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Veterans Preferred - 5th Street Diner Chef de Cuisine

Company: Hyatt
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -We are excited to announce the opening of a new Diner Bar and Restaurant inside the Thompson and Tommie Austin, two premier lifestyle hotels in Downtown Austin.

The Role

The Chef de Cuisine will lead the restaurant kitchen and team members through a successful pre-opening of the restaurant in Summer 2024. The goal of the Chef de Cuisine is to manage the department and work with the Corporate liaison to create, implement, and maintain quality standards. The ideal Chef de Cuisine will accomplish their tasks by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary restaurant department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team to end in a positive guest experience.

Responsibilities include:

--- Support senior leadership and Hyatt's Internal RB&E Restaurant Group by developing and assuming basic management responsibilities.

--- Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items.

--- Develop and implement creative menu items that adhere to Hyatt brand standards.

--- Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions.

--- Manage hourly kitchen employees through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring.

--- May manage other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisor and other less senior Sous Chefs.

--- Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results.

--- Monitor food production, ordering, cost, and quality and consistency on a daily basis.

--- Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment.

The Hotels

When you stay at a Thompson Hotel, you are welcome as a resident. With intuitive service, each guest is provided a tailored experience, enhancing their personal travel journey and bridging connections to the local perspective. Thompson's unique hotels are timeless destinations, creating distinctive experiences that transform your day, your trip, or even your life. Thompson Austin offers 212 luxury guestrooms and Suites plus 17 residences along with a 10,000 square foot wellness center, 3 restaurant bar concepts, an expansive pool deck, and private cabanas, and over 10,000 square feet of flexible and traditional event space.

The 193-king room tommie Austin is built for the spirited adventurer. Guest will be encouraged to explore Austin's unparalleled offerings and in every square foot, tommie is an opportunity to meet and be inspired. Where art and atmosphere seep in from the surrounding neighborhood, and collaborations seep back out. tommie will feature a bespoke coffee and wine shop and allow guests to be the master of their own stay while still offering warm and authentic service.

The Benefits & Perks

We have you covered with an awesome rewards package! Health and welfare plans? We have a range of choices for you and your eligible dependents. Financial wellbeing? Got it! Opt into our 401(k) plan, College Saving Plan, or Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Oh, and we don't want to leave out our lifestyle benefits! Paid time off including vacation, holidays, and sick leave, paid Family Bonding Time, Adoption Assistance, discounted and complimentary rooms at Hyatt locations across the globe, free colleague meals during shifts, well-being & educational assistance, and many more!

  • In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations
  • Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills
  • Experience with training, basic financial management and customer service
  • Proficient in general computer knowledge
  • A true desire to exceed guest expectations in a fast paced customer service environment
  • Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner
  • Strong training and communication skills
  • Culinary education and/or on the job training, independent restaurant experience is preferred
  • Geographic and schedule flexibility preferred

Keywords: Hyatt, Austin , Veterans Preferred - 5th Street Diner Chef de Cuisine, Hospitality & Tourism , Austin, Texas

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