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Executive Chef

Company: Omni Nashville Hotel
Location: Nashville
Posted on: September 15, 2019

Job Description:

Overview Nashville Hotel The Omni Nashville Hotel was specially created to be an authentic expression of Nashville's vibrant music culture. Across from the new Music City Center, the luxury hotel is a one-of-a-kind experience, fully integrated with an expansion of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on four levels. Located on Fifth Avenue between Demonbreun and Korean Veterans Blvd. The Omni Nashville Hotel design is a modern expression of the city's distinct character, incorporating natural materials, exposed steel and regional limestone. The multi-story hotel and expanded museum shares meeting and entertainment space and brings additional restaurants and retail venues to this dynamic destination in downtown Nashville. The Omni Nashville Hotel's associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Nashville may be your perfect match. Job Description Overall responsibility for the efficient and effective running of the kitchen and food production outlets, ensuring operating costs are minimized. The execution of all Omni Hotel and company policies/procedures, ensuring that all services provided achieve the established standards, within the agreed budgetary controls. To advise the Food and Beverage Director on all matters relating to the kitchen area. In conjunction with the Executive Steward, ensure a high standard of cleanliness and hygienic practice throughout the kitchen Responsibilities

  • To assist the Food and Beverage Director in budgeting i.e. food cost/payroll/etc.. When agreed, control all overheads/achieve food cost budget throughout the oncoming year/report all variances from actual budget with the reasons and recommendations for remedial action.
  • Agree with other Food and Beverage Department managers on the market potential for food outlets relating to the market competitors and the availability of the product.
  • In conjunction with the Food and Beverage Director, plan and implement menu design, creating suitable dishes and passing standards recipes to the food & beverage controller for costing.
  • To work with the Food and Beverage Director with capital expenditure items for the food and beverage department.
  • Ensure guest satisfaction with the smooth and effective running of the day-to-day operation.
  • To maintain control of the standards for purchasing and receiving items.
  • Work closely with the storeroom manager and food and beverage controller to establish and maintain control of the standards for purchasing and receiving items. To test and evaluate products for quality, paying particular attention to yield/holding qualities/market price/wastage usage of leftovers.
  • To control requisitioning of food quantities, by forecasting volume, to achieve maximum profitability by avoiding over/under production.
  • To create recipes and production methods.
  • To compile new banquet menus when required.
  • Constantly inspect all food service sections during service time to ensure that the correct standards are maintained!!!
  • Responsible for control of equipment and scheduling maintenance.
  • To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of local and international market trends in order to create food products which satisfy guest needs, thereby maximizing sales opportunities in food outlets
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of competitors food production/offering.
  • Assist in the promotion of in house sales activities, such as culinary festivals, chef specialties and culinary competitions.
  • To plan/organize/control the efficient and effective utilization of all food production staff, especially in scheduling and controlling overtime!!!
  • To interview/recruit suitable staff for the operation, in conjunction with personnel and the food and beverage director.
  • To oversee the training/development of all kitchen staff by ensuring that effective on and off the job training is carried out!
  • Be aware of state legislation in employment and industrial relations.
  • To establish effective and efficient office procedures in handling daily menus/banquet menus/purchase requirements/general correspondence/filing and records.
  • To perform all duties applicable to a department manager within the hotel.
  • To actively participate in the critical path task sheet for the food and beverage department.
  • To conduct/attend all required department meetings. Qualifications
    • Candidate is required to have at least 5 years experience in a Executive Chef capacity. High volume, full service HotelRestaurant and Banquet Kitchen experience is also required.
    • Candidate must be creative and up to speed on new concepts and food trends.
    • High volume hotel business experience required.
    • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent preferred
    • Serve Safe certified food manager preferred.
    • Must be proficient with computers.
    • Must possess the ability to handle stressful and busy hotel.
    • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills. Candidate must be comfortable to speak to guests and conduct meeting.
    • Must have a good understanding of cost control.
    • Must have proven track record of mentoring developing chefs.
    • Move, bend, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing up to 40 pounds without assistance. Stand or walk for an extended period or for an entire work shift. Requires repetitive motion.
    • Maintain a professional business appearance, attitude, and performance
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
    • Must be able to push and pull carts and items weighing up to 75 lbs.
    • Must be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time, with frequent bending and twisting.
    • Must be able to utilize culinary tools (knives, commercial equipment, etc) and taste/smell. Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. The following link provides more information regarding the Federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment: EEO is the Law - Notice of Applicant Rights Under the Law If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com.

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