Kitchen Manager - Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Airport at Hilton Global in Orlando, Florida

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Embassy Suites Orlando Airport is seeking a Kitchen Manager to join its management team! This is an outstanding opportunity for an aspiring culinary or kitchen supervisor to advance their career wih the industry leader..

The Kitchen Manager participates in all production areas of the kitchen. Inspects selects, and uses fruits, vegetables, meats, fish and other food products. Reads and employs math skills for recipes. Approves requisitions for supplies and food items for production on work station. Ensures proper storage of food items. Interviews, trains, supervises, counsels, schedules and evaluates staff.

What will I be doing?

This is a hand-on role where you will hire, train, supervise, schedule, and participate in activities of cooks and other personnel involved in preparing, cooking and presenting food in accordance with productivity standards, cost controls, and forecast needs.

Listen actively and communicate clearly while interacting with customers to promote food products and directing staff activities. Analyze feedback from clients and team members, make judgments and take action to implement suggestions for improvement. Maintain working rapport with all hotel staff for efficient operation and service to the customer. Organize and conduct meetings with the culinary team.

Monitor team performance, product quality and production flow; foster continuous improvement where necessary.

Create and implement new menus and individual menu items for all outlets based on current food trends and regional tastes. Invent menu selections for special banquet themes and parties in accordance with client budgetary guides and expectations. Confer with the F&B Director regarding any new selections and changes.

Audit food storeroom items and direct items to maintain consistent quality products that ensure adherence to all health code requirements. Enforce safety procedures and cleanliness standards throughout kitchen(s) including walk-in and reach-in boxes.

Special projects and assignments for continuous improvement.

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

• Assist F&B Director in estimating annual food budget.

• Monitor outlets during peak periods to oversee production flow and presentation.

• Maintain vacation schedule for proper staffing.

• Report any equipment in need of repair or replacement to Property Operations.

• Perform other duties as requested, such as VIP parties and staff meetings.

• Participate in the Manager-on-Duty Program as designated by the hotel.

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton 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:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands . Our vision "to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality" unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!