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Specialty Restaurant Chef - Old Hickory Steakhouse

Company Name:
Gaylord Hotels
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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
located at
201 Waterfront Street,
Oxon Hill, MD, 20745
is currently hiring a
Specialty Restaurant Chef - Old Hickory Steakhouse
Responsibilities include: Accountable for the quality, consistency and production of the specialty restaurant kitchen. Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions. Coordinates menus, purchasing, staffing and food preparation for the property's specialty restaurant. Works with team to improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget. Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved. Develops and trains team to improve results.
CANDIDATE PROFILE
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.
OR
2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Setting and Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met for Specialty Restaurant
Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions for specialty restaurant.
Supervises specialty restaurant kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.
Maintains food preparation handling and correct storage standards.
Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.
Plans and manages food quantities and plating requirements for the specialty restaurant.
Communications production needs to key personnel.
Assists in developing daily and seasonal menu items for the specialty restaurant.
Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
Estimates daily specialty restaurant production needs.
Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
Determines how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.
Leading Kitchen Team
Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
Leads shift teams while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
Supervises and manages specialty restaurant kitchen employees. Managing all day-to-day operations. Understanding employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence.
Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
Serving as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
Ensuring and maintaining the productivity level of employees.
Additional Responsibilities
Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.
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