Crestline Hotels & Resorts

  • Executive Chef

    Job Location US-FL-Singer Island
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/24/2019 3:46 PM)
    Hotel Name
    Hilton Singer Island Oceanfront Resort
    Bonus/Incentive Pay
  • Overview

    The Executive Chef is responsible for the successful operation and administration of the culinary department to include stewarding. The Executive Chef must ensure that the culinary department is continually balanced by focusing on both providing an exceptional culinary experience to every guest and maximizing department profitability. The Executive Chef is responsible for ensuring that all kitchen operations are carried out professionally, to standards and at the highest level of service. The Executive Chef will achieve desired outcomes by planning, implementing and controlling effective departmental strategies that drive results and through the creation, development and maintenance of a competent, motivated and empowered culinary staff. The Executive Chef will effectively lead, train, coach, motivate, engage and provide feedback to the culinary staff, supervisors and managers on a daily basis. The Executive Chef will always maintain a hands-on approach to all culinary operations.


    To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


    • Create and execute innovative culinary strategies that will drive the hotel to exceed guest satisfaction and revenues.
    • Maintain a hands-on approach to all culinary operations.
    • Work collaboratively with all members of the food and beverage team in menu planning, development and execution.
    • Ensure all kitchen and stewarding staff and management are properly trained to standards and able to carry out the operations of each department.
    • Work closely with department managers to develop them both personally and professionally.
    • Drive outlet revenues through strategic marketing, promotion and up selling efforts.
    • Calculates accurate, theoretical and weighted food costs.  Coordinates with accounting for food costs.
    • Estimates production needs on a daily and weekly basis. Communicates production needs to “key” kitchen associates on a daily basis.
    • May schedule and receive food and beverage deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
    • Work with culinary staff to ensure portion sizes, garnishing, presentation and preparation of food exceed standards.
    • Monitor budgets and payroll records, and review financial transactions to ensure that expenditures are authorized and budgeted.
    • Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving, and building maintenance in lodging and dining facilities.
    • Keep records required by government agencies regarding sanitation, and food subsidies when appropriate.
    • Establish standards for personnel performance and customer service.
    • Review work procedures and operational problems to determine ways to improve service, performance, or safety.
    • Organize and direct worker training programs, resolve personnel problems, hire new staff, and evaluate employee performance.
    • Record and analyze the number, type, and cost of items sold to determine which items may be unpopular or less profitable.
    • Arrange for equipment maintenance and repairs, and coordinate a variety of services such as waste removal and pest control.
    • Train workers in food preparation, and in service, sanitation, and safety procedures.
    • Coordinates with the Front Office for VIP lists, VIP fruit and cheese orders, forecast rooms sales, and any group information.
    • Coordinates with Catering, Conference Services and Banquet Departments for catering procedures, Banquet Event Orders (BEO’s), and weekly forecast meetings.


    Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (Four Year College or University) preferred: or 6 Years Work Equivalent
    • Experience with hotel restaurant systems such as MICROS is required. Certificates & Licenses: Serve Safe, TIPS or Care Certified Other Requirements: Previous experience in hotel restaurants required. Management experience required.
    • Excellent computer skills needed including familiarity with Microsoft Office.

    EEO/AA Employer Disclosure

    Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.


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