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Executive Chef

Posted January 21, 2022

Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
Pasadena, CA
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About This Job

Overview

Opportunity: Executive Chef

Manage the kitchen operations in accordance with established guest service, food quality and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Director of Food & Beverage – Regional Director of Food & Beverage

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.  
  • Establish priorities and assign production and preparation tasks to staff to execute.
  • Review daily menu specials, banquet event orders and inventory food items for daily use.
  • Requisition day’s supplies and ensure they are received and stored correctly. Communicate needs with purchasing and storeroom personnel.
  • Ensure quality of products received.
  • Meet with the Executive Steward to review equipment needs, banquet plate-up assistance, cleaning schedule/project status, and health/safety and sanitation follow-up.
  • Ensure each kitchen work area is stocked with specified tools, supplies,equipment and that recipe cards, production schedules, plating

    guides and photography are posted and current.

  • Ensure staff prepares menu items following recipes and yield guides, in accordance with department standards.Develop new menu items,

    test and write recipes.

  • Observe guest reactions and confer with service staff to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Conduct frequent walk-throughs of each kitchen area and direct respective personnel to correct any deficiencies.
  • Assist catering department with developing special menus for functions; meet with clients as requested.
  • Review sales and food cost daily and ensure that excess items are utilized efficiently.
  • Prepare weekly work schedules for all kitchen personnel in accordance with staffing guidelines and forecasted labor costs.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Degree or certificate in Culinary Arts and/or one to two years’ experience as an Executive Chef.
  • Expertise in food product, presentation, quality and preparation along with menu concept and design.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and will include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

Nestled in a prime location, Sheraton Pasadena Hotel seamlessly blends upscale comfort with modern convenience. Our hotel is ideally situated adjacent to both the Pasadena Convention Center and the Pasadena Civic Auditorium for quick access to events. You'll love being walking distance from abundant shopping, dining and entertainment in Old Town. For adventures that'll take you beyond a short walk, we offer a complimentary local area shuttle to the city's landmarks, including the Rose Bowl. Stay connected with our full-service, 24-hour business center offering complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. Keep in shape with cardio and weight training equipment at the modern Sheraton Fitness. Make yourself comfortable and relax on our plush beds while watching your TV or upgrade to a suite for extra space to spread out. After a busy day, enjoy California-style dining at the Restaurant Soleil, then lounge by the heated outdoor swimming pool. Experience an excellent stay at Sheraton Pasadena Hotel.

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About this Employer

Sheraton Pasadena Hotel

303 Cordova Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 449-4000

311 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Nestled in a prime location, Sheraton Pasadena Hotel seamlessly blends upscale comfort with modern convenience. Our hotel is ideally situated adjacent to both the Pasadena Convention Center and the Pasadena Civic Auditorium for quick access to events. You'll love being walking distance from abundant shopping, dining and entertainment in Old Town. For adventures that'll take you beyond a short walk, we offer a complimentary local area shuttle to the city's landmarks, including the Rose Bowl. Stay connected with our full-service, 24-hour business center offering complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. Keep in shape with cardio and weight training equipment at the modern Sheraton Fitness. Make yourself comfortable and relax on our plush beds while watching your TV or upgrade to a suite for extra space to spread out. After a busy day, enjoy California-style dining at the Restaurant Soleil, then lounge by the heated outdoor swimming pool.