Literally steps away from Waikiki Beach, shopping and dining, The Laylow, Autograph Collection Hotel is a 1960’s Hawaiian Modern aesthetic hotel in lush garden surroundings. Focused on the relaxed vacation vibe, this hotel transports visitors and employees alike back in time through authentic mid-century furnishings and décor. Centrally located in the heart of Waikiki, it is just a short walk to the ocean, restaurants, shops, and nightlife; making it a fabulous place to work and further your career in the hospitality industry. Find out today what a career with Pyramid Hotel Group at The Laylow can mean for you!
We're looking for an experienced Executive Chef to lead our culinary team with Hideout at The Laylow.
The role of our Executive Chef is responsible for overseeing the culinary experience at our award winning Hideout restaurant. The Executive Chef is responsbile for all food production, develop menus, food purchase specifications and recipes. Supervise staff. Monitor food and labor budget for the department. Maintain highest professional food quality and sanitation standards
· High School Diploma or GED required.
· 5+ years in similar role.
· Understanding of professional cooking and banquet production.
· Great understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
· Previous executive chef / executive sous chef experience required.
· Professional communication skills are required.
· Ability to take and give direction.
· Ability to work in a team environment.
· Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
· Ability to appreciate and enjoy a diverse environment
· Must have problem solving abilities, be self-motivated and organized.
· Commitment to quality service and food and beverage knowledge.
· Serv Safe certification required.
· Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.
· Must be able to speak, read and understand cooking directions.
· Computer skills required: Microsoft Office and Windows
· Previous experience in upscale hotel environment with modern, progressive cuisine preferred
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