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Banquet Chef

Posted January 26, 2023

The Williams Inn
Williamstown, MA
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Compensation

Commensurate with experience

About This Job

Come Join the Waterford Hotel Group Team!!

Waterford Hotel Group is continuously looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. Waterford is dedicated to the growth and development of our Associates and we welcome you to discover a culture where your contributions are recognized and celebrated. If you want to be part of a team that embraces collaboration with a focus on continuous improvement and you think you have what it takes to “wow” our customers, we invite you to explore a career with Waterford Hotel Group.

What You Will Be Doing

The Banquet Chef position is responsible for coordinating and supervising all activities of the Banquet Culinary department in unison with the Executive Chef and directing training of cooks, and other kitchen workers engaged in preparing and cooking foods to ensure an efficient and profitable food service with a high level of guest satisfaction. You will be responsible for overseeing all food preparation areas and all supporting areas for banquets.

Job Requirements

Primary areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to the following:

  • - Develop menus, recipe cards and build cards
  • - Interact with guests, ensuring their needs are being met and expectations exceeded
  • - Ensure that all preparation for functions are completed daily
  • - Oversee breakfast/lunch/dinner events
  • - Ensure food quality control
  • - Maintains focus on cleanliness to ensure adherence to all pertinent health codes, laws, and company standards
  • - Maintain and organize coolers and storage areas
  • - Be a proactive leader who is constantly looking for new and more effective ways of improving products, service and profitability

To perform this role successfully, an individual must have experience achieving desired result(s) in their areas of responsibility.

We are looking for a Chef that works strategically to devise plans with Executive Chef in alignment with organizational goals to cultivate a culture of engagement. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Advanced level of written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to implement and uphold service standards
  • Effectively motivate associates and maintain a cohesive team
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments
  • Ability to work well in stressful, high-pressure situations
  • Ability to work with and understand financial information, data and basic arithmetic functions
  • Ability to maintain and build relationships with existing and potential clients as well as industry contacts
  • Culinary degree or related training equivalent in the Hospitality/Restaurant Industry – required

2+ years of relevant work experience in similar scope and title weekly basis. - While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to travel by foot, car, bus, airplane or other means of transportation which require sitting, waiting and standing for long and short periods of time.

Benefits

We offer our eligible Associates a number of benefits to enhance their health and well-being:

  • Group insurance, including medical, dental, vision and company-paid life insurance
  • Paid time off including vacation days, personal days and holidays
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Voluntary benefits including short term disability, accident, life and critical illness
  • Life enrichment benefits including educational assistance, hotel discounts, travel assistance and more

For more information about Waterford Hotel Group, please visit our website at www.waterfordhotelgroup.com.  

EOE/M/F/D/V

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About this Employer

The Williams Inn

101 Spring Street
Williamstown, MA 01267

(413) 458-9371

64 Room Hotel

www.williamsinn.com

About Us

Our hotel is surrounded by the art and culture of the Berkshires region and connects visitors to a wide variety of local area attractions.

Your Williamstown experience is anchored by our Spring Street location offering easy access to local shopping and dining, as well as the nearby Williams College, Clark Art Institute, MASS MoCA, and Williamstown Theatre Festival.

Our new inn features 64 well-appointed guest rooms with contemporary design reflective of the architecture of local area farmhouses. Through our commitment to environmental sustainability, our new three-story inn has embraced leading energy-saving features to reduce energy consumption by more than 40 percent.

After arriving, we invite you to dine at The Barn, our signature restaurant offering seasonal locally sourced cuisine and a craft bar. Additional property highlights include a fitness center and flexible meeting and event spaces that can accommodate up to 390 guests. This modern meeting space features a transitional inside-outside area that sets the stage for one-of-a-kind events.