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Executive Chef & B

posted February 3, 2019

Best Western Plus La Porte Hotel & Conference Center
La Porte, IN
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About This Job

IF YOU DON’T DO SOMETHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY, IT STAYS ORDINARY.

Our name embraces the Maverick spirit of substance over form, bringing creativity and talent of inspired individuals together to accomplish great things.

Under new Management of Maverick Hotels and Restaurants, the Best Western Plus La Porte Hotel & Conference Center, Indiana is hiring.  We are a full-service property with 142 rooms, restaurant, bar and 5600 sq. feet of meeting and event space! 

Our Executive Chef & B is responsible for the successful operation of the Food & Beverage department to ensure that the kitchen is continually balanced, while focusing on providing exceptional food presentation and quality that is prepared properly with the freshest ingredients.  The Executive Chef & B must drive results through effective training, coaching, leading, motivating, empowering and following through with all the associates. The Executive Chef & B must ensure maximization of profitability by controlling food costs and by maintaining proper inventory controls.

Requirements:
  • ServSafe Certified. (Required)
  • A strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends.
  • Must have previous kitchen supervisory experience.
  • Must have previous banquet experience.
  • Familiar with hotel operations a plus.
  • A+bility to maintain the highest of standards and implements company policies.
  • Previous experience working in a high-volume facility.
  • Strong management skills.
  • Candidates need to be hands-on and high-energy with the ability to multi-task while being a self-motivated leader.
  • Must work closely with all departments and be very involved with outlets to ensure events occur on time and according to the guest's expectations.
  • Must possess strong computer skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentations skills required.
  • Must be a leader, a driver, and bottom line oriented.

“People are the backbone of our success,” if you have what it takes to be a Maverick, then this position is for you!

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About This Employer

Best Western Plus La Porte Hotel & Conference Center

444 Pine Lake Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

(219) 362-4585

130 Room Hotel

www.bestwestern.com

Our Hotel

Four restaurants are also located within walking distance of this Best Western Plus LaPorte Hotel & Conference Center and an onsite restaurant and bar are also available for the convenience of our guests.

Hotel guests are encouraged to take advantage of the indoor and outdoor heated pools, the hot tub, guest laundry, the playground, the state-of-the-art fitness center, the game room, free parking and the business center while at this Indiana hotel. Live entertainment on Thursdays through Saturdays is also provided to help our guests unwind during their stay.

Looking to plan a special event or host a large business meeting? The Best Western Plus LaPorte Hotel & Conference Center also has services and space available for meetings, weddings and banquets, accommodating up to 225 attendees.

Located about an hour away from Chicago, this La Porte, Indiana hotel offers convenient access to big city attractions and local favorites. A stay at the Best Western Plus LaPorte Hotel & Conference Center provides a great location for visiting Notre Dame University, four nearby casinos, Lighthouse Premium Outlet Mall, three local golf courses, the Indiana Dunes, La Porte County Fairgrounds and Marquette Mall.

Make your stay memorable with golfing, fishing, antique shopping, bowling and visiting the local breweries and wineries.