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Executive Sous Chef

Company: The Slate Hotel Denver - Tapestry by Hilton
Location: Denver
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

City, State:

Denver, Colorado

The Slate Denver, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, was built in the landmark building that formerly housed the Emily Griffith Opportunity School. Located just steps from the Colorado Convention Center in the heart of downtown Denver, The Slate's vibrant destination is the cornerstone of Denver's newest and most intriguing gathering spot. This modern yet nostalgic property offers modern accommodations, fresh restaurant concept and unique meeting space. Come join our team and be a part of history!

Pay rate $62K-$67K annually

The purpose of the EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF is to direct and participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.


--- Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.

--- Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.

--- Check the quantity and quality of received products.

--- Order or requisition food or other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.

--- Supervise or coordinate activities of cooks or workers engaged in food preparation and kitchen maintenance.

--- Inspect supplies, equipment, or work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.

--- Determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays.

--- Instruct cooks or other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.

--- Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.

--- Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes or menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients or the likely number of customers.

--- Maintains regular attendance and is consistently on time.

--- Maintains high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include compliance with the dress code.

--- Performs any other duties as requested by supervisor.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies. Other competencies not listed may be required for specific positions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Associate demonstrates ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT

-Observes and adheres to safety and security procedures, promoting a safe work environment.
-Ensures new hires complete new hire orientation.

Associate demonstrates INITIATIVE

-Seeks out new assignments and assumes additional duties when necessary.

-Able to reach effective solutions, poses good questions, consults helpful resources, and does not stop at the first answer he/she comes across.

Associate demonstrates exemplary DEPENDABILITY / RELIABILITY

-Can be relied upon regarding task completion and follow up.
-Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.

Associate demonstrates ACCOUNTABILITY for their job performance

-Takes ownership of all work performed and communicated.

-Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Associate demonstrates acceptable PRODUCTIVITY standards

-Organizes resources, performs tasks, and coordinates with other functions to most effectively and efficiently perform work responsibilities and accomplish objectives on a timely basis.
-Assists department in exceeding productivity standards.

Associate demonstrates effective PROBLEM SOLVING

-Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, using intuition and experience to complement data.
-Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Associate demonstrates WORKPLACE RESPECT to all associates

-Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy and promotes a harassment-free environment.
-Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
-Able to build morale and group commitments to achieve goals and objectives.

Associate demonstrates effective ORAL /WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

-Practices attentive and active listening with all employees.
-Listens without interruption and gets clarification.
-Actively participates in meetings, contributing ideas to improve the company.

Associate demonstrates excellent CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS

-Solicits customer feedback to improve service.

-Personally demonstrates a commitment to customer service by anticipating and responding promptly to guest needs.

Associate demonstrates effective FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT skills

-Monitors and controls labor costs.
-Seeks approval for overtime, if required.

Associate effectively MANAGES PEOPLE

-Provides regular performance feedback and proactively addresses performance concerns of staff.

-Develops staff so that successful customer service scores are achieved.

Keywords: The Slate Hotel Denver - Tapestry by Hilton, Denver , Executive Sous Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Denver, Colorado

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