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Hyatt Executive Chef in CALGARY, Canada


Centrally located in the heart of downtown Calgary, Hyatt Regency Calgary is where old world charm meets modern convenience. Hyatt Regency Calgary is looking for an experienced Executive Chef. Are you a passionate culinary leader and food expert who is creative, innovative, inspirational and fun? We have a fabulous opportunity to join the Leadership team at Hyatt Regency Calgary, leading the culinary division at our beautiful property.

Who We Hire

To support our purpose of “caring for people so they can be their best” we strive to find individuals who identify with a strong sense of care . Regardless of role, we are looking for individuals who are…

  • Innately service oriented

  • Creative and Innovative

  • Intensely supportive of guests and colleagues

  • Adaptable team players

  • Practice inclusion in their everyday lives

We look for leaders who are;

Expert Communicators : Leaders who can convey information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods. Leaders who collaborative and work productively in both an individual and team environment.

Adaptable : Leaders who maintain performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace. Individuals who have a desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment

Problem Solvers and Decision Makers: Leaders who identify, understand issues, problems, and opportunities; evaluates alternatives and solutions to solve problems.

Relationship Builders : Leaders who interact with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals, colleague development and lasting customer relationships.

Strong analytically: Leaders who understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challenges and opportunities. Excellent organizational and planning skills are considered essential.

About Hyatt: A Great Place to Work

Our colleagues love working at Hyatt. We’re proud to say that 93% of colleagues say their workplace is great and 95% are proud to tell others they work at Hyatt. You can hear our colleagues share firsthand why they believe that Hyatt is a great place to work here

Purpose and Values

Our purpose of care is the foundation of everything we do. Every day we care for our colleagues, guests, owners, operators, community members and shareholders. We do this by living out our values:

  • Respect

  • Integrity

  • Humility

  • Empathy

  • Creativity

  • Fun

What We Offer

In addition to the ability to grow your career and standard medical and retirement benefits (dependent upon location), some of the additional benefits Hyatt offers its employees include:

  • Competitive Total Rewards Package: Comprehensive Health and Dental program, Registerd Retirement Savings Program, Annual Bonus Plan, Paid Time Off, Complimentary Parking, Cell Phone Allowance.

  • Complimentary Hotel Stays: After 12 months service Hyatt colleagues are eligible to book up to 12 complimentary room nights per year at any Hyatt hotel in the world. During their stay, colleagues also receive a 50% discount on food and beverage as well as a 20% discount on all spa services.

  • Employee Rate Hotel Stays: Hyatt colleagues are eligible for unlimited employee rate room nights per year at any Hyatthotel in the world. These stays start the day the employee begins work.

  • Rest and Relaxation Lounges: To promote a relaxing atmosphere to our colleagues in-between shifts and during breaks, Hyatt provides rest and relaxation lounges where colleagues have access to computers, TVs, as well as comfortable, lobby-like lounge furniture and libraries.

  • Free On-Site Dry Cleaning: Hyatt colleagues are provided with access to free on-site dry cleaning for uniforms and work suits so they do not have to worry about this during their time away from work.

  • Healthy Cost Effective Meals: Hyatt provides healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner options at our colleague dining rooms to accommodate all shifts.These meals are offered on a complimentary basis.


  • University Degree or College diploma in Hotel or F&B Management and/or culinary institute is preferred with Red Seal designation or equivalent considered an asset.

  • Valid Food Safety/Food Handler’s Certification and Smart Serve Certification.

  • Experience preparing budgets, operating statements and payroll progress reports as needed to assist in the financial management of department

  • Minimum of 10 years hospitality experience with 4 years of experience at the level of an Executive Chef;

  • Experience in a luxury or upscale full service hotel or resort an asset;

  • Proven team-builder and mentor with outstanding coaching skills;

Primary Location: CA-AB-Calgary

Organization: Hyatt Regency Calgary

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Culinary

Req ID: CAL002195

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.