HEI Hotels

Executive Chef

Job Locations US-NJ-Weehawken
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/20/2021 5:26 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-19774
Category
Kitchen
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt
Location Name
Envue Hotel, an Autograph Collection

About Us

For travelers craving convenient freedom and an uncluttered view, EnVue, Autograph Collection is New York City on exhibit. Unparalleled hotel rooftop views and easy transportation options brings the iconic city closer than ever. Now EnVue rises from the revitalized Hudson River waterfront offering a clean slate for new generations to create their own history.
Working at EnVue, our team member are empowered to do their best as they grow their careers through our various training programs – CBT or classroom style. Associates are offered a wealth of health and wellness benefits plus 401K and additional life insurance for family members. Working hard has its privileges such as HEI and Marriott Hotel discounts for employees and their immediate family members at location all over the world. We make life in and out of work stress free by providing company paid parking, lunch and dinner meals, open communication and participating in community relation events.

We value U.S. military experience and invite all qualified military candidates to apply.

Overview

Soaring above the Hudson River, our scenic rooftop bar is the perfect place to cap off an eventful afternoon in Port Imperial. Gaze out over the Manhattan skyline as you sip a craft cocktail, enjoy a meal and unwind among friends. Marcus at Nohu Restaurant brings the perfect blend of locally sourced seasonally-inspired menu items coupled with the best of summer produce from his favorite local farms and suppliers to your table

 

As the Executive Chef your job is the plan and manage the kitchen staff in the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotels in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable, competitive, quality products. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Direct the day to day operations of all areas of the kitchen including outlets, banquets, stewarding, and purchasing for two hotels 
  • Manage Human Resources in the kitchen in order to attract, retain and motivate the associates while providing a safe environment to include interview, hire, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communication vehicles and discipline and terminate as appropriate. 
  • Plan and manage the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food in the hotel in a safe, sanitary, cost effective manner. 
  • Monitor and control the maintenance/sanitation of kitchen, equipment and related areas to ensure a healthy, safe work environment which meets/exceeds federal, state, corporate and franchise standards and regulations. 
  • Develop, implement and manage the department's budget; continually analyze, forecast, monitor and control the labor and food costs through various methods to meet/exceed management/budget objectives. 
  • Develop and implement menus and back-up (use records, production lists, pars, training, etc...) within corporate guidelines to continually improve revenues and profit margins while maintaining quality. 
  • Execute and promote the Accident Prevention Program to minimize liabilities and related expenses.
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis. 
  • Complete all required training by the company and the brand and track all staff has up to day training records.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Two+ years of post high school education, culinary education is desirable.
  • Five+ years of employment as an Executive Chef, preferably within a Hotel.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people, labor relations, and/or complex problems and food and beverage management. 
  • Knowledge of hotel operations, including marketing plans, security and safety programs, personnel and labor relations, preparation of business plans, repairs, maintenance, budget forecasting, quality assurance programs, hospitality law, and long-range planning.
  • Leadership skills to motivate and develop staff and to ensure accomplishment of goals. 
  • Intermediate to advance computer skills (Microsoft Office or similar, inventory and ordering system, time keeping system)
  • Ability to work effectively under time constraints and deadlines.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.
  • Must have NJ ServSafe certification or obtain within 30 days of hire.

Benefits

HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit program that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you!

For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical and Dental 
programs through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as Vision insurance programs ​through EyeMed. ​Our Vacation, Sick and Holiday programs are available for you to rejuvenate with time off. For your financial wellness, HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life insurance as well as Short and Long-Term Disability plans. Our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our 'YouDecide' and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future.

 

Daily Pay BadgeWork today, get paid today! We proudly partner with DailyPay, a voluntary benefit that allows our associates access to their earnings when they want them.

                                                                                                                                


HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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