• Corporate Executive Chef

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 7 months ago(1/2/2019 3:54 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-31523
    # of Openings
    1
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Culinary
  • Location

    Omni Hotels and Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 60 distinctive luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. Omni Hotels is known for its exemplary culture, authenticity to the markets in which we operate, innovation and exceptional service.  Our commitment to career development has created tenure and loyalty that enables us to perpetuate our family atmosphere.

    Job Description

    Be a key part of the leadership team driving operational excellence for Omni Hotels & Resorts - a luxury hotel brand known for its outstanding cuisine, award-winning service and vibrant culture. The Corporate Executive Chef oversees the culinary experience across the portfolio, ranging from signature restaurants and specialty markets to large-scale banquets and in-room dining. This role ensures guests have an exceptional culinary experience by developing a modern and contemporary approach to culinary that meets the needs of the modern traveler while also differentiating the Omni brand. The Corporate Director, Culinary will also be responsible for creating an environment that encourages innovation combined with consistent execution while also addressing the operational and financial needs of the business.

    Responsibilities

    • Work closely with operational leaders to set strategic goals and support field based culinary and food & beverage teams to ensure such goals are achieved
    • Measure, analyze and report on revenues, productivity and other key metrics in order to optimize and adjust business plan to ensure success
    • Drive the launch and consistent execution of the company’s culinary standards, quality control, processes and procedures
    • Lead menu/recipe development and product improvement designed to positively impact the overall guest satisfaction
    • Along with food & beverage leadership, serve as the primary culinary subject matter experts in order to educate team members on the latest trends
    • Provide leadership and culinary support for new openings, new concepts and renovations
    • Establish training protocols for all areas of culinary, including new menu items, food safety, occupational safety and more delivered through workshops, web based and onsite training and site visits
    • Work closely with the marketing department to establish culinary and other promotions which enhance the Omni brand
    • Work with property management to develop internal talent that facilitates future growth opportunities for team members in keeping with Omni’s Core Values, including a commitment to on-going professional development and involvement in professional trade organizations

    Qualifications

    • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in culinary arts, food service or related field preferred
    • Minimum of five years as an Executive Chef, preferably in hospitality
    • Minimum of seven years’ experience of progressive culinary management experience, multi-unit experience preferred
    • Experience in all aspects of culinary operations, including restaurants, banquets and in-room dining
    • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong training skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point
    • Problem solving skills and sound decision making ability based on business needs
    • Strong administrative, organizational and time management skills
    • Approximately 50% travel; sometimes with short notice

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