Las Vegas, NV, United States
May 27, 2023
The iconic Waldorf Astoria is seeking a talent ed Executive Chef to lead the culinary team at the award-winning Las Vegas property!
Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, this luxurious hotel has 389 rooms, 6 food and beverage outlets, and 12,000 square feet of meeting space. This include a 3-meal restaurant, fine dining restaurant, tea lounge, bar, pool cafe, and in-room dining.
In this role, you oversee the culinary and stewarding departments managing a team of 25-30 and reporting directly to the Director of Food & Beverage.
The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader with a passion for providing world-class experiences, a talented culinarian, and excellent communication and organization skills. At least two (2) years of prior Executive Chef experience in a luxury / upscale hotel environment is required. Prior experience managing a union staff is a plus.
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What will I be doing?
As Executive Chef, you would be responsible for directing and administering the planning, preparation, production and control of all culinary operations in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Direct and oversee all culinary operations, to include, but not limited to, production of all hotel meals, food quality and presentation, compliance with all safety and sanitation standards and regulations, team member productivity and performance, implementation of policies and procedures, cost controls and overall profitability
Create and implement new menus and individual menu items for outlets based on current food trends and regional tastes in partnership with Director of Food and Beverage
Interact with guests and clients to monitor and assess satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements accordingly
Ensure compliance with federal, state, local and company health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards
Perform general management duties including, but not limited to, systems management, budget and forecasting, report generation, department management and meeting participation and facilitation
Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
Recruit, interview and train team members
What are we looking for?
Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:
Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline
In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands (****. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!
The Benefits - Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture.
We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as:
Career growth and development
Go Hilton travel discount program
Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO)
Supportive parental leave
Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount
Debt-free education (****Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)
Title: Executive Chef - Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas
Requisition ID: HOT09JA3