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Sous Chef

Posted January 12, 2021

Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla
Cancun, Mexico
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Description

A Sous Chef will work closely with the Executive Chef to manage all aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while managing food provisions, assisting with guest queries, and controlling costs.



What will I be doing?

A Sous Chef, will work closely with the Executive Chef to manage aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Sous Chef will also be required to manage food provisions, assist with guest queries, and control costs. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Manage all aspects of the kitchen including operational, quality and administrative functions
  • Manage the provision of food to Food and Beverage outlets and taking action where necessary to ensure compliance with current legislation
  • Assist in positive outcomes from guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure food stuffs are of a good quality and stored correctly
  • Contribute to menu creation by responding and incorporating Guest feedback
  • Ensure the consistent production of high quality food through all hotel food outlets
  • Manage customer relations when necessary, in the absence of the Executive Chef
  • Ensure resources support the business needs through the effective management of working rotations
  • Support brand standards through the training and assessment of the Team
  • Manage the kitchen brigade effectively to ensure a well-organized, motivated Team
  • Control costs without compromising standards, improving gross profit margins and other departmental and financial targets
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
  • Report maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues
  • Be environmentally aware

Requirements

What are we looking for?

A Sous Chef serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Relevant qualifications for this role
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Ability multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • A current, valid, and relevant trade qualification (proof may be required)
  • A creative approach to the production of food
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on own or in teams

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Previous kitchen experience in similar role
  • Passion for producing high quality food
  • Knowledge of current food trends
  • Proficiency with computers and computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook


What will it be like to work for Hilton?


Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!








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Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla

Boulevard Kukulcan S N Km. 12.5, Zona Hotelera
Cancun, 77500
Mexico

169 Room Hotel

canopy3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Hello and welcome to Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla, a new, urban hotel beside the lagoon in Cancun’s hotel zone. Enjoy being steps from some of the area’s best shopping, restaurants and white sand beaches. We'll introduce you to the neighborhood with a local welcome gift at check-in.

At Canopy, we've got you covered. Our Just-Right Rooms are comfortable, modern spaces with the amenities you want, like free WiFi, a 55-inch HDTV, murals from local artists and our exclusive Canopy beds. Deluxe rooms feature views of the ocean, a balcony and double shower, while our suites include a living room, dining area, espresso/bar cart and hanging chair as well as signature Canopy socks and bathrobe. Feel better going forward and fill up your bottles with filtered water on every floor.

Welcome the day in the café with a delicious artisanal breakfast made with fresh ingredients and local produce or have a Canopy Break Fast bag delivered to your door. Dine at Canopy Central Café & Bar or head to the roof to sip cocktails, fresh juices or coffee al fresco. Join us at the lobby bar for complimentary evening tastings of local beer, wine and more.

Enjoy the view while working out or relaxing poolside at our rooftop fitness center and outdoor pool. If there’s business to be done, settle into our co-working space with comfortable seating and plenty of charging outlets. We also offer 3 boardrooms for meetings and events, and our beautiful terrace will accommodate 36 guests.