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Chef de Cuisine

posted August 19, 2019

Park Hyatt Chicago
Chicago, IL
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Description

We are looking for a creative, innovative, and proficient in all aspects of food preparation. Chef de cuisine will be responsible for preparing, cooking, and presenting food to our guests and customers. You will need to develop new dishes, determine specials of the day, and put together a menu that feels fresh and exciting to our guests meeting our brand standards. You will need to be comfortable with table side visits to engage our customers.

Responsibilities

Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities

Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards

Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs

Supervise kitchen staff’s activities

Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs

Recruit and manage kitchen staff

Rectify arising problems or complaints

Give prepared plates the “final touch”

Perform administrative duties

Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards

Keep time and payroll records

Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers



Qualifications

Proven working experience as a chef in fine dining operations

Excellent record of kitchen management

Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently

Capable of delegating multiple tasks

Communication and leadership skills

Keep up with cooking trends and best practices

Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)

BS degree in Culinary science or related certificate preferred


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About This Employer

Park Hyatt Chicago

800 North MI Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 335-1234

198 Room Hotel

parkchicago.hyatt.com

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Park Hyatt Chicago embodies an ambiance of discreet, high-style residential lifestyle and a sublime Gold Coast location. Experience a luxurious urban vibe and passionate hotel service in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast on the prestigious Magnificent Mile. Surrounded by the energy of downtown Chicago, our intimate luxury hotel is the perfect place for enjoying the most exciting attractions in downtown Chicago - from live entertainment to acclaimed art museums to glamorous boutiques and trendy restaurants.

Park Hyatt Chicago offers all the amenities you need for relaxing, working, dining, meeting and exploring Chicago. Our hotel offers indoor valet parking, a full business center available 24 hours a day 24 hour concierge, and magnificent art throughout the hotel Indulge in our exclusive Hyatt E-Concierge service that allows you to request everything from welcome amenities, to spa appointments to dinner reservations prior to your arrival. Be our guest, and enjoy the warmly dignified service it is our pleasure to provide at Park Hyatt Chicago.