Are you an inspired chef looking for a rewarding future? Global restaurateur HMSHost is a world leader in creating dining for travel venues. HMSHost operates in more than 100 airports around the globe, including the 20 busiest airports in North America. The Company has annual sales in excess of $2.7 billion and employs more than 34,000 sales associates worldwide.
HMSHost is a part of Autogrill Group, the world's leading provider of food & beverage and retail services for people on the move. With sales of over ?6 billion in 2012, the Group operates in 38 countries and employs some 63,000 people. It manages approximately 5,300 stores in approximately 1,200 locations worldwide. Visit www.HMSHost.com for more information. We can also be found on Facebook at fb.com/HMSHost and Twitter @HMSHost.
HMSHost currently is offering an outstanding opportunity for a high level Executive Chef to be based at O'Hare International Airport.Supported by a very strong culinary management background, the Executive Chef is responsible for all culinary operations of multiple restaurants with difficult to complex operations. This position directs and oversees the preparation and standards of all food, manages the culinary and commissary management staff, and performs all other responsibilities as directed by the business or assigned by Management.
Responsibilities: Supervises the day-to-day activities of culinary supervisory staff Works with Restaurant partners on menus and menu items, ensuring that they can be prepared properly and timely in the airport kitchens Ensures integrity of all aspects of food, i.e. taste, temperature, presentation, speed of production Promotes safety and sanitation, oversees inspection of products handling, establishes and maintains safe practices, and follows HACCP procedures Oversees the Commissary and serves as a primary contact with food vendors Prices and orders food and kitchen supplies Maintains effective cost control, by managing the food management inventory system Ensures on a daily basis that all products are prepared and presented in accordance with brand or company standards Identifies hiring, firing, advancement, development, promotion of culinary management staff
Post-secondary, culinary arts school or four-year university; brand certification a plus A minimum 5 years managerial or supervision experience in the culinary/food service Must be certified in Serve Safe Management certification course Must have knowledge of multiple restaurant concepts Demonstrates team management, delegation, issue resolution, coaching skills and ability to motivate others and act as a change agent Excellent organizational and multitasking skills Requires the ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and policy documents, as well as converse comfortably with individuals
HMSHost offers competitive benefits including: 401(k) Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, disability, and life insurance Flexible spending accounts for health and daycare expenses Medical, dental and life insurance for family members Paid vacation Credit union membership