This position requires candidates to have a US work permit. Please do not apply if you are not legally able to work in the United States.
Our Hyatt Culture is represented by our mission, values, and goals through: Innovative, Respect, Service-Oriented and Inclusion. Innovative, Hyatt is forward thinking and passionate as we seek new ways to advance in the hospitality industry.
Hyatt associates are inspired by the team's spirit and camaraderie given to one another. Service-Oriented, Hyatt is customer focused by providing authentic hospitality in every way every time. Diversity and Inclusion, Diversity is an integral part of who we are and what we represent.
The goal of the Sous Chef is to manage a specific department and work with the Executive Chef to create, implement and maintain quality standards. In some instances the Sous Chef will be expected to be responsible for the entire operation in the absence of the Executive Chef. The ideal Sous Chef will accomplish their tasks by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest experience.
-Support senior leadership by developing and assuming basic management responsibilities.
-Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments.
-Supervise 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.
-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.
-Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment -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, hotel experience preferred.
-Geographic and schedule flexibility preferred.
-Hyatt develops Sous Chefs to progress into the role of Executive Sous Chef through the training of Banquets, Restaurants and Garde Manager. Sous Chefs report directly to the Executive Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef.
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.
All applications are accepted online at www.cambridge.hyatt.com