FOUR SEASONS HOTEL NEW ORLEANS
Join a diverse and talented pre-opening team in New Orleans
We are seeking individuals who are warm, hospitable and start with the heart. The company's guiding principle is the Golden Rule – do unto others, as you would have them do unto you. Candidates will have an opportunity to be a part of a cohesive and dynamic team with opportunities to build a successful career. We empower our employees to be themselves and become masters of their craft. At Four Seasons, we ensure that your employee experience is just as rewarding as our guest experience.
Chef De Partie:
Participates in the preparation of food items according to guest orders of consistent quality following recipe cards, as well as production, portion, and presentation standards; complete mis en place and set-up station for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner service.
Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not prepare beyond estimated needs.
Train, motivate, recommend discipline, and supervise the work of kitchen employees ensuring that all cultural and core standards are met.
Operate, maintain and properly clean kitchen equipment, including deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, and flat top grill.
Date all food containers and rotate as per policies, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures; check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up; note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages; return all food items not used to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables; assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems; control food waste, loss and usage per policies.
Assist in driving menu development and changes staying consistent with the kitchen concept.
Manage kitchen cleanliness, requisitions, prep priorities and par levels of product.
Actively watch ticket times, flavor and presentation of all dishes leaving the kitchen.
Assume expediting and order in the absence of a chef.
Ensure the team is on track to meet any deadlines with private events, preparations, and time management.
Communicate in a professional manner to other departments about specials, any 86'd items, or any needs pertaining to taking care of the guests. Ensure all cooks are using proper cooking techniques, seasoning methods and using proper tools for the job.
Organizing line-ups to distribute important information to the team.
Ensure the coolers are being maintained throughout the shift and that the temperature logs are being filled out each shift.
Assist in prep work of vegetables and condiments as required for the next shift.
Who We Look For
An ideal candidate will have a high school education, cooking school or culinary institute education or equivalent experience. Minimum two years culinary or related work experience. Advanced culinary knowledge is expected for this position. Previous supervisory experience is preferred. Working knowledge is generally learned on-the-job. Ability to operate, maintain and properly clean deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, flat top grill. Proficient knife skills and ability to multi-task.
About Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans
With a front and centre location at the edge of Canal Street, Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans will introduce thoughtful, intelligent service to the Crescent City. Brought to you by masters of their craft, our landmark tower will be transformed when we open in the spring 2021. Guests will dine on innovative Louisiana cuisine, relax by our resort-style pool and plan their celebrations on our 34th floor observation deck boasting NOLA’s best views.
Named one of Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For over the past 22 years, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts can offer an opportunity to build a life-long career with global potential. Our employees – people who share a single focus and are inspired to offer great service, personify our company culture.
A career with Four Seasons means working for a company where our Corporate Values are much more than a program or a policy; they define who we are and inform the decisions we make. Our benefits include complimentary hotel stays, competitive wages, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and complimentary meals. We strive to have a long-lasting, positive influence on the communities where we operate and, on the people, we employ and serve around the world.
Learn more about Four Seasons:
Four Seasons is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To access the 'EEOC is The Law' Information poster please visit this website - http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf