Pyramid Hotel Group

  • Chef De Cuisine

    Hotel/Resort Name Hyatt Place / Hyatt House Charleston Historic District
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/11/2019 10:51 AM)
    Location : Company Name
    Pyramid Hotel Group
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    # of Openings
    Requisition ID
  • About Us


    The chef de cuisine is responsible for all culinary activities for the Food & Beverage Department.  This position will oversee all activity in the kitchen, train personnel, plan menus, oversee product purchasing and manage culinary budget.


    Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:                                                              

    • Make periodic and regular inspections of units to observe quality of food preparation and service; food appearance; and cleanliness and sanitation of production and service areas, equipment and employee appearance.
    • Coordinate all training activities for kitchen, bakery, butcher shop and other production and service employees, including the identification and analysis of training needs and the design and implementation of programs to address these deficiencies.
    • Develop recipes and portion specifications in accordance with consumer tastes, nutritional needs, product specifications, ease of preparation and established procedures and budgetary constraints; participate in other menu planning activities to include the determination of purchasing specifications, product and recipe testing and menu development.
    • Assist operation managers as requested in areas such as plate presentation, special function menu planning and the design of new service areas.
    • Prepare operational reports and analyses setting forth progress and adverse trends and make appropriate recommendations.
    • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein
    • Maintain a clean and sanitized work area including cutting boards, counters and work spaces.
    • Exhibits a positive “can do” attitude.
    • Wears and maintains proper attire.
    • All other duties requested by management team.
    • All other duties detailed in the Pyramid Hotel Group manual.


    Supervisory Responsibilities: This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department


    Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience: Experience in a hotel culinary environment required. Must have excellent organizational skills. Four years of progressive experience in high-volume food production or catering, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.


    Language, Mathematical, and Reasoning Skills:  Must be able to communicate clearly with guests, customers and employees.  Must be able to make appropriate judgments regarding the cooking responsibilities. 


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Food Safety Manager Certified


    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Candidate must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs and be able to work long hours/split shifts and be able to handle stressful conditions.  Frequently required to walk and stand for long periods of time.  Requires ability to reach, grab, and feel.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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