END DATE October 22, 2016

Sous Chef, Texas Spice

Omni Hotels & Resorts - Dallas, TX

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  • Company
    Omni Hotels & Resorts Omni Hotels & Resorts
  • Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Associates Degree
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Job Description


The Sous Chef will be responsible for all areas of the kitchens operations supporting and in the absence of the Executive Chef This leader will ensure a high standard of cleanliness and hygienic practice throughout the kitchen. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in upscale/luxury hotels.


* Manage the daily production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel's restaurant(s) and room service to ensure a quality, consistent product is produced which conforms to all Omni Standards.

* Manage associates in scheduling, training, developing, coaching and counseling, conducting reviews. Also focus on attracting, interviewing, retaining and motivating the associates while providing a safe work environment.

* Monitor, analyze and control all labor and food costs; prepare the appropriate reports, charts and schedules to ensure budgets are met or exceeded while quality is maintained or improved.

* Assist the Executive Chef in the creation, costing and implementation of outlets, banquets, seasonal and special menus.

* Should assume the responsibilities of the Executive Chef in his or her absence.

* Scheduling of staff according to budget and business forecast.

* Provide kitchen support for banquet functions.

* Oversee proper handling and tracing of banquet food returns at end of functions.

* Directs proper sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment.

* Comply with EcoSure & health code standards for sanitation.

* Ensures that all kitchen equipment is in good working order.

* Directs proper maintenance of all walk-in coolers (rotation of food products and cleanliness).

* Knows expectations and ensures that staff understands them and that they execute said expectations within the proper guidelines.

* Provide support and leadership to accomplish our Medallia food quality score

* Checks and controls sign-in and sign-out procedures for kitchen staff.

* Perform any other job related duties as assigned.


* Candidate is required to have at least 2 years previous culinary management experience in a high volume, full service Four Diamond Kitchen.

* Candidate must have proven culinary skills and must be able to lead, develop, and motivate staff.

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as organizational skills, Bilingual (Spanish) preferred but not required.

* Candidate must be creative and up to speed on new concepts and food trends.

* Banquets experienced required.

* Computer literate and detail orientated is a must.

* Must have basic mathematical skills and be able to create and understand financial reports.

* Able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.

* College education and/or culinary degree preferred.

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