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Executive Chef

Company: Harper Associates
Location: Detroit
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Executive ChefJoin a four-star / four-diamond hotel known for its exceptional service, elegant accommodations, and exquisite culinary experiences. As a large convention property, this hotel caters to both local and international travelers seeking an amazing hospitality experience. We are committed to delivering the highest standards of quality and exceeding guest expectations.Job Summary:As the Executive Chef, you will be responsible for leading the culinary team and overseeing all aspects of food and beverage operations, including banquets and multiple food and beverage outlets. We are seeking a talented and experienced Executive Chef who can create innovative menus, manage kitchen operations, and ensure the highest level of culinary excellence. The successful candidate will have a passion for food, strong leadership skills, and a commitment to delivering exceptional dining experiences.Responsibilities:Develop and implement creative and enticing menus that showcase culinary excellence, taking into consideration guest preferences, seasonal availability, and dietary restrictionsOversee the day-to-day operations of the kitchen, ensuring efficient workflow, high-quality food production, and adherence to food safety and sanitation standardsLead, inspire, and mentor a diverse culinary team, fostering a culture of collaboration, growth, and excellenceManage food inventory, ordering, and cost control measures to optimize profitability without compromising qualityCollaborate with other departments, such as event planning and marketing, to create and execute special events, themed dinners, and promotional activitiesStay abreast of industry trends, techniques, and new ingredients to continuously elevate our culinary offeringsFoster a positive and inclusive work environment, promoting open communication, teamwork, and employee engagementEnsure compliance with all health, safety, and sanitation regulations and maintain cleanliness standards in the kitchen and food preparation areasQualifications:Proven experience as an Executive Chef or senior culinary leadership role within a large-scale hotel or multi-unit restaurant groupCulinary degree or equivalent certification from an accredited institution is highly desirableExceptional culinary skills with a keen eye for detail and presentationStrong knowledge of various cuisines, cooking techniques, and flavor profilesDemonstrated ability to create and implement innovative menus that cater to diverse tastes and dietary needsExcellent leadership and team management abilities, with a track record of building and motivating successful culinary teamsSolid understanding of food cost control, budgeting, and inventory managementAbility to thrive in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and maintain composure under pressureOutstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with team members at all levelsKnowledge of health, safety, and sanitation regulations and a commitment to maintaining high standardsTo Apply:Please click apply or email kevin with your resume and include any documents/links to your culinary portfolio (such as Instagram).Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted for further consideration. Thank you for your interest. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Keywords: Harper Associates, Detroit , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Detroit, Michigan

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