A seasoned culinary professional looking for an Excellent place to grow!
In this role, you will be responsible for administering, planning, preparation, production and control of all culinary operations in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service. You will direct and oversee all culinary operations, to include, but not limited to, production of all hotel meals, food quality and presentation, compliance with all safety and sanitation standards and regulations, team member productivity and performance, implementation of policies and procedures, cost controls and overall profitability. Work with Director of Food and Beverage to create and implement new menus and individual menu items based on current trends and regional tastes. Interact with guests and clients to assess satisfaction, evaluate trends, address issues and make improvements accordingly. Perform general management duties including, but not limited to, systems management, budget and forecasting, report generation, department management and meeting participation. Ensure compliance with federal, state, local and company health, safety, sanitation and alcohol standards.
Requirements include basic reading, writing and math skills with some laundry experience preferred. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following:regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently standing up and moving about the work area, frequently handling objects and equipment to maintain the facility, frequently bending, stooping and kneeling, frequently working in areas of high temperatures around heavy equipment.
Two year certificate from college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Three (3) or more years of experience as an Executive Chef or Executive Sous Chef at a comparable hotel envirnment
Banquet/Catering experience required
Strong leadership skills with the ability to effectively lead, motivate and develop others
We believe fun is beautiful. And good for you. We’ve curated a new kind of hotel to inspire your adventure, your well-being, and help you feel part of our Kentucky community. Elwood is more than a landing place, it’s a tribute to a contemporary southern lifestyle.
We believe inspiration begins inside. Around every corner, unexpected color bursts, creating a level of warmth and adventure that will generate memories. And you’ll want more. Settling in here feels comfortable, like a fondness you’ve always known but continue to discover.
Step into Elwood, and you step into that unique yet familiar space. A place where you want to stay, set in a community you want to explore. We believe fun is beautiful and invite you to experience the Bluegrass here. We’ve thoughtfully curated our hotel with color and details to help you feel part of our Kentucky community.
From that first greeting to that last drink at the bar, we want you to feel at home here. Our hotel is more than a landing place, it’s a lifestyle.