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Sous Chef
San Francisco, California
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Chef Job in San Francisco, California

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The Loews Regency San Francisco is seeking a Sous Chef to join our property, recently acquired in the San Francisco market. This property is widely regarded as the top hotel in the San Francisco market, largely due to all guest rooms having panoramic city or bay views, as well as its achievement of a Forbes Five-Star rating. The Sous Chef is a key member of the Culinary Team and will work closely with the Executive Chef. The Sous Chef will take full responsibility for his or her area of responsibility. Leading, teaching and coaching colleagues, under the guidance of the Executive Chef. Striving to exceed guests expectations, while working as a team with other Sous Chefs. •Prepare in accordance with quality, availability and seasonality and ensure market lists are completed on a daily and weekly basis •Strive for perfection in the outlet, 100 % Guest satisfaction •Assist and help coordinate all menu planning and implementation •Ensure food standards and presentation are maintained and always improved •Organize food production in an cost effective and hygienic manner •Assist in recruitment, training and coaching of all kitchen staff; participate in the evaluation of colleagues. •Trains, develops, supervises and directs kitchen staff in all aspects of kitchen operations including proper handling, storage, and transport of all fresh food products. •Understands HACCP standards. •Constantly strive to improve operating procedures •Find ways to improve the efficiency of the operations that will benefit our clients •Find methods of reducing costs without affecting the level of service or product received by the guests •Maintain and monitor Safe and Sound Procedures •Be an effective listener •Attend meetings when designated to do so •Control food cost by maintaining food standards at reasonable cost through liaison with the Purchasing Department to check prices, market price fluctuation, quality, etc. Required Skills and Experience •Culinary school degree or equivalent •Up to Date Sanitation Classes •Minimum of 5 years in hotel/restaurant culinary business •Minimum of two years management experience in a high volume or fine dining establishment •Possess a good written and verbal command of the English Language. •Possess a pleasant and outgoing personality •Thorough knowledge cooking fundamentals •Working knowledge of advanced techniques •Able to organize large parties •Extensive knowledge of kitchen equipment •Working knowledge of mathematics for recipes, ordering, and financial research purposes •Working knowledge of computers and basic software •Work in high stress conditions •Ability to delegate responsibility, pay attention to detail, handle multiple tasks and show a high level of patience •Able to work flexible shifts Desirable •Luxury hotel experience highly desirable •Multi-lingual •Prior experience in a renovation or pre-opening environment The above is not to be considered all inclusive list of responsibilities and duties may vary. About Loews Hotels Loews Hotels is a vibrant collection of one-of-a-kind hotels with distinct personalities. Each hotel and resort offers high-quality accommodations, impressive surroundings, personalized service, and thoughtful amenities for a luxurious guest experience. As a company we care about our guests, our community and our team members. Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels manages properties in most major markets in the U.S. and Canada. Each property goes beyond Four Diamond standards to provide guests with a supremely comfortable, uniquely local travel experience at a great value. Loews Hotels boast prime locations in the cities of New York, Washington DC, Denver, Los Angeles, Nashville, Philadelphia, Annapolis, Montreal, and Quebec City, as well as world-renowned vacation destinations such as Miami's South Beach, Universal Orlando, New Orleans, Tucson, St. Pete Beach, and California's Coronado Island. Loews has established some of the industry's most innovative and successful travel programs, including Loews Loves Kids for families and Loews Loves Pets for discerning animals on the road. At Loews Hotels, our team members' commitment to our guests and dedication to our communities is cherished. We seek genuine individuals who are able to engage and delight our guests by providing Four Diamond AND MORE service. We invest in training and development opportunities for all team members, so they may grow and develop as individuals. We embrace diversity at our core and offer the opportunity for all team members to reach their potential as professionals. At Loews Hotels, we seek to create a dynamic culture that makes work interesting, challenging, fulfilling and fun. As part of our commitment to our team members, Loews Hotels is proud to offer competitive compensation and benefit plans tailored to each marketplace. These include: Pay that meets or exceeds area standards Retirement (401-K) Medical and dental coverage Short and long-term disability Life insurance Holiday and vacation pay Team member assistance plans Career development programs

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