Hyatt Chef de Cuisine in RENTON, Washington

Description:
The goal of the Chef de Cuisine is to manage a specific restaurant. The Chef de Cuisine will take council from the Executive Chef to create, implement menu and concepts but the position is designed so that individuals will work in a manner that is consistent as that of an independent owner/operator.

Responsibilities include:

  • Act as senior leadership by developing and assuming key management responsibilities
  • Assume the role of liaison between all dining room operations and culinary staff
  • Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items
  • Develop and implement creative menu items within the restaurant concept
  • 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
  • Participate in marketing events directly related to their specific restaurant

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, independent restaurant experience is preferred
  • Geographic and schedule flexibility preferred

Primary Location: US-WA-Renton
Organization: Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle%27s Southport
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Culinary/Kitchen
Req ID: REN000082

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