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Chef de Cuisine (LA Prime)

posted March 27, 2020

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
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About This Job

The Chef de Cuisine reports to the Executive Chef and is responsible for the daily operations of LA PRIME RESTAURANT a New York style steak house. The Chef de Cuisine is the first-in-command on a day-to-day basis, managing all other food preparation employees. 

As Chef de Cuisine, you will manage LA PRIME RESTAURANT a New York style steak house with flair, engaging your team and inspiring a complement of truly spectacular menu offerings.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Oversee Culinary Operations
  • Oversee Lead and Support Culinary Staff
  • Conduct daily shift briefings
  • Manage inventories, pricing, cost controls, requisitioning and the issuing of supplies and equipment for food production
  • Cost menus accurately
  • Ensure all Culinary Staff are aware of standards and expectations
  • Liaise daily with other departments to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • Maintain and enhance the food products through creative menu development and presentation
  • Maintain cleanliness and proper rotation of product
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs     
  • Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications:

  • Previous leadership experience in the Culinary field required, minimum of 10 years of experience. 
  • Diploma / Certification in a Culinary discipline preferred
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all time .

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

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The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles

404 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

(213) 624-1000

1,358 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Elegantly presiding over the City of Angels, The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites provides the ultimate urban oasis in the heart of the business district. An international symbol that has come to represent the beauty and sophistication of the city itself, this famous Westin Los Angeles hotel is one of the most photographed destinations in the world. Visitors can stroll through our atrium lobby, and they'll immediately see why. Whether visiting for a leisurely weekend getaway, business meeting, or special event, our downtown Los Angeles accommodations define the essence of modern luxury. Guests can enjoy spectacular skyline views, access to over 40 specialty boutiques and restaurants, and unparalleled meeting and conference facilities. Discover LA's largest convention hotel - widely regarded as a 'City-within-a City' - sure to surpass all expectations.

A landmark attraction in its own right, this unique name in downtown Los Angeles hotels beckons guests with an exceptional setting:

  • Encompassing an entire city block in the heart of Los Angeles, California
  • Located in the midst of the business district, surrounded by prestigious companies
  • A short stroll to the Music Center, new LA Cathedral, and Disney Concert Hall
  • Only six blocks to the LA Convention Center and Staples Center
  • Just 20 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)