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Hyatt Executive Sous Chef in MIAMI, Florida

Description:

The Confidante is seeking a Executive Sous Chef to join our amazing team. Originally built in the 1940s, The Confidante is a vibrant, playful, sophisticated, yet approachable modern-day experience we call retro-glam. Our Miami Beach oasis is ideally located between the hustle of South Beach and the bustle of Miami’s hip art districts.

The goal of the Executive Sous Chef is to work directly with and in the absence of the Executive Chef to maintain and improve the culinary operations. The ideal Executive Sous Chef will accomplish this by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support senior leadership by developing and assuming key management responsibilities

  • Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments

  • Supervise departmental Sous Chefs performance and provide them council as to the preparation and cooking of various food items

  • Develop and implement creative menu items that adhere to Hyatt brand standards

  • Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions

  • Manage hourly kitchen employees through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring

  • Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results

  • Monitor food production, ordering, cost, and quality and consistency on a daily basis ensuring financial performance and control

  • Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment

  • Organize and facilitate departmental meetings, training and goals setting

Qualifications:

  • In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations

  • Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills

  • Experience with training, financial management and customer service

  • Proficient in general computer knowledge

  • A true desire to exceed guest expectations in a fast paced customer service environment

  • Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner

  • Culinary education and/or appropriate level of on the job training and hotel culinary experience

  • Geographic and schedule flexibility preferred

Hyatt develops Executive Sous Chefs to progress into the role of Executive Chef through the training of Banquets, Restaurants and Garde Manger. Executive Sous Chefs report directly to the Executive Chef.

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts believes in strong commitment to promotion from within. Begin your career today as the Executive Sous Chef and find yourself as the Executive Chef within a few years. 70% of management hired is from within Hyatt, 89% of Managing Committee is promoted from within. The statistics are there; make it your next step!

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Hyatt has the best to offer in the culinary field. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Primary Location: US-FL-Miami

Organization: The Confidante

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Culinary

Req ID: MIA002545

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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