Hyatt Culinary - Sous Chef - Andare Kitchen & Bar in SEATTLE, Washington

Description:
Join us for an incredible opportunity to be a part of the largest hotel in the Pacific Northwest! The Hyatt Regency Seattle is recruiting for our Sous Chef to lead our Andare Culinary Team!

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.

Andare delivers our guests a quick and efficient Italian-themed dining experience, while providing an environment that upscale yet casual.

The goal of the Sous Chef is to manage Andare Kitchen & Bar 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 Sous Chef will accomplish their tasks by monitoring the daily functions of the Andare team, 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

Hyatt colleagues work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards.*Hyatt has the best to offer including: free uniforms and cleaning of your uniform, paid vacation and sick leave, medical health care, paid Family Bonding Time, Adoption Assistance, discounted parking, discounted and complimentary rooms at Hyatt locations across the globe, free colleague meals during shifts, up to $1,000 of tuition reimbursement per year, and many more!


When applying for a position at Hyatt, you are pursuing an opportunity to join a culture built on caring and attentive colleague who have a passion for providing efficient service and creating meaningful experiences. Our values are the guiding principles for our success, giving us the opportunity to open over 700 properties worldwide.

/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. /

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.

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts believes in strong commitment to promotion from within. Begin your career today as the Sous Chef and find yourself as an Executive Sous Chef within a few years. 70% of management hired is from within Hyatt, 89% of Managing Committee is promoted from within. The statistics are there; make it your next step!

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Hyatt has the best to offer in the culinary field. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Primary Location: US-WA-Seattle
Organization: Hyatt Regency Seattle
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Culinary
Req ID: SEA002390

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.