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The Sous Chef will provide culinary expertise, leadership and guidance to members of the kitchen operation to ensure that the highest quality and level or service are provided to our Guests while at the same time developing his/her staff and driving a positive work environment. The primary objective of the Sous Chef is to establish and maintain maximum operational efficiency and superior food quality for the kitchen operation. He/She must prepare/cook and supervise the preparation and cooking for all food products are ordered and work on the development of new menus and recipes. The Sous Chef is responsible for supervision of all kitchen personnel and will assist with the training and development of the Team Members. Must set an example to other Team Members through work habits and behavior.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Directly supervises Team Members in the Kitchen, and Dish room. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Willow Valley's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include hiring/terminating, promoting, training, completing and signing performance appraisals, and determining or recommending pay increases. Other responsibilities include disciplining, scheduling, planning/assigning work, checking work for accuracy and completeness, maintaining performance records, handling Team Member complaints, overseeing safety issues, advising management on policy or operations issues, and planning.
Education and/or Experience
Culinary Degree; or 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Hilton Brand Training upon hire
Serve Safe Certification preferred
CPR Certification preferred but will train
Doubletree Resort at Willow Valley is part of an extraordinary third-generation family business built in the heart of scenic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. In 1965, the Thomas family set out to create a way of working and living based on treating everyone with the kindness and generosity of family, living out the tenets of their faith.
The Doubletree commitment to providing every guest a warm and sincere welcome, as represented by the signature Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookie, is a perfect fit with the Willow Valley’s culture of warmth and hospitality. This caring attitude is appreciated by visitors from around the country as well as local residents, and the Thomas family is an active part of the Lancaster community.
At DoubleTree, service is more than just giving guests a quick and efficient check-in and a clean room. DoubleTree is committed to providing more than what guests expect and strives to differentiate its services from competitors when travelers stay at any DoubleTree across the globe.
We call this a Culture of CARE
It’s Doubletree’s commitment to total service quality. The CARE concept grew out of the belief that if you treat guests and team members with CARE, they’ll stay with you.