Sous Chef- Banyan Cay Resort & Golf Club

  • Benchmark West Palm Beach, LLC
  • Nov 09, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Come be a part of something bigger! Benchmark Pyramid is a strong believer in offering our employees Work-Life Effectiveness through, practices, policies, and programs to help our employees achieve success at both work and home. Here are just some of the great benefits we offer: Full Time employees have access to Medical and Dental insurance to fit your needs Benchmark University (You can grow both personally and professionally through on-line webinars and self-study courses) 401K match (Let us help you build your financial future) Companywide Hotel Room Discounts (Who doesn†t love to get away) Paid Time Off Employee Assistance Program (We are here to support you) Employee family events (bring the kids!) Partnerships and discounts with major retailers such as AT&T, Verizon and Dish to name a few Many more, please inquire for more details Banyan Cay Resort & Golf is a unique luxury resort that will mark the entry of the Destination Hotels brand into Florida and will be the first full-service Hyatt-branded property in Palm Beach County. Near West Palm Beach International Airport, this stunning brand new resort will provide comprehensive boutique hotel services for hotel guests and tenants of the resort's residential properties. In addition to the Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, practice facilities, and clubhouse, Banyan Cay will feature the best spa in West Palm Beach, a signature restaurant with complete catering services, and event and meeting facilities for groups of up to 200 people. This role will be for the currently open and exclusive private Golf Club. What you will have an opportunity to do: We are looking for a leader and someone passionate about the culinary arts to join our Culinary team as a Restaurant Chef. This individual must have experience working in a high-volume professional kitchen and have a passion for the culinary arts. This individual must be creative, motivated, and a passionate hands-on leader in the kitchen! Successful candidates for this role will have a proven track record of work with creative menus which reflect seasonal availability based on the concept of the restaurant, respond in a professional and courteous manner to guests and team, and enjoys being a teacher of the culinary arts supporting their team both personally and professionally. The Restaurant Chef will lead the planning and execution of the daily production, preparation, and presentation of all food for the restaurant in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable competitive quality products. If you have a passion for the Culinary Arts and are looking to join a team where you can develop your skills, the skills of your team, and grow a career, then we want you! Your Role: You will serve as the “Face†of the restaurant in the hotel and community You will create, cost, and implement (seasonal) menus and special menus You will attract, retain, and mentor the best culinary talent You will complete the daily ordering using the current par levels for the restaurant You will collaborate with the Restaurant Manager to exceed guest expectations You will train the restaurant culinary and operations team on the menu and daily specials You will conduct daily walk-throughs of the kitchen, make recommendations for corrections, repairs, cleanliness concerns, and improvements if needed. You will conduct daily meetings with the team to ensure their preparation, communicating all pertinent information You will attend weekly F&B meetings, leadership meetings, and monthly safety meetings representing the culinary team You will be the example that the culinary team follows You will manage costs related to the restaurant, analyze, and control costs to achieve a profitable operation You will have a thorough knowledge of food allergens and handles any guest with food allergies with a high sense of urgency You will work with the culinary team to ensure prep sheets are updated and being properly used daily You will guide the nightly cleaning of all kitchen areas, follow up with the pm stewarding crew to ensure the dish area is clean and organized for the following day's service What are we looking for? Someone passionate about developing a culinary team Someone with a flexible schedule to meet business needs, to include weekends and holidays Someone with experience as a cook in a high volume professional kitchen, with strong leadership capabilities Someone with knowledge of the state†s health codes as well as the eco sure food safety and health report Someone with an active Food handler†s certification is a plus, the resort will provide ability for training if needed Requires strong organizational skills Must be able to work independently Able to lift at least 50 pounds At least 21 years of age Have a desire to exceed expectations An energetic personality Benchmark Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations. BENCHMARK is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owner†advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs. BENCHMARK†S distinguished and proven reputation is deeply†rooted in core values that are focused and aligned with exceeding ownership and stakeholder performance expectations. The company leadership and valued employees are passionately committed to delivering the industry†most authentic, enchanted, soulful, vibrant, unrivaled and memory†making experience. BENCHMARK†S progressive “Be The Difference†culture and values are a cornerstone to the company†s nearly 40 years of extraordinary achievement and prosperity. Many properties have been recognized with the Benchmark Conference Centers mark of meeting excellence.