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Hyatt Banquet Sous Chef in ENCINITAS, California

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Welcome to the Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas, a defining and iconic beachfront resort located in North County, San Diego, just 28 miles north of San Diego International Airport. Both historic and breathtaking, Encinitas is a unique setting among a group of beach enclaves that dot California’s Coast Highway 101. The vibe here is refreshingly unpretentious, artsy and chill, and a place where the local residents take a balanced, holistic approach to the good life. Whether riding the consistent ocean waves, biking along the dramatic coastline, swimming and bodysurfing, practicing yoga or just relaxing, reflecting and toasting with a glass of wine, it’s an enviable lifestyle that echoes the essence of our distinctive relaxed luxury experience.

To the discerning traveler, we are the quintessential Southern California beachfront destination that delivers authentic and one-of-a-kind personalized experiences in a world-class, barefoot luxury setting. We are local, sophisticated and unscripted, with the intent of anticipating guest needs both spoken and unspoken.

We are looking for colleagues who can quickly perpetuate a culture that embraces great design and superlative service. Our highly-anticipated soon-to-be-open hotel seeks unique individuals who have a passion for exceptional hotel service that is both intuitive and personal, and who best express that belief in an atmosphere of spontaneity and authenticity. At Alila Hotels, a Hyatt Hotels brand, we believe our guests select our luxury resort because of our caring and attentive colleagues who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful, surprisingly different experiences.

At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences to each every guest. Hyatt is a place where high expectations aren't just met-they're exceeded. It's a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry. It's a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture.

Our Hyatt Culture is represented by our mission, values, and goals through: Innovative, Respect, Service-Oriented and Inclusion. Innovative, Hyatt is forward thinking and passionate as we seek new ways to advance in the hospitality industry. Respect, Hyatt associates are inspired by the team's spirit and camaraderie given to one another. Service-Oriented, Hyatt is customer focused by providing authentic hospitality in every way every time. Diversity and Inclusion, Diversity is an integral part of who we are and what we represent.

The goal of the Banquet Sous Chef is to manage a specific department and work with the Executive Chef and/or Executive Sous Chef to create, implement and maintain quality standards. In some instances the Sous Chef will be expected to be responsible for the entire operation in the absence of the Executive Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef. The ideal Banquet Sous Chef will accomplish their tasks by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support senior leadership by developing and assuming basic management responsibilities

  • Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments

  • Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items

  • Develop and implement creative menu items that adhere to Hyatt brand standards

  • Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions

  • Manage hourly kitchen employees through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring

  • May manage other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisor and other less senior Sous Chefs

  • Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results

  • Monitor food production, ordering, cost, and quality and consistency on a daily basis

  • Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment.

Qualifications:

  • In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations

  • Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills

  • Experience with training, basic financial management and customer service

  • Proficient in general computer knowledge

  • A true desire to exceed guest expectations in a fast paced customer service environment

  • Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner

  • Strong training and communication skills

  • Culinary education and/or on the job training, hotel experience preferred

  • Geographic and schedule flexibility preferred

Hyatt develops Sous Chefs to progress into the role of Executive Sous Chef through the training of Banquets, Restaurants and Garde Manager. Sous Chefs report directly to the Executive Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

Primary Location: US-CA-Encinitas

Organization: Alila Marea

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Culinary

Req ID: ENC000166

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action 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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