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Marriott Laguna Cliffs Resort is inviting applications for Chef de Cuisine, Outer Reef in Dana Point, CA. Don’t miss the application deadline.
Job: Chef de Cuisine, Outer Reef
Company: Marriott Laguna Cliffs Resort
Location: Dana Point, CA
Chef de Cuisine at Outer Reef celebrity chef restaurant with John Tesar
Multiple time James Beard nominee Top Chef John Tesar has partnered with Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa to open his newest restaurant, Outer Reef. Outer Reef will be opening its doors Fall of 2019 and is positioned to be the premier restaurant in Orange County. We are looking for an experienced Ched de Cuisine to work side by side with Chef Tesar detailing the final touches for Outer Reef. This position will need to have an intricate understanding of all fine food preparation and presentation, personnel management, recruitment, service knowledge, and food handling/kitchen cleanliness requirements. Previous experience opening restaurants is a plus as is a culinary degree. If this exciting opportunity sounds like you, we want to hear from you!
Now for the details:
Customer service focused and oriented
Strong communication and organization skills
Strong team building and morale building abilities
Ability to implement Company policies and procedures efficiently
Sound decision making and problem solving skills with the ability to resolve conflicts
Ability to adapt successfully in a fast-paced environment
Basic computer skills including the ability to browse the Internet, use email, and Microsoft Office applications
Minimum of 4 years kitchen management experience required
Understanding of profit and loss statements
Must be able to work an average of 50-60 hours per week
Previous restaurant openings strongly preferred
Culinary degree strongly preferred
Knowledge of basic business fundamentals including full understanding of P&L and COGS statements
Ensuring all productivity numbers, budgets, and sales are met
Build and motivate crew members by example, exemplifying the core values, passion, and culture of Laguna Cliffs
Applying financial tools and analyzing financial reports to identify trends
Ensure positive customer experiences
Lead, train, coach, and counsel team members
Resolve guest issues with Restaurant Manager effectively to ensure positive guest experience
Prepare appropriate weekly staff schedules based on projected business volume
Ensure high quality of food preparation and customer service consistent with Laguna Cliffs requirements and procedures
Ensure all operating activities follow company standards and procedures
Execution of food safety and restaurant safety standards and equipment maintenance guidelines
Ensure the safety of guests and team members
Develop daily specials
Ensure presentation and preparation of all food items is met or exceeded
Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
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