Sous Chef - Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport (posted 11/13/18)
At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences to each and every guest. Hyatt is a place where high expectations aren't just met-they're exceeded. It's a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry. It's a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture.
The goal of the Sous Chef is to work directly with and in the absence of the Executive Chef to maintain and improve the culinary operations. The ideal Sous Chef will accomplish this by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest experience.
What you will be doing:
Support senior leadership by developing and assuming key management responsibilities.
Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments.
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.
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 ensuring financial performance and control.
Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment.
The ideal candidate for this position:
Possess in-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations.
Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills.
Experience with training, 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.
Culinary education and/or appropriate level of on the job training and hotel culinary experience.
Open availability, including days, nights, weekends and holidays.
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.