The Oaklander Hotel - Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Jul 25, 2021Full time
Autograph Collection - The Oaklander Hotel - Spirits & Tales Exactly Like Nothing Else We are hiring a Sous Chef. Great Opportunity to bring your culinary skills to one of North America's fastest growing hospitality companies - Concord Hospitality Enterprises. This position of hotel Sous Chef means you'll be tempting the palettes of our guests with your attention to detail in presentation, quality, and safe serving temperatures. The right candidate will be organized and have a great attention to detail and the must possess the ability to quickly and authoritatively problem solve and delegate responsibilities to grow others . They must also be able to use their considerable experience as a resource to effectively coach and mentor others on the culinary team. The right candidate must strive for perfection while, at the same time, understanding that it is impossible to achieve. He/ She will find an opportunity for professional growth and development in an environment that believes communication and organization are the keys to running a successful kitchen. Depending on the brand of hotel, we offer various types of food service from simple buffet breakfasts to plated dinners and banquet events! Our Sous Chefs are team players that work with our operations team to provide the best professional, competent and prompt service to our guests and our client partners. As a Sous Chef for Concord we'll have some key responsibilities that we'll seek: Trains all associates in the kitchen how to perform their job duties to the best of their abilities, including plate presentation, display work and all other areas that associates need to learn and grow in their position. Writes schedules, evaluates, and directs all personnel. Keeps open verbal and written communication between the management and associates. Writes and presents disciplinary action as needed. Provides associates with the he tools and equipment they need to do their jobs. Takes immediate action on problems that are encountered in the kitchen. Participates in monthly department meetings, weekly staff meetings, weekly kitchen meetings, monthly kitchen inventory and the MOD program. Ensures all food served is of high quality, properly prepared according to recipe and is expedited to all outlets in a smooth and efficient manner. Assists in the establishment of goals, standards, and objectives, which will further the prestige and reputation of the organization as well as result in a more profitable operation. Supervises the entire kitchen staff in the absence of the Executive Chef. Also, all utility and sanitation associates; and to provide supervisory guidance, aid and counsel for all kitchen associates. Maintains all use records, roast meat charts, recipe cards, etc., at all times. Prepares recipe cards and picture presentation of all menu items. Ensures payroll hours are submitted to the Accounting Department on a timely basis Here are some reasons our associates like working for us: Benefits (Full Time Associates only) We offer competitive wages. Full-time associates are eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefit package, which includes medical/dental/vision plans, life insurance, ST/LT disability options, 401K options, tuition assistance, discounted room rates at Marriott Hotels and Concord managed hotels, plus training & development and career advancement opportunities. Why Concord? Our culture is based on our five Cornerstones and they are what we consider our foundation: Quality, Integrity, Community, Profitability, and Fun. It's important to us to provide a great work environment for our associates and we strive to hire the BEST associates in the market. Our "Associate First" culture supports and inspires personal development both within the workplace and beyond. Concord's associates are what our company is built on, and we strive to recognize them for their hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence. We value work life balance, diversity, and our commitment to provide the best customer service and quality accommodations in every market we exist If you are seeking a position where you can grow and be a part of a fun team, this job may be your answer. We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.