Do you see yourself as an Executive Sous Chef?
What''s your passion? Whether you''re into sports, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we''re interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we''re looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. This challenging position has overall responsibility for supervising day-to-day activities of the Sous Chef and other culinary personnel to achieve compliance in food preparations, presentation and quality.
An American institution, the Willard InterContinental is located in the heart of the nation''s capital on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the White House, the Smithsonian museums and the downtown business and theatre districts. With a rich historic legacy, the Willard is the Washington D.C. hotel of choice for heads of state and leaders of the world''s business, cultural, social and political sectors. The hotel''s 335 well appointed large guestrooms include 41 elegant suites. Dining options include the Café du Parc, a popular French bistro with seasonal outdoor seating, and the Occidental Grill & Seafood, traditional Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley, the classic Round Robin Bar and 24 hour Private In-Room Dining. There is over 20,000 square feet of Conference and Banquet space and the hotel hosts events ranging from intimate meetings to luxurious weddings. The Willard InterContinental combines heritage, sustainability and luxury with contemporary comfort and the latest technology.
This challenging position has overall responsibility for supervising day-to-day activities of the Sous Chefs and other culinary personnel to achieve compliance in food preparations, presentation and quality.
The Executive Sous Chef will supervise the day-to-day activities and assignments of the culinary staff, communicate goals, assign/schedule work and review the following day''s menus and complete requisitions for food and supplies needed from various storerooms. You will assist with the regular inventory of food and kitchen supplies; order items as necessary to maintain adequate inventory levels and assist the Executive Chef in creating and testing new recipes in developing new menus and concepts to keep up with business and industry trends.
This role maintains procedures to (1) ensure the security and proper storage of food and beverage products, kitchen inventory, and equipment, (2) replenish supplies, inventory, uniforms, etc. and (3) minimize waste and control costs and ensure that all food and beverage equipment is in proper operational condition and cleaned on a regular basis. You will also ensure that all kitchen areas and related storerooms are cleaned, mopped, and properly stocked.
Passionate about hospitality and excellence in culinary preparation
Excellent communicator with positive energy providing professional leadership, development and direction to the Kitchen Staff.
Knowledge of local ,state and federal health standards
Strong knowledge in International Cuisine is a plus.
- Job type
- Washington, DC, United States
- Starting in
- As soon as possible
- Contract duration