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Banquet Chef

THesis Hotel Miami

1350 S Dixie Hwy
Coral Gables, FL

245 Room Hotel
Managed By HHM Hotels
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Full-Time

Overview

Opportunity:  Banquet Chef

Plan, organize, and direct the work of associates in the banquet kitchen department, ensuring quality food preparation for banquet and catering events.  Develop creative and trendy banquet menus and corresponding recipes that result in a high level of guest satisfaction, while meeting food and labor cost metrics.  

Your Growth Path

Executive Chef –Food and Beverage Director

Your Focus

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.  
  • Supervise the production and preparation of food items for banquet functions as stated on banquet event order forms (BEO’s).
  • Requisition and order food and other products required to meet BEO specifications.
  • Create recipes for banquet and catered functions and train staff to accurately produce banquet food.
  • Maintain budgeted food cost.
  • Manage staffing levels in accordance with food preparation demands to ensure guest satisfaction and labor cost objectives are met. 
  • Maintain proper inventory by establishing and enforcing inventory control procedures that enable staff to meet food production requirements. 
  • Ensure the safe storage of food products to minimize waste and meet food safety standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness of all banquet kitchen facilities.
  • Ensure kitchen staff has appropriate required certification, licensing and training.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Your Background and Skills

  • Culinary degree preferred.
  • Minimum four years’ banquet production experience with supervisory

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and will include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

This property is a part of the Echelon Luxury & Lifestyle division of HHM Hotels. 

HHM Hotels is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other group protected by law.

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Posted November 11, 2023

THesis Hotel Miami

Welcome to THesis Life

THesis Hotel Miami is not only a hotel, but a communal gathering space located at the intersection of Coral Gables, South Miami, and Coconut Grove. With a robust, year-round calendar of programming and events, THesis is a place where curious, like-minded individuals exchange ideas, celebrate art, discover new cultural experiences, and engage with their community. Live Your THesis.

Designed For Relaxation & Creative Exploration

THesis Hotel Miami’s 245 guest rooms and suites are thoughtfully designed spaces for relaxation and creative exploration. Chic architectural furnishings and whimsical artworks catch the eye while rich textures and plush, hypo-allergenic bedding offer comfortable touches of home. En-suite bathrooms feature striking tilework, a spacious walk-in shower and luxurious MALIN + GOETZ toiletries.

Chef Driven, Ingredient-Focused Dining

Chef Niven Patel embodies the definition of farm-to-table philosophy from his own two-acre farm located about an hour south of Coral Gables in Homestead, Florida. Rancho Patel, started in 2014, harvests produce that is reflected in the seasonal changing menus at his restaurants, Mamey & Orno.