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Veterans Preferred - Acacia House Sous Chef

Company: Hyatt
Location: Napa
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -Welcome to the Alila Napa Valley, surrounded by the pristine home vineyards of the Beringer Estate, Alila Napa Valley will offer guests a curated travel experience in the heart of California's Wine Country. The hotel features award-winning design by renowned design team Yabu Pushelberg using natural materials and a soothing neutral palette that well-complement the unobstructed vineyard and mountain views that face west for idyllic sunsets.
We are looking for colleagues who can quickly perpetuate a culture that embraces great design and superlative service at our seasonally driven restaurant and bar - Acacia House, which features a local, sustainable menu that reflects the bounty of Napa Valley. At Alila Hotels, a Hyatt Hotels brand, we believe our guests select our luxury resort because of our caring and attentive colleagues who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful, surprisingly different experiences.

The goal of the Sous Chef is to manage a specific department and work with the Executive Chef and/or Executive Sous Chef to create, implement and maintain quality standards. In some instances the Sous Chef will be expected to be responsible for the entire operation in the absence of the Executive Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef. The ideal Sous Chef will accomplish their tasks by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest experience.

The salary range for this this position is $75,000 and $80,000 This is the pay range for this position at Alila Napa Valley reasonably expects to pay. Decisions regarding individual salaries will be based on a number of factors including experience, and education.

Why Work at Hyatt?

  • 12 Complimentary hotel room nights (per year) after 90 days of employment.
  • Discounted room nights on first day of employment
  • Free Parking
  • 8 Paid Holidays per year
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance - (Full-Time colleagues)
  • Flexible Spending Account (Full-Time colleagues)
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Opportunities to work around the world with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.
    Responsibilities include:

    • Support senior leadership by developing and assuming basic management responsibilities
    • Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments
    • Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items
    • Develop and implement creative menu items that adhere to Hyatt brand standards
    • Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions
    • Manage hourly kitchen employees through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring
    • May manage other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisor and other less senior Sous Chefs
    • Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results
    • Monitor food production, ordering, cost, and quality and consistency on a daily basis
    • Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment Hyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

      • In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations
      • Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills
      • Experience with training, basic financial management and customer service
      • Proficient in general computer knowledge
      • A true desire to exceed guest expectations in a fast paced customer service environment
      • Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner
      • Strong training and communication skills
      • Culinary education and/or on the job training, hotel experience preferred
      • Geographic and schedule flexibility preferred Hyatt develops Sous Chefs to progress into the role of Executive Sous Chef through the training of Banquets, Restaurants and Garde Manager. Sous Chefs report directly to the Executive Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef.

        Hyatt Hotels & Resorts believes in strong commitment to promotion from within. Begin your career today as the Sous Chef and find yourself as a Executive Sous Chef within a few years. 70% of management hired is from within Hyatt, 89% of Managing Committee is promoted from within. The statistics are there; make it your next step!

Keywords: Hyatt, Napa , Veterans Preferred - Acacia House Sous Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Napa, California

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