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Executive Chef

with Sign-On Bonus

Posted January 9, 2022

Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago North Shore Deerfield
Deerfield, IL
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$300 Sign-On Bonus

MINIMUM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, including but not limited to the following:

1. Maintain complete knowledge of and ensure associate compliance with all departmental/hotel policies and procedures.

2. Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline and/or termination when appropriate.

3. Establish the day's priorities and assign production and preparation tasks for staff to execute.

4. Review daily menu specials and offer feedback to Sous Chef/Banquet Chef/Kitchen Supervisor.

5. Review banquet event orders and make note of any changes.

6. Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff.

7. Take physical inventory of specified food items for daily inventory.

8. Requisition the day’s supplies and ensure that they are received and stored correctly. Communicate needs with Purchasing and Storeroom personnel. Ensure quality of products received.

9. Meet with the Executive Steward to review equipment needs, banquet plate up assistance, cleaning schedule/project status, health/safety and sanitation follow up.

10. Ensure that staff report to work as scheduled; document any late or absent employees.

11. Ensure that each kitchen work area is stocked with specified tools, supplies and equipment to meet the business demand.

12. Ensure that recipe cards, production schedules, plating guides, photographs are current and posted.

13. Ensure that all staff prepares menu items following recipes and yield guides, according to department standards.

14. Monitor performance of staff and ensure all procedures are completed to the department standards; rectify deficiencies with respective personnel.

15. Observe guest reactions and confer with service staff to ensure guest satisfaction.

16. Conduct frequent walk throughs of each kitchen area and direct respective personnel to correct any deficiencies. Ensure that quality and details are being maintained.

17. Develop new menu items, test and write recipes.

18. Assist Catering department with developing special menus for functions; meet with clients as requested.

19. Review sales and food cost daily; resolve any discrepancies with the Controller/Director of Finance.

20. Ensure that excess items are utilized efficiently.

21. Oversee and direct training of new hires in specified phases of the kitchen operation. Maintain an on-going training program for existing staff. Reevaluate positions in the kitchen and make changes wherever necessary.

22. Interview and hire new personnel according to hotel policies and standards.

23. Prepare weekly work schedules for all kitchen personnel in accordance with staffing guidelines and forecasted labor costs. Adjust schedules throughout the week to meet business demands. Prepare daily/weekly payroll reports.

24. Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.

25. Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago North Shore Deerfield

1445 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015

(847) 945-4500

237 Room All Suite

embassysuites3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Located 14 miles from Chicago O’Hare International Airport, this hotel in Deerfield offers the perfect suburban setting amidst Fortune 500 companies. Settle in to your spacious two-room suite with home-like amenities including two flat-screen TVs, a wet bar area with a refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker.

Discover great value with free made-to-order breakfast each morning and our complimentary Evening Reception. Dine in the restaurant or on busy days, choose from our delicious in-room dining options. Keep on top of work at the BusinessLink™ Business Center and take advantage of our express mail services.

Host a meeting or social event in our elegant Deerfield hotel. With more than 7,000 sq. ft. of flexible space, the hotel provides room for the perfect wedding for 120 guests or a conference for up to 125. Rely on our professional sales and catering team to create the perfect day.