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Hyatt Executive Chef in EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Missouri

Description:
THE DESTINATION HOTELS EXPERIENCE is highly distinct and always memorable. You’ll feel the location in a genuine way throughout each of our properties, and during the engaging experiences we help curate, both in and outside of them. And while we like to keep things fresh and exciting, we also know that you want your hotel to feel warm and inviting, so you can come as you are—whether at work or play—and make our destination yours.

As a lifestyle brand within Hyatt, we believe our guests select Destination Hotels because of our caring and attentive team members who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences. As a member of the hotel Leadership Committee, the Executive Chef is a highly visible role with exposure to Senior and Corporate leadership. This position reports to the hotel General Manager.

The Executive Chef will be responsible for kitchen operations including menu planning, provisioning, food preparation, and sanitation. This position directs the training of culinary staff and other kitchen workers engaged in preparing and cooking foods to ensure an efficient and profitable food service. The position demands creativity on a daily basis, excellent communication skills, and the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards. The Executive Chef works well under pressure, is organized, flexible, self-motivated and is willing to work long hours.

The Executive Chef at The Elms Hotel & Spa will be responsible for all culinary operations and planning for the signature hotel restaurant "88," The Tavern and Cafe, pool & spa, and all banquets and catered events across 10,000 sq ft of function and event space.

Duties include: * Experience training food prep employees * Ability to instill safety and sanitation habits in all employees. * Teach employees the importance of consistency in preparation and presentation * Thorough knowledge of food handling and preparation techniques * Ensure that level of quality, portion control, and plate presentation is adhered to consistently * Coach and counsel team members to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it’s career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

You're More Than Welcome.

Qualifications:
* Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds * 6 years or more of progressive hotel Culinary experience * Service-oriented style with professional presentations skills * Prior experience in an independent leadership role within a culinary environment, preferably within a boutique or luxury resort environment * Proven leadership skills * Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, proven track record in high volume property, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and associate relations, and ability to improve the bottom line * Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English * Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as ability to use a variety web-based programs * Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills * Coach and counsel employees to reflect Hyatt Service Standards and Procedures

Primary Location: US-MO-Excelsior Springs
Organization: The Elms
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Culinary
Req ID: EXC000001

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