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Executive Chef

Posted August 15, 2022

Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
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Description

The iconic Waldorf Astoria is seeking a talented Executive Chef to lead the culinary team at the award-winning Las Vegas property!

Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, this luxurious hotel has 389 rooms, 6 food and beverage outlets, and 12,000 square feet of meeting space. This include a 3-meal restaurant, fine dining restaurant, tea lounge, bar, pool cafe, and in-room dining.

In this role, you oversee the culinary and stewarding departments managing a team of 25-30 and reporting directly to the Director of Food & Beverage.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader with a passion for providing world-class experiences, a talented culinarian, and excellent communication and organization skills. At least two (2) years of prior Executive Chef experience in a luxury / upscale hotel environment is required. Prior experience managing a union staff is a plus.

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What will I be doing?

As Executive Chef, you would be responsible for directing and administering the planning, preparation, production and control of all culinary operations in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • 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
  • Create and implement new menus and individual menu items for outlets based on current food trends and regional tastes in partnership with Director of Food and Beverage
  • Interact with guests and clients to monitor and assess satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements accordingly
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, local and company health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards
  • Perform general management duties including, but not limited to, systems management, budget and forecasting, report generation, department management and meeting participation and facilitation
  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
  • Recruit, interview and train team members

Requirements

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability

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!

The Benefits - Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture. 

We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as: 

  • Health insurance 
  • Career growth and development 
  • Go Hilton travel discount program 
  • Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO)  
  • Supportive parental leave
  • Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount
  • Debt-free education: Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)
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Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas

3752 South Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89158

(800) 925-3673

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Our Hotel

Balance every adrenaline-charged moment in this fabulous city with an unforgettable experience at Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas, a sophisticated hotel in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. This High Desert setting hosts exciting performances, conventions, and excursions but inside our modern luxury hotel, the focus rests entirely on you. Experience brilliant Waldorf Astoria Service, our celebrated restaurant, world-class spa, and much more.

Our welcoming luxury resort provides a smoke-free, non-gaming alternative in the center of the main attractions. You'll see spectacular views through floor-to-ceiling windows in your guest room or suite and from the SkyBar and the Tea Lounge on the 23rd floor.

Indulge at our Las Vegas hotel with:

  • Generous soaking tubs in all 389 guest rooms and suites
  • French cuisine and curated wines at Twist by Pierre Gagnaire
  • Vitality pools and treatments at the 27,000-square-foot spa
  • Yoga and Pilates studio, Technogym® machines at the health club
  • Three pools surrounded by cabanas on the 8th floor deck
  • Private entrance to our sophisticated 12,000-square-foot event space