Sous Chef | Blind Salamander

  • Omni Hotels & Resorts
  • Austin, Texas
  • Sep 11, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Barton Creek Resort & Spa

Barton Creek Resort & Spa's success is due to its dedicated, intelligent and self-motivated family of associates who work together to maintain the company's trademark high standards. If you would like to be a part of an environment where teamwork is emphasized and individual excellence is encouraged then this is the place for you.

Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa's associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Barton Creek may be your perfect match.

Job Description:

Omni Hotels & Resorts is seeking Blind Salamander Sous Chef for the beautiful new Barton Creek Resort & Spa!

If you love hospitality, creating amazing customer experiences, and the structure and benefits that come from working with a hotel company then you will love working with Omni! We are proud to announce that we are the highest rated hotel company on Glassdoor's 2019 Best Places to Work list!

The Sous Chef will be responsible for all areas of the kitchen operations.This leader will ensure a high standard of cleanliness and hygienic practice throughout the kitchen. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in a high volume restaurant operation and in upscale/luxury hotels.

Manage the daily production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel's restaurant(s) and room service to ensure a quality, consistent product is produced which conforms to all Omni Standards.

Manage associates in scheduling, training, developing, coaching and counseling, conducting reviews. Also focus on attracting, interviewing, retaining and motivating the associates while providing a safe work environment.

Monitor, analyze and control all labor and food costs; prepare the appropriate reports, charts and schedules to ensure budgets are met or exceeded while quality is maintained or improved.

Assist the Executive Chef in the creation, costing and implementation of outlets, banquets, seasonal and special menus.

Should assume the responsibilities of the Executive Chef in his or her absence.

Scheduling of staff according to budget and business forecast.

Provide kitchen support for banquet functions.

Oversee proper handling and tracing of banquet food returns at end of functions.

Directs proper sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment.

Comply with EcoSure & health code standards for sanitation.

Ensures that all kitchen equipment is in good working order.

Directs proper maintenance of all walk-in coolers (rotation of food products and cleanliness).

Knows expectations and ensures that staff understands them and that they execute said expectations within the proper guidelines.

Provide support and leadership to accomplish our Medallia food quality score

Checks and controls sign-in and sign-out procedures for kitchen staff.

Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

Candidate is required to have at least 2 years previous culinary management experience in a high volume, full service Four Diamond Kitchen.

Candidate must have proven culinary skills and must be able to lead, develop, and motivate staff.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as organizational skills.

Candidate must be creative and up to speed on new concepts and food trends.

Banquets experienced required.

Computer literacy required.

Must have basic mathematical skills and be able to create and understand financial reports.

Able to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays.

College education and/or culinary degree preferred.

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