Executive Chef/Kitchen Manager - Best Western
Last Updated: May 2015
Company: Best Western PLUS Valemount Inn & Suites.
Technical Requirements: Practical creativity to provide innovative entrees. Experience in techniques of large banquets & presentation of such. Thorough knowledge of food handlings & preparations. Strong inventory control skills. Work closely with F&B Director and GM to develop imaginative menus. Consistently check line plating & quality. Utilize a hands on approach to training and developing kitchen staff. Teach all staff the importance of consistency in preparation & presentation. Responsible for food purchasing, including negotiating prices. Develop restaurant, lounge & banquet menus which will appeal to guests of the hotel & local patrons. Stay current on new products that can improve quality and/or lower costs. Knowledge of current culinary trends would be an asset.
Leadership Requirements: Ability to manage change effectively. Provide leadership to the position. Communicate goals & objectives, and inspire employees to achieve those goals.
Managerial Requirements: Clear & concise written & verbal communication skills. Demonstrate team building. The ability to lead by example. Build morale & spirit. Use a "hands on" approach. Train & cross train all employees. Instill a positive guest service attitude in all employees. Coach employees how to resolve & de-escalate conflicts. Instill a calm, organized approach in all situations
Reference #: 1104
Date Posted:April 23, 2015