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Executive Sous Chef of Outlets

Conrad Washington, DC

950 New York Ave NW
Washington DC, DC 20001

360 Room Hotel
Managed By Hilton
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Full-Time

Description

This stylish and sophisticated Forbes 4-Star Conrad Washington DC has brought a new standard of luxury to DC with 360 rooms, 32,000 square feet of banquet space, and 5 food and beverage outlets.

Nestled in the bustling heart of downtown DC at CityCenter, step into our meticulously designed space, where modern aesthetics meet floor to ceiling windows, providing a magnificent urban bird’s eye view of Washington, D.C. Estuary is a haven for those seeking a truly unique and elevated dining journey that transcends borders. Our menu has been hailed as a culinary masterpiece where taste, texture, and innovation intertwine in harmony. 

At Estuary, we firmly believe that exceptional service is as vital as the culinary artistry itself. Our dedicated staff is committed to providing impeccable and knowledgeable service, ensuring that every visit exceeds all expectations.

As the Executive Sous Chef of Outlets, you will assist the Executive Chef in overseeing culinary operations of the 5 food and beverage outlets, managing a team of 25-30 across a restaurant, 2 bars, a club lounge, and in-room dining.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional leader and talented chef with the ability to drive the business forward through innovation, a passion for developing others, and strong financial acumen. At least 2 years experience as a Chef de Cuisine in a fine dining environment required with prior celebrity chef restaurant experience preferred. A background in hotels and managing union staff are also highly desirable.

Want to learn more? Hotel WebsiteFacebook, Hotel Instagram, Estuary Instagram

What will I be doing?

As Executive Sous Chef, you would be responsible for assisting in the direction and administration of the planning, preparation, production and control of all culinary operations in the food and beverage outlets 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:

  • Assist the Executive Chef in the direction and oversight of all culinary operations, to include, but not limited to, preparation and production of all hotel meals, food quality and presentation, compliance with all safety and sanitation standards and regulation, team member productivity and performance, implementation of policies and procedures, cost controls and overall profitability
  • Assist the Executive Chef by interacting with guests and clients to monitor and assess satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements accordingly
  • Assist the Executive Chef in creating and implementing menu selections for special banquet themes and events based on current food trends and regional tastes in partnership with the Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage, as needed
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, local and company health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards
  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision, conducting counseling and assisting with evaluations, training, scheduling and assigning work and delivering recognition and reward

Requirements

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!

The Benefits – Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking #1 World's Best Workplace by Great Place To Work & Fortune We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits. Hilton offers its eligible team members a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Access to your pay when you need it through DailyPay
  • Medical Insurance Coverage – for you and your family
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO)  
  • Go Hilton travel discount program 
  • Supportive parental leave
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount
  • Debt-free education: Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)
  • Career growth and development 
  • Team Member Resource Groups
  • Recognition and rewards programs

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*Available benefits may vary depending upon property-specific terms and conditions of employment.

Posted May 10, 2024

Conrad Washington, DC

DOWNTOWN ELEGANCE CLOSE TO THE NATIONAL MALL

Find us in downtown DC, in CityCenter DC, steps away from the most elevated dining options in the city. Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located a few blocks away. The White House, National Portrait Gallery, and Smithsonian museums can be reached within ten minutes.