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Executive Chef

posted May 24, 2019

Hyatt Regency Wichita
Wichita, KS
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The Executive Chef will be responsible for kitchen operations including menu planning, provisioning, food preparation, and sanitation. This position directs the training of culinary staff and other kitchen workers engaged in preparing and cooking foods to ensure an efficient and profitable food service.  The position demands creativity on a daily basis, excellent communication skills, and the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards.  The Executive Chef works well under pressure, is organized, flexible, self-motivated and is willing to work long hours. 

Responsibilities include overseeing food preparation and logistics, managing an efficient kitchen team and implementing policies and procedures. Also responsible for inventory of food and kitchen supplies and ordering. The right candidate will share our passion for providing quality, creative and delicious food in both the restaurant and banquet areas. Previous experience: at least 5 years as sous chef.

 

Duties include: 

  • Experience training food prep employees
  • Ability to instill safety and sanitation habits in all employees.
  • Teach culinary team the importance of consistency in preparation and presentation
  • Thorough knowledge of food handling and preparation techniques
  • Ensure that level of quality, portion control, and plate presentation is adhered to consistently
  • Coach and counsel employees to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures


Qualifications

  • Prior experience in hospitality culinary management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hotel F&B/Culinary function.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of banquet operations. 
  • Demonstrated skills in leading a diverse team with varying degrees of experience.
  • Ability to teach and inspire team members to be their best every day.


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. Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance, yet reaps great rewards. Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

 

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

www.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