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Marriott Franchised Chef de Cuisine in Omaha, Nebraska

Job Number 23048738

Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary

Location The Farnam Autograph Collection, 1299 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? N

Relocation? Y

Position Type Management

Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Hotel Equities. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.


  • Come join The Farnam, Autograph Collection, and start your career with the only AAA Four Diamond hotel in Nebraska!

  • Hotel Equities, a multi-award-winning hotel development and hospitality management company, is currently searching for a remarkable Chef de Cuisine for The Farnam, Autograph Collection, in Omaha, Nebraska!


Train, supervise and actively participate in all the food productions areas of the kitchen, in order to maintain our high standards of quality.


  • Average Percent of Time

  • 20% - Selects, trains and supervises kitchen staff in the proper preparation of menu items, equipment and safety measures. Evaluate performance, give guidance and discipline as necessary for all kitchen staff and students to produce quality products.

  • 25% - Visually inspects, selects and uses only the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats, fish and other food products of the highest standard in the preparation of all menu items. Reads and employs math skills for following recipes. Prepares requisitions for supplies and food items for production in work station.

  • 5% - Schedules culinary staff so that proper coverage is maintained while keeping payroll costs in line.

  • 5% - Observes production flow and makes adjustments in order to adhere to control procedures for cost and quality.

  • 10% - Monitors to ensure proper receiving, storage (including temperature-setting) and rotation of food products so as to comply with Health Department regulations, including coverage, labeling, dating, and placing items in proper containers to ensure product freshness.

  • 10% - Assigns in detail, specific duties to all employees and students under supervision of Sous Chef for efficient operation of kitchen and service.

  • 10% - Writes, maintains and updates all menu specifications, recipes and pictures, production forecasts, and ensures same are being followed.

  • 5% - Checks to see that all equipment in the kitchen is clean and in proper working condition and write work tickets for any equipment in need of repair.


• Regular attendance in conformance with the standards is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

• Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the restaurant.

• Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with our established rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of restaurant facilities. Employees who violate the established rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

• Must contribute to a positive and cohesive work environment and be professional at all times.


• In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the hotel.

• Performs other duties as required, i.e. special orders, V.I.P. parties, writing specialty menus for promotions, etc.

• Assures specials are completed daily.

• Supervises daily cleaning, inventorying of walk-in and reach-in boxes.

• Communicates and assists the Executive Sous Chef in creating innovative products.



• The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

• Thorough working knowledge of hot and cold food preparation.

• Good working knowledge of accepted sanitation standards and Health Codes for the state of Nebraska.

• Extensive skill in usage of slicers, mixers, grinders, food processors, etc.

• Basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.

• Ability to read, write and understand the English language in order to complete requisitions, read recipes and communicate with other employees and managers.

• Sufficient manual dexterity of hand in order to use all kitchen equipment, i.e. knives, spoons, spatulas, tongs, slicers, etc.

• Ability to perform duties in confined spaces.

• Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges and to stand for long periods of time, up to and over eight hours.

Qualifications and Requirements:

• High School diploma/Secondary qualification or equivalent.

• Experience with Marriott, Hilton, IHG, Wyndham, or Hyatt processes and standards (preferred).

• Culinary or Apprenticeship Program (preferred).

• Minimum of two years experience as a Restaurant Chef in a similar size operation.

• Ability to obtain any government required license or certificate as needed.

• All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well groomed appearance (specific standards available).

• Additional language ability (preferred).

• ServSafe certified.


• Being passionate about people and service.

• Strong communication skills are essential when interacting with guests and employees.

• Reading and writing abilities are used often when completing paperwork, logging issues/complaints/requests/ information updates, etc.

• Basic math skills are used frequently when handling cash or credit.

• Problem-solving, reasoning, motivating, and training abilities are often used.

• Have the ability to work a flexible schedule including mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

Amazing Benefits At A Glance:

• Team Driven and Values Based Culture

• Medical/Dental/Vision for full-time ambassadors consistently working 30 or more hours weekly

• Vacation & Holiday Pay for full-time ambassadors consistently working 30 or more hours weekly

• Employee Assistance Program

• Career growth and training opportunities

• Reduced room rates throughout the portfolio

• 401(k)

• Employee discount

• Flexible schedule

• Flexible spending account for full-time ambassadors consistently working 30 or more hours weekly

• Life insurance

• FMLA per state and federal regulations

This company is an equal opportunity employer.


Marriott's Autograph Collection features a select group of upscale and luxury independent partner hotels, each with its own distinct personality, experience, style and features. Located in major cities and desirable destinations around the world, Autograph guests favor hotel stays that reflect their own unique and personal styles. Be a part of our team and deliver an innovative guest experiences that resists predictability.