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Sous Chef

posted June 22, 2018

Hyatt Regency Wichita
Wichita, KS
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About This Job

Job overview

As the Sous Chef, you will fill a pivotal role by directing and supervising the efficient operation of food production areas.  In conjunction with the Executive Chef is responsible for supervising and assisting in the preparation of all food items, based on standardized recipes while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation and safety in the kitchen, work and storage areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio.

Requirements

  • Be incredibly friendly, customer-focused, love to smile and have FUN in a team environment.
  • Have three or more years of progressive experience in Hotel Food & Beverage experience or other successful F&B service industry; or a Culinary Degree with 2 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.

What you will be doing

  • Expedite peak meal periods by maintaining a "hands on" approach.
  • 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.
  • Assist in the achievement of departmental objectives and goals.
  • Works within monthly set food cost budget, adjust food requisitions and controls waste.
  • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.

Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

Ruffin Riverfront Hotel, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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About This Employer

Hyatt Regency Wichita

400 West Waterman
Wichita, KS 67202

(316) 293-1234

303 Room Hotel

wichita.regency.hyatt.com

Our Hotel

Experience hospitality at its finest at Hyatt Regency Wichita. Set along the Arkansas River, Hyatt Regency Wichita is one of the premier luxury hotels in Kansas offering modern guestrooms, revitalized meeting and wedding venues and a convenient downtown location. Connected to Century II Convention Center, Hyatt Regency Wichita is minutes from Intrust Bank Arena, Exploration Place, Historic Old Town and much more. 

Here are just a few of the ways guests can enjoy their stay:
  • Unwind in 303 spacious, modern guestrooms and 5 luxurious suites, with plush Hyatt Grand Beds™ and deluxe amenities
  • Explore the best of Wichita, from the revitalized Old Town District, to the Museum District, to entertainment in Delano
  • Exciting events are minutes away, at Intrust Bank Arena, Lawrence Dumont Stadium or the Wichita Ice Center
  • Take in scenic views of the Arkansas River, and awe-inspired surroundings from the comfort of our spacious outdoor patio
  • Go for a refreshing swim, in our indoor heated pool or exercise day or night in our 24-hour StayFit™ gym
  • Savor beautifully crafted culinary options, all thoughtfully sourced and carefully served
  • Host highly productive meetings or your one-of-a-kind wedding, in over 234,548 square feet of function space including 29 meeting rooms