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Executive Chef

Posted November 17, 2020

Hotel Revival
Baltimore, MD

About This Job


At Joie de Vivre, a Hyatt brand, we believe our guests select us because of our caring and attentive colleagues who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences. As a member of the hotel Executive Committee, the Executive Chef is a highly visible role with exposure to Senior and Corporate leadership. This position reports to the Director of Food and Beverage.

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.



  • Experience training food prep employees
  • Ability to instill safety and sanitation habits in all employees.
  • Teach employees 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
  • Responsible for short and long term planning and the management of the Food operations in the back of the house
  • Direct and oversee development of employees
  • Hire, train, empower, coach and counsel, performance reviews
  • Implementation of payroll, inventory and budget for food operations
  • Coordinate food operations with other hotel departments to ensure efficient guest service
  • Implement procedures to increase guest and associate satisfaction
  • Performing daily walk-through to ensure full compliance with Department of Health regulations and Hyatt Corporate standards
  • Maintain communications with Corporate Staff
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Minimum 2 years in an Executive Chef role, 4 years preferred
  • Fine dining restaurant experience with classical cooking technique required
  • Upscale, independent restaurant kitchen management experience preferred
  • Hotel with multiple food and beverage outlets experience preferred, with previous experience in: restaurant buy-outs and banquet/catering
  • With opening hotels, previous hotel pre-opening experience preferred
  • With building teams from hourly positions through all leadership positions
  • Service oriented style with professional presentations skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Culinary degree an asset
  • Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, proven track record in high volume property, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and associate relations, and ability to improve the bottom line
  • Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills
  • Must have a commitment to quality and safety controls and assurances
  • Experience implementing new F&B concepts
  • Experience in menu development, product sourcing, menu costing
  • Experience programming, coordinating and executing events

About this Employer

Hotel Revival

101 West Monument Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

(410) 727-7101

107 Room Hotel

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Our Hotel

Rich with history and as bold in spirit as Charm City itself, Hotel Revival is Baltimore’s only boutique art hotel. Nestled in the heart of Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon neighborhood and less than a mile from Penn Station, the 107-room, 14-story boutique hotel serves as a community gathering place, and contributes to the renewal of the area through a vibrant guest experience, thoughtful design, new restaurants and signature bars. The newly renovated hotel features distinctive art and stunning monument and city views. From all-local craft beer to a local art program, Hotel Revival embraces and embodies all that is Baltimore.


For us, hotels aren't simply places to sleep, they're places where dreams are born.

We encourage team members who are part of our boutique hotel group to make their mark through community service and working to save the environment.