Executive Chef
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc - Dallas, TX

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Company

Starwood is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1000 properties in over 100 countries, is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Sheraton®, Westin®, Four Points® by Sheraton, W®, Le Méridien®, Aloft®and Element(SM). Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., is one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com or www.starwoodvacationownership.com.

Location

The Sheraton Dallas Hotel is located at 400 North Olive Street in the vibrant urban downtown arts and financial district. In 2009, the Hotel underwent a $90 million redesign which brought our guests a new outdoor pool and fitness centers, Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft in our park-like lobby, and four enticing dining venues—plus 70 sleek meeting rooms, with the largest accommodating 5,000 guests. The hotel’s fresh look features 1,841 guest rooms, with gorgeous city views from 242 suites.

Honored as one of Dallas Morning News’ Top 100 Companies in Dallas: http://bcove.me/q2osxqjr

We believe in offering a comprehensive benefits package to our associates which includes medical, dental and vision coverage, health savings account, life insurance, short term disability, employee stock purchase plan, company partial matching 401(k), adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, associate development, free lunch/dinner, friends and family hotel room discount program and paid time off.

Department

Culinary

Job Description

Direct food preparation, production and control for all food outlets and banquet facilities at hotel. Responsible for enhancing the food product that is presented to guests. Make changes that respond to the marketplace and to guests’ needs, both present and anticipated. Recommend changes to the food product. Use market research to develop new products. Provide support of a specialist nature to the Executive Committee, particularly to the Director, Food & Beverage, and the Food & Beverage Manager. Work in support of team goals and measures effectiveness through the Food & Beverage profit and service performance of the hotel. Responsible for the selection, training and development of the personnel within the department. Able to exercise hire and fire discretion within Starwood’s policies. Oversee divisional matters as they relate to federal, state and local employment and civil rights laws. Control the elements that determine profit and loss. Responsible for all major operating expenses. Set margins and manage the business against projections. Make decisions that relate to profit and loss. Responsible for the financial management of the operation. Give direction and be responsible for the implementation of plans. Monitor effectiveness and introduce changes in response to the marketplace. Set targets, plan and schedule work and performance indicators that are typically productivity and efficiency measures.

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an associate in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Requirements

To join our team as an Executive Chef, you must be able to speak, read, write and understand English, have a high school or equivalent education, Minimum of two years of culinary schooling preferred. We are looking for a team member who has at least five years previous Executive Chef experience with knowledge of most international and domestic dishes. Has the ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits. Certification as Executive Chef or Certified Master Chef by a government accredited culinary agency. CPR certification and/or First Aid training preferred. Has the ability to act independently with minimal or no supervision. Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written to be able connect with our guests and team members.

Our team members may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel, so we ask that our associates have an open and flexible schedule.

We invite you to apply for this position and we look forward to talking to you further about the qualifications and expectations of our team members.

EOE//M/F/D/V

Executive Chef
Company

Starwood is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1000 properties in over 100 countries, is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Sheraton®, Westin®, Four Points® by Sheraton, W®, Le Méridien®, Aloft®and Element(SM). Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., is one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com or www.starwoodvacationownership.com.

Location

The Sheraton Dallas Hotel is located at 400 North Olive Street in the vibrant urban downtown arts and financial district. In 2009, the Hotel underwent a $90 million redesign which brought our guests a new outdoor pool and fitness centers, Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft in our park-like lobby, and four enticing dining venues—plus 70 sleek meeting rooms, with the largest accommodating 5,000 guests. The hotel’s fresh look features 1,841 guest rooms, with gorgeous city views from 242 suites.

Honored as one of Dallas Morning News’ Top 100 Companies in Dallas: http://bcove.me/q2osxqjr

We believe in offering a comprehensive benefits package to our associates which includes medical, dental and vision coverage, health savings account, life insurance, short term disability, employee stock purchase plan, company partial matching 401(k), adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, associate development, free lunch/dinner, friends and family hotel room discount program and paid time off.

Department

Culinary

Job Description

Direct food preparation, production and control for all food outlets and banquet facilities at hotel. Responsible for enhancing the food product that is presented to guests. Make changes that respond to the marketplace and to guests’ needs, both present and anticipated. Recommend changes to the food product. Use market research to develop new products. Provide support of a specialist nature to the Executive Committee, particularly to the Director, Food & Beverage, and the Food & Beverage Manager. Work in support of team goals and measures effectiveness through the Food & Beverage profit and service performance of the hotel. Responsible for the selection, training and development of the personnel within the department. Able to exercise hire and fire discretion within Starwood’s policies. Oversee divisional matters as they relate to federal, state and local employment and civil rights laws. Control the elements that determine profit and loss. Responsible for all major operating expenses. Set margins and manage the business against projections. Make decisions that relate to profit and loss. Responsible for the financial management of the operation. Give direction and be responsible for the implementation of plans. Monitor effectiveness and introduce changes in response to the marketplace. Set targets, plan and schedule work and performance indicators that are typically productivity and efficiency measures.

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an associate in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Requirements

To join our team as an Executive Chef, you must be able to speak, read, write and understand English, have a high school or equivalent education, Minimum of two years of culinary schooling preferred. We are looking for a team member who has at least five years previous Executive Chef experience with knowledge of most international and domestic dishes. Has the ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses, certificates or permits. Certification as Executive Chef or Certified Master Chef by a government accredited culinary agency. CPR certification and/or First Aid training preferred. Has the ability to act independently with minimal or no supervision. Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written to be able connect with our guests and team members.

Our team members may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel, so we ask that our associates have an open and flexible schedule.

We invite you to apply for this position and we look forward to talking to you further about the qualifications and expectations of our team members.

EOE//M/F/D/V

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide knows how to shine a light on hospitality. One of the world's largest hotel companies, it has...