Caesars Entertainment Black Hawk, Colorado
Feb 19, 2024Full time
POSITION SUMMARY The Room Chef is responsible for coordinating activities of and directs the training and performance of chefs, cooks, and other kitchen workers engaged in the preparing and cooking food items in our hotels and or restaurants to ensure an efficient and effective food service and product. RESPONSIBILITIES Reports to the Director of Hospitality for successful performance of assigned duties. Responsible for the supervision and performance of all other cooks and kitchen workers. Relationships with Pastry Chef and must work in conjunction with the goals of the Restaurant Managers and Supervisors. Assist and advises other departments and company personnel, as necessary to assure the success of the Food and Beverage department and the company overall. Development, management, and implication of the budget for the kitchens, including the food cost of sales and kitchen labor costs while meeting the Health Departments required guidelines. Trains kitchen personnel in safe operating procedures of all equipment, utensils, and machinery. Establishes maintenance schedules in conjunction with manufacturer's instructions for all equipment. Delegate authority and assign responsibilities. Developing staff. Trains kitchen personnel to prepare all food while retaining the maximum amount of desirable nutrients special and dietary request to include low-fat, low-sodium, vegetarian and low-calorie meals. Control food costs and establishes purchasing specifications, storeroom requisitions systems, product storage, portion control, and waste control. Manage programs and processes to control and reduce loss time injuries. Ensure the safety and security of employees. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality relative to financial data, company policies and procedures. Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities. Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards. Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs. Supervise kitchen staff's activities. Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs. Recruit and manage Kitchen staff. Rectify arising problems or guest complaints. Give prepared plates the 'final touch'. Perform administrative duties, including scheduling, managing time off requests, and payroll records. Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards. Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers. Keep Kitchen staff motivated. Other duties as assigned. MISCELLANEOUS Management abilities demonstrated in managing the kitchen operational effectiveness. Maintain interpersonal working relationships among all personnel. Oral and written communication skills. Willingness to assume overall responsibility relative to the performance of the property. Effective managing of staff. Accuracy in completing assigned duties, paperwork, and reports in a timely manner. QUALIFICATIONS 3 to 5 years' experience as a Chef d' Cuisine or Sous Chef. Valid State of Colorado Gaming License and Alcohol Beverage Control card and any applicable health certifications. Proven working experience as a Head Chef. Excellent record of kitchen management. Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently. Capable of delegating multiple tasks. Communication and leadership skills. Keep up with cooking trends and best practices. Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS). Pay Rate: $57,500 to $60,000Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.