Offers “Marriott”

40 days agoMarriott

Sous Chef

  • Seattle, USA
  • Personal services

Job description

Job Number 24096978
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Sheraton Grand Seattle, 1400 6th Ave, Seattle, Washington, United States VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? Y
Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

 

Accountable for overall success of the daily kitchen operations. Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions. Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget. Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced. Responsible for guiding and developing staff including direct reports. Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

 

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

 

Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met

• Manages kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.

• Estimates daily production needs on a weekly basis and communicates production needs to kitchen personnel daily.

• Assists Executive Chef with all kitchen operations and preparation.

• Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.

• Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.

• Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.

• Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage standards.

• Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.

• Performs all duties of kitchen managers and employees as necessary.

• Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.

• Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

• Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.

• Operates and maintains all department equipment and reports malfunctions.

• Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.

 

Leading Kitchen Operations

• Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.

• Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.

• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

• Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

• Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.

• Maintains the productivity level of employees.

• Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.

• Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.

• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.

• Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.

• Recognizes success performance and produces desired results.

 

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.

• Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.

• Handles guest problems and complaints.

 

Maintaining Culinary Goals

• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

• Utilizes the Labor Management System to effectively schedule to business demands and for tracking of employee time and attendance.

• Trains employees in safety procedures.

 

Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities

• Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.

• Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.

• Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed.

• Brings issues to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources as necessary.

 

Additional Responsibilities

• Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

• Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

• Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

 

The salary range for this position is $68,000 to $90,000 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. This position offers coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts.  Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others. Employees will accrue 0.07693 PTO balance for every hour worked.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

When you join the Sheraton family, you become a member of its global community. We’ve been a place to gather and connect since 1937. At Sheraton, associates create a sense of belonging in more than 400 communities around the world. We invite, we welcome, and we connect guests through engaging experiences and thoughtful service. If you’re a team player who is excited to deliver a meaningful guest experience, we encourage you to explore your next career opportunity with Sheraton. Join us on our mission to be ‘The World’s Gathering Place’. In joining Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work,​  begin  your purpose,  belong  to an amazing global​ team, and  become  the best version of you.

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