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Job Description This position is the Executive Chef for The Westin Minneapolis, which includes BANK Restaurant, as well as the room service and banqueting areas of the hotel.
Plan and manage the kitchen staff in the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable, competitive, quality products.
?Direct the day to day operations of all areas of the kitchen including outlets, banquets, stewarding, and purchasing. ?Manage Human Resources in the kitchen in order to attract, retain and motivate the assiciates while providing a safe environment. Interview, hire, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communication vehicles and discipline and terminate as appropriate. ?Plan and manage the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food in the hotel in a safe, sanitary, cost effective manner. ?Monitor and control the maintenance/sanitation of kitchen, equipment and related areas to ensure a healthy, safe work environment which meets/exceeds federal, state, corporate and franchise standards and regulations. ?Develop, implement and manage the department's budget; continually analyze, forecast, monitor and control the labor and food costs through various methods to meet/exceed management/budget objectives. ?Develop and implement menus and back-up (use records, production lists, pars, training, etc...) within corporate guidelines to continually improve revenues and profit margins while maintaining quality. ?Execute and promote the Accident Prevention Program to minimize liabilities and related expenses. ?Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis. ?Perform any other job related duties as assigned.
Experience, Skills and Knowledge
?Two+ years of post high school education, culinary education is desirable. ?Five+ years of employment in a related position. ?Hotel experience preferred. ?Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or complex problems and food and beverage management. ?Knowledge of hotel operations, including marketing plans, security and safety programs, personnel and labor relations, preparation of business plans, repairs, maintenance, budget forecasting, quality assurance programs, hospitality law, and long-range planning. ?Leadership skills to motivate and develop staff and to ensure accomplishment of goals. ?Ability to work effectively under time constraints and deadlines. ?Command of the English language both written and verbal.
Benefits HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits plan that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you!
For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance programs geared to you and your family?s needs as well as Vacation/Sick/Holiday benefits. For your financial wellness HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life Insurance and Short and Long-Term Disability. In addition, our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our ?YouDecide? and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future.
HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer M/F/V/D For other opportunities with HEI, please visit www.heihotels.com
HEI is building a legacy in hospitality real estate with discriminating investments in two priority categories: high potential properties and high potential people.
Our private discretionary funds grant us ready capital for acquisition, development and property improvement. We acquire full service, upper upscale, luxury properties, as well as prime development opportunities. We then optimize the long-term value of these assets by capitalizing on the management expertise of our top hospitality professionals.
But our core investment isn?t bricks and mortar: it?s passionate people.
HEI is known for our energizing, high-performance culture that integrates seasoned talent in operations, acquisition and development with disciplined fund management. Our unique ?owner/operator? business model fully aligns our financial and hospitality expertise in a cohesive, streamlined network for clear advantages and collective success.
Our direct lines of communication - horizontal, vertical, interdepartmental, between properties and investors - provide the real time data, shared wisdom and team synergies that keep us smart, agile, responsive?in tune with the market, leading its growth.
At HEI, property value is our goal...people value is our strength.