Opening Fall 2019The Marriott Phoenix Chandler, located in Chandler- a Southeast suburb of Phoenix, is the newest Full Service Marriott in the State of Arizona! Featuring 264 Guest Rooms and over 26,000 sq ft of Event Space, this hotel will have the largest Ballroom in Chandler at 10,400 sq ft. Within the hotel, Café MeSo features contemporary modern American cuisine with Southwest & Mediterranean influences, while Proof '19 will feature hand-crafted cocktails, locally brewed beers, and a vast selection of bourbons & tequilas. The hotel is situated within the Price Road Corridor near some of Arizona's largest employers, including many Fortune 100 & 500 Companies.Direct and organize the Food & Beverage function within the hotel in order to maintain high standards of food and beverage quality, service, and merchandising to maximize profits. Direct food preparation, production and control for all food outlets and banquet facilities at hotel. Participate in total hotel management.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSPlan and direct the functions of administration and planning of the Food and Beverage Department to meet the daily needs of operation.Responsible for preparing and enhancing the food product that is presented to guests. Make changes that respond to the marketplace and to guests' needs, both present and anticipated. Recommend changes to the food product. Use market research to develop new products.Responsible for maintaining quality of food product and ensuring consistency in food delivery and standards.Clearly describe, assign and delegate responsibility and authority for the operation of the various food and beverage sub-departments, i.e., room service, restaurant, banquets, kitchen, stewards, etc.Develop, implement and monitor schedules for the operation of kitchen, restaurant, banquets and bar to achieve a profitable result.Implement effective control of food, beverage and labor costs among all sub-departments.Regularly review and evaluate the degree of customer acceptance of the individual restaurant and banquet service. Recommend to management new operating and marketing policies whenever declining or constant sales imply dissatisfaction by the customers, a material change in the make-up of the customer market, or a change in the competitive environment.Continuously evaluate the performance and encourage improvement of the personnel in the food and beverage department. Oversee departmental matters as they relate to federal, state and local employment and civil rights laws.Responsible for the selection, training and development of the personnel within the department.Control the elements that determine profit and loss. Responsible for all major operating expenses. Set margins and manage the business against projections. Make decisions that relate to profit and loss. Responsible for the financial management of the operation.Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Marriott Service Standards rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel's facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONSIn addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel:Consult with the General Manager and Sales Manager on a weekly basis as well as with other departments as necessary.Participate in long range planning.Participate, support, and make recommendations for ongoing hotel programs with continuous improvement in networking.Job Requirements.SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESThe individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.Most tasks are performed in a team environment with the employee acting as a team leader. There is minimal direct supervision.Must possess basic computational ability.Must possess basic computer skills.Knowledge of computer accounting programs, math skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required.Extensive knowledge of menu development, insight into marketing, cost, and wage control.Thorough knowledge of food products, standard recipes, and proper preparation.Ability to analyze, forecast data, and make judgments to ensure proper payroll and production control.Ability to supervise staff and accomplish goals on a timely basis.Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy and collect accurate information to resolve conflicts.Ability to create recipes and support material, i.e., recipe cards, descriptions, and pictures, and to read and visualize same.Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws governing equal employment opportunity and civil rights, occupational safety and health, wage and hour issues, and labor relations, including, but not limited to the following statutes and their state and local analogues (where applicable): Title VII, ADEA, Equal Pay Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, FLSA, ADA, OSHA, FMLA, and NLRA.Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature generally is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (°F), possibly for one hour or more.Ability to perform cutting skills on work surfaces, topped with cutting boards, 3 to 4 feet in height (banquet kitchen, prep kitchen, bake shop, etc.). Proper usage and handling of various kitchen machinery to include slicers, buffalo chopper, grinders, mixers, and other kitchen related equipment.Ability to physically self-demonstrate culinary techniques, i.e., cutting, cooking principles, plate presentation, safety, and sanitation practices.The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout to be heard above the ambient noise level.Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors, and subordinates.Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and color vision and depth perception.Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, 10-key adding machine, electric typewriter, multi-line touch tone phone, filing cabinets, FAX machines, photocopiers, dolly, and other office equipment as needed.The Marriott Phoenix Chandler is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.