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Sous Chef
Blue Duck Tavern
Park Hyatt Washington, 1201 24th St NW, Washington, DC, United States
Blue Duck Tavern hiring Sous Chef in Washington, DC

Blue Duck Tavern hiring Sous Chef in Washington, DC

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jun 16, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

4 years


Job Details
Join us for this incredible opportunity to be part of ourCulinary team as a Sous Chef at the acclaimed Blue Duck Tavern at Park Hyatt Washington! Not only will you be a part of an elite luxury service team, but you will get to be part of a company that earned the 16th spot on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2021!
 
At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences to each every guest.  Hyatt is a place where high expectations aren't just met-they're exceeded. It's a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry.  It's a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture.  
  
Our Hyatt Culture is represented by our mission, values, and goals through: Innovative, Respect, Service-Oriented and Inclusion.  Innovative, Hyatt is forward thinking and passionate as we seek new ways to advance in the hospitality industry. Respect, Hyatt associates are inspired by the team's spirit and camaraderie given to one another.  Service-Oriented, Hyatt is customer focused by providing authentic hospitality in every way every time.  Diversity and Inclusion, Diversity is an integral part of who we are and what we represent. 
  
The goal of the Sous Chef is to manage a specific department and work with the Executive Chef and/or Executive Sous Chef to create, implement and maintain quality standards. In some instances the Sous Chef will be expected to be responsible for the entire operation in the absence of the Executive Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef. The ideal Sous Chef will accomplish their tasks by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest experience. 


We offer excellent benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance after only 30 days
  • Free room nights, Discounted and Friends & Family Room Rates
  • Discounted F&B when staying at Hyatt Hotels
  • 401(k) Retirement Matching Plan (up to 4%)
  • Paid Time Off including new child leave!
  • Highly competitive salaries and incentives
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training programs 
  • Complimentary Employee Meals
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Discounts at various retailers – Apple, AT&T, Verizon, Headspace and many more
Qualifications:
  • Michelin level experience required.  Supervisor experience / leadership.
  • Advanced technical skills, innovative.
  • Strong communication and organiazational skills.
  • Capabilities to lead busy services effectively
  • In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations
  • Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills
  • Experience with training, basic financial management and customer service
  • Proficient in general computer knowledge
  • A true desire to exceed guest expectations in a fast paced customer service environment
  • Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner
  • Strong training and communication skills
  • Culinary education and/or on the job training, hotel experience preferred
  • Schedule flexibility required - 10 hour shifts
  • Food safety manager certification
Responsibilities include: 
  • Support senior leadership by developing and assuming basic management responsibilities
  • Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments
  • Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items
  • Develop and implement creative menu items that adhere to Hyatt brand standards
  • Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions
  • Manage hourly kitchen employees through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring
  • May manage other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisor and other less senior Sous Chefs
  • Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results
  • Monitor food production, ordering, cost, and quality and consistency on a daily basis
  • Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment
 
Hyatt develops Sous Chefs to progress into the role of Executive Sous Chef through the training of Banquets, Restaurants and Garde Manager. Sous Chefs report directly to the Executive Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef.
 
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts believes in strong commitment to promotion from within.  Begin your career today as the Sous Chef and find yourself as a Executive Sous Chef within a few years.  70% of management hired is from within Hyatt, 89% of Managing Committee is promoted from within.  The statistics are there; make it your next step!
 
Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards.  Hyatt has the best to offer in the culinary field. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program


Required Skills

Menu Development

Recipe Development

Kitchen Management

Advanced Knife Skills

Basic Knife Skills

Food Safety Knowledge

Safety Procedures Knowledge

Plating and Presentation

Ordering / Purchasing

Inventory

Receiving

Scheduling

Team Development and Training

200 Covers Per Night

Wood Fire Cooking

Conflict Resolution

Food and Beverage Pairing Knowledge

Expediting

Communication

Team Management

Leadership

Safety and Sanitation

Teamwork

Multitasking

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

Attention to Detail

Beverage Knowledge

Decision-Making

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American

Upscale Casual

Part of Park Hyatt Washington

Blue Duck Tavern’s open kitchen with a central focus on its wood-burning oven welcomes both travelers and locals alike to gather and celebrate in good taste. The menu of Blue Duck Tavern intelligently showcases the best of the season as Executive Chef Adam Howard brings sharply focused and bold flavors to the table through simple, time-honored cooking methods and modern technologies. Chef Howard slow roasts three-quarters of the menu in the wood-burning oven, while using braising, preserving, and smoking techniques to bring the true flavors of America's simple, wholesome foods to Blue Duck Tavern’s guests.

With an open staff pantry and kitchen, a glass-enclosed wine cellar, a Chef’s Table seating up to twenty, and Washington’s first commercial Molteni range custom designed in blue lacquer, guests experience an innovative setting by internationally renowned New York designer Tony Chi. Blue Duck Tavern is open daily and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

Awarded one Michelin star in 2017; 2018 and 2019 and acclaimed locally as one of the best restaurants in Washington, D.C., Blue Duck Tavern brings exceptional regional American cuisine to

website: parkhyattwashington.com
phone: 202-419-6755

website: parkhyattwashington.com
phone: 202-419-6755

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