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Executive Sous Chef - Thompson Denver

Company name
Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

Denver, CO, United States

Employment Type

Chef, Food Services, Hospitality

Posted on
May 21, 2023

Valid Through
Sep 03, 2023

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Executive Sous Chef - Thompson Denver','DEN008384','!*!Bring your culinary leadership skills and creativity to the Thompson Denver as our Executive Sous Chef!  

When you stay at a Thompson Hotel, you are welcomed as a resident.  With intuitive service, each guest is provided a tailored experience, enhancing personal travel journeys and bridging connections to the local perspective.  Our hotels are located in timeless destinations, creating the kind of distinct experiences that can transform your day, your trip or even your life. 

This is not your typical career opportunity.  At Thompson Denver, a member of the Hyatt collection, we believe our team members can thrive in an empowered, supportive, creative and energetic environment. 

We’re looking for an individual who embodies the luxury lifestyle experience.  An ideal Thompson team member has a passion for creating unique experiences, that can quickly perpetuate a culture of great design and superlative service, with a sharp sense of humor.  This candidate will have a passion for exceptional hotel service and who can express that belief in an atmosphere of spontaneity and authenticity. 

At Thompson, we believe our guests select our Hotel because of our caring and attentive colleagues who are focused on providing intuitive service and meaningful experiences tailored to each guest experience.  We are a place where high expectations aren't just met-they're exceeded. It's a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry.  It's a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture. 

The goal of the Executive Sous Chef is to work directly with and in the absence of the Executive Chef to maintain and improve the culinary operations. The ideal Executive Sous Chef will accomplish this by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest  and colleague experience.  

Our food and beverage operations include Chez Maggy,  Bar M,  Duel Coffee, Reynard Social, and Banquets.  

Responsibilities include:

Act as senior leadership by developing and assuming key management responsibilities.

Assume the role of liaison between all dining room and banquet operations and culinary staff.

Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items.

Develop and implement creative menu items within the restaurant  and hotel concept.

Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions.

Manage hourly kitchen colleagues through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring.

Manage and develop other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisors and Sous Chefs.

Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and colleague engagement results.

Monitor food production, ordering, cost, and quality and consistency on a daily basis.

Participate in marketing events directly related to their specific restaurant.

In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations;

Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills;

Experience with training, 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 and independent restaurant experience is preferred:

Ability to model our purpose and values to colleagues 

The budgeted range for this position is $75,000-85,000.  Actual pay will be commensurate with experience. 

Benefits: We have you covered with an awesome rewards package! Health and welfare plans? We have a range of choices for you and your eligible dependents. Financial wellbeing? Got it! Opt into our 401(k) plan, College Saving Plan or the Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Oh, and we don’t want to leave out our lifestyle benefits! Paid vacation, holidays and sick leave, paid Family Bonding Time, Adoption Assistance, discounted and complimentary rooms at Hyatt locations across the globe, free colleague meals during shifts, wellbeing & educational assistance and many more!​ Don't forget, Colleagues are able to use accrued vacation time after 90 days of employment!

Thompson Denver team members work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards.  Whether it’s career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

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