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Executive Chef

Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel

10209 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044

212 Room Hotel

Tiempo Completo

Job overview

As the Executive Chef, you will fill a vital role by directing and supervising food preparation for all food outlets of the hotel and ensures the highest level quality and consistency as relates to food handling, food quality and food presentations while maintaining established operational standards and maximizing profits for the hotel.

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and have FUN in a team environment.
  • Have 5 or more years of progressive experience in Hotel Food & Beverage experience or other successful F&B service industry; or a Culinary Degree with 3 or more years of progressive experience in Hotel Food & Beverage experience or other successful F&B service industry.
  • Creates and plans all meals and menus for the restaurant/s, outlet/s and catered events.
  • Expedite peak meal periods by maintaining a "hands on" approach.
  • Works within monthly set food cost budget, adjust food requisitions and controls waste.
  • Monitors food outlets, buffets, stations and food displays for creativity, quality, cleanliness and food safety.
  • Assures timely set up, schedules well trained cooks in all areas in proper uniform.
  • Assists the Outlet-Restaurant Manager and the Banquet Manager in their daily and weekly duties as needed.
  • Assists the food and beverage services for conventions and group activities at the hotel and coordinates with other hotel-level departments to facilitate services agreed upon by the sales office and prospective clients.
  • Works frequently with subordinates in the Food and Beverage Department to ensure all aspects of business are running smoothly and on schedules to improve existing practices and services both in the front of the house and the back of the house.
  • Communicates financial information to the General Manager, including up-to-date budget information and revenue growth programs formulated through short term and long term operational and financial plans for the food and beverage department.
  • Achieves budgeted revenues, controls cost (which includes labor, food, maintenance, etc.) and maximizes profitability related to the facility operations.
  • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.

Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

Benefits for Full Time Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
  • Employee Assistance Program

*Specific plans for specific positions

Publicado 12 De Mayo De 2024

Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel

4-STAR ACCOMMODATIONS IN A LAKEFRONT SETTING

PREMIUM SUITES FOR ALL OCCASIONS

Penthouse and Presidential Suites can be had just about anywhere. We set out to create a premium experience that cannot be found anywhere else in the region. Whether you are entertaining family and friends, or gathering for business reasons, our premium Penthouse and Presidential suites will make all the difference.

AN ENCLAVE FOR MEETINGS & EVENTS

From corporate meetings, retreats, and holiday events to reunions and board meetings, our new event space can accommodate events of all sizes – indoors and outdoors!

And if exquisite catering is required, our creative culinary team will customize any of our menus to meet your needs.

INDULGE AT THE PEARL SPA WITH THE WELLNESS PASSPORT

Escape THE ordinary and restore the body, mind, and soul any day of the week.

Indulge at The Pearl Spa with four experiences designed to promote holistic self-care. THE wellness passport includes one mind-body movement or meditation class, a one-hour session in THE healing waters, one element experience session, and one 25-minute session in THE great abyss.

LAKESIDE DINING AT LĀK

Lāk serves up classic American tastes emphasizing an upscale dining experience. Closely partnering with Columbia’s local farm culture, Lāk’s culinary team prepares dishes from-scratch, concocting fresh, seasonal creations to satisfy every palate. Overlooking the Lake, the dining experience is memorably distinctive for locals and hotel guests alike, while Rookery Bar & Lounge serves up locally crafted brews, specialty seasonal cocktails and magnetic vibes in an awe-inspiring setting. Each morning, a roaring fire and plush seating welcomes guests to indulge in enticing house-made pastries and Lavazza coffee.