to, production of all hotel meals, food quality and presentation, compliance with all safety and sanitation standards and regulations, team member productivity and performance, implementation of policies and procedures, cost controls and overall profitability * Create and implement new menus and individual menu items for outlets based on current food trends and regional tastes in partnership with Director of Food and Beverage * Interact with guests and clients to monitor and assess satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements accordingly * Ensure compliance with federal, state, local and company health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards * Perform general management duties including, but not limited to, systems management, budget and forecasting, report generation, department management and meeting participation and facilitation * Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward * Recruit, interview and train team members * 3 years culinary management experience is required * Must be able to work a flexible schedule that will include days, evenings, weekends and holidays Hilton World Wide Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.