Hyatt Chef de Cuisine in MORRISTOWN, New Jersey

Description:
The goal of the Chef de Cuisine i s to work directly with and in the absence of the Executive Chef to maintain and improve the culinary operations and to manage the culinary aspects of the hotel’s restaurants and banquet events. The Chef de Cuisine will take council from the Executive Chef to create, implement menu and concepts but the position is designed so that individuals will work in a manner that is consistent as that of an independent owner/operator. The ideal candidate 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:

  • Act as senior leadership by developing and assuming key management responsibilities
  • Assume the role of liaison between all dining room operations and culinary staff
  • Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items
  • Develop and implement creative menu items within the restaurant concept
  • Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions
  • Manage hourly kitchen employees through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring
  • May manage other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisor and other less senior Sous Chefs
  • 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
  • Participate in marketing events directly related to their specific restaurant
  • 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, basic 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
  • Strong training and communication skills
  • Culinary education and/or on the job training, independent restaurant experience is preferred
  • Geographic and schedule flexibility preferred

Primary Location: US-NJ-Morristown
Organization: Hyatt Regency Morristown at Headquarters Plaza
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Culinary
Req ID: MOR001054