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Chef de Cuisine - Terra Tempe

The Westin Tempe

11 East Seventh Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

290 Room Hotel
Managed By Crescent Hotels & Resorts
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Full-Time

Description

The Westin Tempe is a spectacular brand new hotel seeking a Chef de Cuisine that is responsible for direction of food preparation and

Are you a culinary professional looking to provide exceptional leadership at one of the hottest restaurants in Tempe? You have come to the right place! The Westin Tempe is seeking an energetic Chef de Cuisine to assist in leading the Terra Tempe team and collaborate with the executive chef.

The Westin Tempe is a home to modern and innovative cuisine led by Executive Chef, Mario Ventura that cleverly combines the bold and rustic flavors of Arizona and the Southwest.

What will you be doing?

  • Help in the design of the food and drink menu.
  • Produce high quality plates, including both design and taste.
  • Oversee and supervise kitchen staff.
  • Assist with menu planning, inventory, and management of supplies.
  • Ensure that food is top quality and that kitchen is in good condition.
  • Supervises kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.
  • Ensures associates understand expectations and parameters.
  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with associates and ensures associates do the same within the team.
  • Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage standards.
  • Ensure the quality of the food items and notify manager if a product does not meet specifications.
  • Ensure production of food in a timely manner.
  • Prepare food so that quality, taste and appearance of food is in accordance with Horseshoe Bay Resort standards.
  • Control proper usage and rotation of food.
  • Ensure food quality and appearance on buffet, and plated food, is in accordance with HSB Resort standards.
  • Address guests’ service needs.

What experience do you need?

  • Speak with others using clear and professional language.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees.
  • Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards.
  • Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time.
  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Why do you want to work here?

  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance for both full time and part time employees
  • 401k with 6% match and vacation time after 6 months of service
  • Free meal on shift
  • Free onsite parking on shift
  • Uniform dry cleaning
  • Upbeat and positive work environment
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Hotel discounts with Crescent Hotels & Resorts and Marriott

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Posted March 29, 2024

The Westin Tempe

Experience luxury in the heart of Tempe near ASU.

This stunning luxury hotel in Tempe, Arizona is within walking distance of ASU and is a perfect oasis for business and leisure travelers alike. Enjoy the stunning views of Camelback Mountain, ASU Stadium, and the city from our luxurious guest rooms featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, innovative in-room amenities, and spa-centric bathrooms complete with rain showers. Elevate your experience with a visit to our rooftop pool or bar, Skysill. Experience the rustic flavors of Arizona at Terra Tempe, our on-site dining experience featuring local fare and craft spirits, or grab your favorite coffee at our market café, Cup of Joe. Fitness is always top of mind, so take advantage of our 24/7 Westin WORKOUT Fitness Studio featuring Peloton bikes. Host your next conference, meeting, wedding, or special occasion in our 21,000 sq. ft of versatile event space. For collegiate sports lovers, Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium, Desert Financial Arena, and Wells Fargo Arena are just minutes away.