Executive Banquet Chef
Hilton - Honolulu, HI

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Hilton Hawaiian Village

2005 Kalia Road



An Executive Banquet Chef is responsible for all banquet events, works with the Banquet and Pastry Chefs to facilitate planned banquet meals according to event orders to include directing and administering the planning, preparation, production and control of event and commissary cold and hot food operations in the main kitchen and banquet facilities, in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand?

One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. Hilton remains an innovative, forward-thinking hospitality leader by offering best-in-class products, services and amenities to ensure that every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. From inaugural balls and international award galas to business events and personal moments, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all.

Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwides ten market-leading brands. For more information visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.

If you understand the importance of upholding a brands reputation and what it takes to provide a globally recognized hospitality experience, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

What will I be doing?

As the Executive Banquet Chef, you would be responsible for all banquet events, working with the Banquet and Pastry Chefs to facilitate planned banquet meals according to event orders, directing and administering the planning, prepartion, production and control of event and commissary cold and hot food operations in the main kitchen and banquet facilities. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

Attending and actively participating in the BEO and related planning meetings/briefings, communicating any up-dated information to the Banquet Chef and Pastry Chef

Conducting daily briefing with Banquet Chef/Stewarding department leaders to discuss pertinent matters and any changes/up-dates of the events and department.

Organizing all BEO contracts according to dates, priorities and timeline meal periods. Placing all food orders into hotel Birch Street system and maintain accurate par levels.

Actively supervising kitchen staff during the preparation, cooking and service of food items.

Supervising and training all kitchen staff in the proper preparation of menu and prep items according to established recipes, prep sheet guidelines and processes.

Actively involved in the set-up of banquet presentations as well as ensuring that proper cooking techniques, plating, presentation and garnishment of all menu items are followed, from Kitchen to table methodology.

Ensuring that all food quality standards are met in buffet presentations.

Enforcing policies to control food cost, food waste and food quality standards and standards of Eco-sure and Quality Assurance programs.

Inspecting kitchen equipment ensuring that it is clean and in proper working condition, writing work tickets for repair as necessary.

Ensuring all Corporate Guidelines of menus, standards, etc. are in place and being maintained.

Ensuring new hires initial kitchen training is completed.

Assisting in menu planning activities as required by the Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef.

What are we looking for?

The successful candidate will have five years experience in a similar size operation as a Banquet Chef, Garde Manger Chef, Executive Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef.

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton Worldwide has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton Worldwide remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:


Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.


Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.


Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.


Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.


Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.


Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes in our Team Members:

Living the Values




Customer Focus



What benefits will I receive?

Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and, depending upon eligibility, a vacation or Paid Time Off (PTO) benefit. You will instantly have access to our unique benefits such as the Team Member and Family Travel Program, which provides reduced hotel room rates at many of our hotels for you and your family, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. After 90 days you may enroll in Hilton Worldwides Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. Hilton Worldwide also offers eligible team members a 401K Savings Plan, as well as Employee Assistance and Educational Assistance Programs. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Hilton Worldwide Team Member. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-team team members in the United States. All benefits listed may not be offered at all locations. This is not a summary plan description or official plan document.














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