Fine Dining Sous Chef - Ovide, Hotel EffieHotel Effie SandestinMiramar Beach, FL
A property of: Highgate HotelsPosted 3 weeks ago

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Job Description

Highgate Hotels

Are you seeking a challenging career in an upbeat environment that offers the opportunity to advance? If you are, then the Hotel Effie is the place for you! We offer our full time associates a competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, 401k and hotel discounts.

Ovide, the fine dining restaurant at Hotel Effie, is seeking an experienced sous chef to join our team of talented professionals. Ovide is an elegant, culinary adventure led by acclaimed Georgia Chef Hugh Acheson, which brings together classic Gulf Coast flavors and impeccable classic French technique.

The Hotel Effie is a beautiful, new luxury 250 room hotel located in Sandestin. The Hotel Effie is an extraordinary treasure nestled between the white sandy beaches and emerald green water of the Gulf Coast and the living shorelines of Choctawhatchee Bay in Northwest Florida.

Highgate Hotels, the managing company of The Hotel Effie, is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate fosters an inspiring and inclusive culture that helps to make us best-in-class in the hospitality world. Unlimited career growth, inspiring leadership and long-term career possibilities are just some of the reasons why the most talented individuals in the hospitality world carve out long-term relationships with Highgate.

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Employment Status

Full-Time

Overview

The Sous Chef is responsible for ensuring that all meals coming from the kitchen are well prepared with regard to quality, consistency, eye appeal, taste and food cost. He/she is expected to provide training for all staff; meet corporate quality standards; and assist in establishing and enforcing food specifications, portion control, recipes and sanitation. The Sous Chef is also responsible for controlling food and labor costs while maximizing guest satisfaction.

Responsibilities

  • Work with other F&B managers and keep them informed of F&B issues as they arise.
  • Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring his/her attention.
  • Coordinate and monitor all phases of Loss Prevention in kitchen areas.
  • Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.
  • Monitor quality of all food product and presentation.
  • Ensure preparation of required reports, including (but not limited to) Wage Progress, payroll, revenue, employee Schedules, quarterly actions plans.
  • Oversee all aspects of the daily operation of the kitchen and food production areas; hot food from the main kitchen and bakery, and cold food from the pantry.
  • Make cooks aware of daily forecasts and customer counts so that they can be adequately prepared to serve both hot and cold food on time.
  • Respond to guest complaints in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with SOP's in all outlets.
  • Ensure compliance with requisition procedures.
  • Conduct staff performance reviews in accordance with Highgate Hotel standards.
  • Understand, implement and monitor corporate promotions in outlets, including buffet and three-meal concept standards.
  • Know and enforce all local health department sanitation laws.
  • Know how to compute daily food cost.
  • Work with the Director of F&B to create and implement menus.
  • Assess food portion size, visual appeal, taste and temperature of items served.
  • Check all stations at the end of every shift for proper food storage and sanitation.
  • Check food purchases for proper ordering, quality and price structure.
  • Oversee daily activities such as preparation for all food items, sanitation of the outlets, receiving daily inventories, log-on report and food cost report.
  • Prepare daily food production sheets.
  • Cut meat, poultry, seafood according to daily business

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • At least 4 years of related progressive experience; or a culinary graduate with at least 2 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field.
  • Must have knowledge of F&B preparation techniques, health department rules and regulations, liquor laws and regulations.
  • Long hours sometimes required.
  • Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Participate in M.O.D. coverage as required.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Highgate Hotel Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags.
  • Comply with Highgate Hotel Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Job Details

Senior level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Luxury
room Count:
101-250
location Type:
Urban

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Hotel Effie Sandestin
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Address9500 Grand Sandestin Boulevard, Miramar Beach, FL, 32550 View map
Property typeHotel 
classLuxury 
room Count101-250 
location TypeUrban 

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