Chef de Cuisine OEM

Property The Estate Yountville - Villagio
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/4/2021 1:55 PM)
ID
2021-83855
Location
US-CA-Yountville
Category
Culinary/Stewarding
Type
Regular
Status
Full-Time

Job Summary

Nestled in the charming town of Yountville in the renowned Napa Valley wine region, The Estate is a luxe, new lifestyle destination set on a lush and alluring 22-acre village-within-a-village. The first of its kind, The Estate has redesigned Wine Country experience in a delightfully vino-cultured manner accentuated by two luxury hotels with decidedly different personalities – the sinfully good and oh-so-social Hotel Villagio and its sophisticated counterpart, Vintage House, a chic and tranquil sanctuary.

 

Come join The Estate Yountville Team!

  • Growth Opportunities throughout the US
  • Free shift meals
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, matching 401K
  • Room Discounts at over 1500 hotels

The Chef de Cuisine assists the Executive Chef with the efficient operation of food production areas. In conjunction with the Executive Chef, the Chef de Cuisine is responsible for supervising and assisting in the preparation of all food items based on standardized recipes while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness sanitation and safety in the kitchen work and storage areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio. Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities; for OEM associates overtime does apply and is calculated accordingly.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field a 2-year college degree and 3 or more years of related experience. Or a 4-year college degree and at least 1 to 2 years of related experience or a Culinary Degree with 1 to 2 years of progressive experience in a hotel or related field.
  • Must be proficient in Windows Operating Systems Company approved spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must work well in stressful high pressure situations.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including anticipating preventing identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be effective at listening to understanding and clarifying the issues raised by co-workers and guests.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions.
  • Must maintain composure and objectivity while under pressure.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly service oriented manner.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working (per brand standards).
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable for position to include: Food Handlers Alcohol Awareness CPR and First Aid
  • Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.
  • Fulfill all supervisory duties of the hotel's kitchens.
  • Ensure that all kitchen personnel fulfill their job functions appropriately.
  • Create menus and food presentation.
  • Address and resolve all customer problems in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Perform spot checks for menu accuracy and taste.
  • Minimize spoilage waste and over production.
  • Regularly review house counts forecasts and VIP lists.
  • Monitor all Banquet and Catering activity.
  • Maintain all kitchen inventories.
  • Prepare annual reviews of employees
  • Assist in the achievement of departmental objectives and goals
  • Expedite peak meal periods by maintaining a 'hands on' approach.
  • Works within monthly set food cost budget adjust food requisitions and controls waste
  • Monitors food outlets buffets stations and food displays for creativity quality cleanliness and food safety.
  • Assures timely set up schedules well trained cooks in all areas in proper uniform.
  • Performs other activities as assigned
  • Be familiar with all Aimbridge Hospitality policies and house rules as well as hospitality terminology.
  • Employees must at all times be attentive friendly helpful and courteous to all guests managers and all other employees.
  • Ensure that plating standards and use records are posted according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Review food sales for accuracy daily.
  • Plan employee menus and oversee Employee Break room.
  • Oversee all outlets and banquet food display merchandising including prop use and buffet decoration.
  • Maintain an organized and comprehensive filing system with documentation of purchases vouchering schedules forecasts reports and tracking logs.
  • Maintain required pars of all stock.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by the General Manager.

 

Property Details

Slip away to The Estate Yountville, a vibrant and lush oasis situated amidst 22 acres of coveted wine country addresses, offering an alluring collection of fashionable experiences. Just steps from the front door, revel in wining, dining and playful adventures at award-winning tasting rooms, celebrated chef restaurants, and extraordinary – impeccably Napa – experiences.

A mix of contemporary architecture and playful allure, The Estate Yountville enlivens the Yountville landscape, offering a vibrant gathering place for savvy travelers to discover, play and rejuvenate. Tour our image gallery and peek behind the vines to discover our lush oasis in the heart of Napa Valley.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

Benefits

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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