Executive Sous Chef

Concord Hospitality
Published
December 31, 2021
Location
King of Prussia, PA
Job Type

Description

NEW YEAR, NEW CAREER!!!  The Alloy a DoubleTree by Hilton is hiring an Executive Sous Chef!   The ideal candidate must possess a minimum of 3-5 years of prior Sous/Executive Sous Chef experience.

This is a great opportunity to bring your culinary skills to one of North America’s fastest growing hospitality companies – Concord Hospitality Enterprises. This position of hotel Executive Sous Chef means you’ll be tempting the palettes of our guests with your attention to detail in presentation, quality, and safe serving temperatures.

The right candidate will be organized and have a great attention to detail and the must possess the ability to quickly and authoritatively problem solve and delegate responsibilities to grow others . They must also be able to use their considerable experience as a resource to effectively coach and mentor others on the culinary team. The right candidate must strive for perfection while, at the same time, understanding that it is impossible to achieve. He/ She will find an opportunity for professional growth and development in an environment that believes communication and organization are the keys to running a successful kitchen.

We offer various types of food service from simple buffets, breakfasts to plated dinners and banquet events! Our Executive Sous Chefs are team players that work with our operations team to provide the best professional, competent and prompt service to our guests and our client partners. As a Executive Sous Chef for Concord we’ll have some key responsibilities that we’ll seek:

Assist Executive Chef and replace in absence. Responsible for all aspects of managing the kitchen and kitchen personnel, ensuring the quality preparation and presentation of all menu items and proper handling / storage of all food items in accordance with hotel standards and sanitation/health regulations. Coordinate the purchase of all food and develop menus, calculating monthly transfers, maintaining approved food costs and labor costs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the kitchen in the Chef’s absence.
Prepare production lists concerning food cost controls.
Assist with building and maintaining in-house menu specifications.
Maintain appropriate menu and banquet file.
Recommend hiring, separation and issuance of disciplinary action as required.
Oversee all cooking operations of all hotel related functions on a.m. or p.m. shifts.
Establish methods of preparation for cooking and portioning standards.
Ensure that all food preparation is economical and technically correct.
Bear responsibility for final food product served and oversee preparation of foods.
Bear responsibility for physical working conditions including kitchen tools and equipment. Responsible for hygiene, safety and sanitary conditions for entire back-of-the-house in accordance with state and local health department authorities.
Coordinate inter-departmental correspondence and communications with regard to food department, including catering, sales, purchasing, room service, engineering/maintenance, human resources, and security.
Direct efficient use of leftovers.
Supervise requisitioning of food to prevent stockpiling and losses due to spoilage.
Actively supervise buffets, buffet presentation and showpieces.
Keep abreast of the culinary market, is involved in professional organizations and in education of culinary externs & apprentices.

Here are some reasons our associates like working for us:

Benefits:  We offer competitive wages.  Full-time associates are eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefit package, which includes medical/dental/vision plans, life insurance, company paid shirt term disability/LT disability options, 401K options, tuition assistance, discounted room rates at Concord managed hotels, plus training & development and career advancement opportunities. 

Why Concord?

Our culture is based on our five Cornerstones and they are what we consider our foundation:  Quality, Integrity, Community, Profitability, and Fun.  It’s important to us to provide a great work environment for our associates and we strive to hire the BEST associates in the market.

Our “Associate First” culture supports and inspires personal development both within the workplace and beyond. Concord’s associates are what our company is built on, and we strive to recognize them for their hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence. We value work life balance, diversity, and our commitment to provide the best customer service and quality accommodations in every market we exist

If you are seeking a position where you can grow and be a part of a fun team, this job may be your answer. We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

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