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Banquet Sous Chef

Temporary

Posted September 21, 2022

Hyatt Regency Reston
Reston, VA
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At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences to each every guest.  Hyatt is a place where high expectations aren't just met-they're exceeded. It's a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry.  It's a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture.  
Our Hyatt Culture is represented by our mission, values, and goals through: Innovative, Respect, Service-Oriented and Inclusion.  Innovative, Hyatt is forward thinking and passionate as we seek new ways to advance in the hospitality industry. Respect, Hyatt associates are inspired by the team's spirit and camaraderie given to one another.  Service-Oriented, Hyatt is customer focused by providing authentic hospitality in every way every time.  Diversity and Inclusion, Diversity is an integral part of who we are and what we represent. 
The goal of the Sous Chef is to manage a specific department and work with the Executive Chef to create, implement and maintain quality standards. In some instances the Sous Chef will be expected to be responsible for the entire operation in the absence of the Executive Chef. The ideal Sous Chef will accomplish their tasks by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest experience. 
***This a temporary position. From October to December 2022.
Responsibilities include: 
  • Support senior leadership by developing and assuming basic management responsibilities
  • Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments
  • Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items
  • Develop and implement creative menu items that adhere to Hyatt brand standards
  • Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions
  • Manage hourly kitchen employees through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring
  • May manage other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisor and other less senior Sous Chefs
  • Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results
  • Monitor food production, ordering, cost, and quality and consistency on a daily basis
  • Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment

Requirements

  • In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations
  • Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills
  • Experience with training, basic financial management and customer service
  • Proficient in general computer knowledge
  • A true desire to exceed guest expectations in a fast paced customer service environment
  • Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner
  • Strong training and communication skills
  • Culinary education and/or on the job training, hotel experience preferred
  • Geographic and schedule flexibility preferred
Hyatt develops Sous Chefs to progress into the role of Executive Sous Chef through the training of Banquets, Restaurants and Garde Manager. Sous Chefs report directly to the Executive Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts believes in strong commitment to promotion from within.  Begin your career today as the Sous Chef and find yourself as a Executive Sous Chef within a few years.  70% of management hired is from within Hyatt, 89% of Managing Committee is promoted from within.  The statistics are there; make it your next step!
Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards.  Hyatt has the best to offer in the culinary field. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.
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Hyatt Regency Reston

1800 Presidents Street
Reston, VA 20190

(703) 709-1234

518 Room Hotel

reston.hyatt.com

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At Hyatt Regency Reston, we’re proud to pamper every guest with a luxurious stay you’ll never forget. Our exceptional service and gorgeous property have earned us the distinction of being the only 4-Diamond hotel in Reston, VA.

Located in the thriving heart of Reston Town Center, our hotel is surrounded by major businesses, over 50 retail stores, 30 restaurants, and a movie theater. We’re the largest, most renowned hotel in the Dulles Airport Corridor, with a free guest shuttle to and from the terminal. If you have business or sightseeing plans in Washington DC, the capital is just 30 minutes away as well.

Does the Hyatt spirit shine in you?

Hyatt is a place where high expectations aren’t just met—they’re exceeded. It’s a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry.  It’s a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture.

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance, yet reaps great rewards... whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive working environment. If you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

It's all about authentic hospitality

We are pleased that you are exploring Hyatt. We believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who exceed their service expectations. In today's competitive environment, that says a lot about who we are.  We care about our associates and we care about our guests.

At Hyatt, hospitality isn't just a business; it’s a calling.  It’s a calling evidenced in the thousands of decisions and interactions made everyday by passionate employees throughout our company.  Because hospitality is the core of who we are, it extends well beyond our guests. Our unique brand of authentic hospitality is also experienced by our employees.  

We do this by infusing every facet of the Hyatt employee experience with the same degree of hospitality that we show our guests.

Our Philosophy

The success of Hyatt is driven by over 80,000 associates around the world who provide authentic hospitality and strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day.  The Hyatt culture is built around a 50-year tradition of innovation and excellence, a deep understanding of the hospitality industry and a passionate commitment to delivering the most rewarding experience possible to our guests and our associates.   Mission:  We provide authentic hospitality. We make a difference in the lives of those we 'touch' everyday—that is our definition of hospitality.  We do this in an environment that respects all people and all ideas.  We do it in an efficient way that leads to superior results.     Goals:  We aspire to be the preferred brand in each of the segments we serve. Most preferred among our employees, guests and owners.   Values:  Mutual Respect, Intellectual Honesty, Integrity. Humility, Fun, Creativity and Innovation.  

You'll enjoy equal parts rewards and recognition

Hyatt believes in its employees in celebrating success and in highlighting accomplishments!  Employees take pride in being part of such a collaborative environment.   As an employee of the Hyatt team, not only will you receive outstanding rewards and recognition, but you’ll also be a part of a family-friendly atmosphere consistently labeled with "great camaraderie".  You’ll feel a tremendous sense of pride when you’re recognized for your contributions to our exceptional guest experiences.    Hyatt is equally committed to ensuring that you, your family or domestic partner stay healthy, take advantage of opportunities, plan for the future and take time to enjoy life.   As healthy and happy people, Hyatt employees are committed to working in our collaborative environment.     Hyatt's worldwide recognition and rewards programs will vary depending on the country.  Local benefit packages will be offered for those hotels outside of North America.  

Just as important as our guests

We know that quality health and welfare care for you and your family or domestic partner is top priority.  Hyatt’s medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage is designed to give employees and their families the opportunity to obtain comprehensive and quality health care services at reasonable costs utilizing a large network of medical professionals.     Combined with unique discounts for alternative health options and fitness services, Hyatt employees take advantage of the special programs offered like the Moms-to-Babies and the Healthy Outlook Programs.  Hyatt puts their employees in control of their benefits by providing easy-to-use tools to help manage them effectively and by offering a range of benefits to best meet their needs.   When the need arises, Hyatt's leave policies, allow ample time off for personal, medical, new child, military or to care for a family member.  Successfully being able to cope with life's everyday challenges equates to a healthy and productive work environment.  The LifeBalance assistance program Hyatt offers has proven to act as a strong source of reference and is available anytime.