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Executive Chef

Posted July 18, 2022

Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Pioneer Square
Seattle, WA
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Due to an internal promotion, the beautiful Embassy Suites Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square is looking for a talented Executive Chef to join the team!

Opened to much acclaim in 2018 and most recently ranked the #1 hotel in all of Seattle by Trip Advisor, this stunning hotel is located adjacent to Century Link Field in downtown Seattle with 282 rooms and over 12,000 square feet of banquet space.

In this role, you will report to the Director of Food and Beverage, overseeing a team of up to 20 with responsibilities for complimentary breakfast, lobby lounge, and all banquet functions. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in a senior culinary leadership role and a passion for creativity and innovation.

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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


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!

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Pioneer Square

255 South King Street
Seattle, WA 98104

(206) 859-4400

282 Room All Suite

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At A Glance

Nestled in Pioneer Square, Seattle’s Original Neighborhood, is the Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square hotel. We are located next to King Street Station, off I-5 and just a mile from ferry terminal, Pier 91. Whether you have meeting at Starbucks Headquarters or want to catch a Seahawks game at Century Link Field, our hotel makes an ideal hub for your next Northwest experience.

Begin every morning with a free made-to-order breakfast and end the day with drinks and snacks at the complimentary Evening Reception* in the beautiful lobby loft. Dine at a Seattle institution, 13 Coins, or meet friends for a drink at Zephyr Bar, located in the lobby. Relax with 24-hour room service.

Our studio and one-bedroom suites offer sleeping and living areas, a sofa bed as well as an HDTV in each room with cable and movie channels. Take advantage of the wet bar, refrigerator, microwave and complimentary WiFi in each room. Upgrade to a premium suite for a stunning view, or one of our exclusive ‘Embassador’ suites on the top floor.

When it’s time to finish some work, our business center provides everything you need to be productive. Or when it’s time to unwind, stop by the Health Club with a heated, indoor pool, hot tub, and sun deck.