Executive Sous Chef

Job Role:
Sous Chef
Salary Description:
Hyatt International
Job Ref:

Executive Sous Chef

• Assists in the inventory management and ongoing maintenance of hotel operating equipment and other assets.
• Assists with the input and oversight of product specifications, recipes and other data as required, supporting the smooth operation of Materials Management and Cost Audit functions.

• Constantly evaluates local, national and international market trends, vendors and other hotel/restaurant operations to make sure that the hotel's own operations remain competitive and cutting edge.
• Sources for Marketing and Public Relations opportunities to increase awareness and ultimately business.

• Ensures that all company minimum brand standards have been implemented, and that optional brand standards have been implemented where appropriate.
• Monitors all operations, especially during peak business periods, working through the respective Head of Department to make adjustments where necessary.
• Assists in making sure that all Touches of Hyatt and the Food and Beverage Top 20 are implemented.
• Ensures that the Culinary Departments respond to the results of the Consumer Audit and to ensure that the relevant changes are implemented.
• Work closely with other management personnel in a supportive and flexible manner, focusing on the overall success of the hotel and the satisfaction of hotel guests.
• Ensures that culinary employees work in a supportive and flexible manner with other departments, in a spirit of "We work through Teams".
• Ensures that all employees are up-to-date with the availability of seasonal and new products on the market.
• Tastes and monitors the food products served throughout the operation, providing feedback where appropriate.
• Works with the Materials Manager in the procurement of the best product for the best price and in the management of the relevant areas of the Commissary Kitchen.
• Works closely with the Stewarding Manager to ensure that hygiene standards are maintained and that operating equipment is cared for to maximise its useful life and to minimise breakage.
• Oversees the quality and variety of food and beverages served in the Employee Restaurant, ensuing that this outlet is operated to the same standard as any other outlet.
• To ensure safe temperature of all foods inside chillers and freezers.

• Oversees and assists in the recruitment and selection of all Food and Beverage employees. Ensures that Kitchen managerial employees follow hotel guidelines when recruiting and use a competency-based approach to selecting their employees.
• Oversees the punctuality and appearance of all Food and Beverage employees, making sure that they wear the correct uniform and maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene, according to the hotel and department's grooming standards.
• Maximises the effectiveness of Heads of Department by developing each of their skills and abilities through the appropriate training, coaching, and/or mentoring.
• Conducts annual Performance Development Discussions with employees and supports them in their professional development goals
• Ensures effective training programmes for employees in coordination with the Training Manager and their Departmental Trainers.
• Encourages employees to be creative and innovative, challenging and recognising them for their contribution to the success of the operation.
• Oversees the preparation and posting of weekly work schedules in each department, making sure that they reflect business needs and other key performance indicators.
• Supports the implementation of The People Brand statement , demonstrating and reinforcing Hyatt's Values and Culture Characteristics.
• Ensures that all employees have a complete understanding of and adhere to employee rules and regulations.
• Ensures that employees follow all hotel, company and local rules, policies and regulations relating to fire and hazard safety, and security.
• Provides feedback on the results of the Employee Engagement Survey and ensuring that the relevant changes are implemented.

Other Duties
• Attends and contributes to all training sessions and meetings as required.
• Is knowledgeable in statutory legislation in employee and industrial relations.
• Exercises responsible management and behaviour at all times and positively representing the hotel management team and Hyatt International.
• Maintains strong, professional relationship with the relevant representatives from competitor hotels, business partners and other organisations.
• Reads the hotel's Employee Handbook and have an understanding of and adhere to the hotel's rules and regulations and in particular, the policies and procedures relating to computer resources, fire, hygiene, health and safety.
• Ensures high standards of personal presentation and grooming.
Primary Location: IN-MH-Mumbai
Organization: Hyatt Regency Mumbai
Job Level: Department Head/Manager | Full-time
Job: Culinary
Worldwide/Local Candidates: Local

Contact Details:
Hyatt International
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Contact: HR Department

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