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Franchise Hotel - Executive Sous Chef for InterContinental Bellevue at the Avenue

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Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Location: United States, Washington, Bellevue

Hotel: Bellevue at the Avenue - (SEAHA)

Job number: FRSEAHA2669

This job posting is for a position at a Hotel owned and operated by an independent franchisee, not by IHG or its affiliates. IHG has no involvement in the hiring or day-to-day employment policies or practices of franchisees.

By clicking the apply button, you will be applying for a position with an independently owned and operated franchise hotel, not with IHG or its affiliates, and IHG will not be your employer.

 

About Us

The “Avenue Bellevue” development is a newly constructed mixed-use hotel, retail & residence project "The Avenue" consisting of 365 luxury serviced condominium units in 2 towers opening Spring 2024, surrounded and in synergy with the 208 rooms and suite first class “InterContinental Hotel Bellevue”, convention center, several restaurants, 1,000-unit parking garage and extensive 100.000sf luxury retail space.


Your day to day

What’s on the menu for your next career move? As our new Executive Sous Chef, you could be leading the charge to ensure our guests enjoy a truly memorable experience. We are looking for an Executive Sous Chef to maintain and improve our culinary operations – through supervising the daily functions of the department, providing support and coaching to the culinary team, and working to cultivate a stellar guest experience. 

 

Every day is different, but you’ll mostly: 

  • Plan production of meals for the restaurant, in-room dining, and the bar. 
  • Assist in recruiting, training, scheduling, supervising, and coaching members of the culinary team. 
  • Ensure that all food items are well prepared with regard to quality, consistency, eye appeal and taste by observing and providing instruction to cooks as needed. 
  • Establish specific goals and standards of performance management principles and practices to fully maximize productivity of the outlet leadership and line employees. 
  • Develop recipes for and suggest methods and procedures to culinary team if needed. 
  • Oversee established food specifications, portion control, recipes, and sanitation, and develop plans to correct issues. 
  • Act as Executive Chef in their absence. 
  • Coordinate the proper receiving of all products delivered to the kitchen in concert with or in place of Chef de Cuisine in their absence (e.g. checking the quantity and quality of received products; ensure feedback to receiving and effective recording of variances; etc.). 
  • Directs and participates in preparing and producing food items. 
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established cleaning and maintenance standards. 
  • Collaborate with Executive Chef and/or Chef de Cuisine to analyze recipes to assign prices to menu items based on product cost, labor, wastage, and competitive sets.  
  • Ensure that all culinary receive appropriate rest periods and meal periods when needed. 
  • Oversee monthly inventory of food items. 
  • Assist Executive Chef and/or Chef de Cuisine in meeting and/or exceeding monthly budgetary goals as it relates to revenue and cost percentages. 
  • Attend and participate in weekly kitchen financial meeting with culinary managers. 
  • Attend and participate in all kitchen and culinary related meetings. 
  • Attend and participate in quarterly Leadership Meeting with all managers (when needed). 

 


What we need from you

What we need from you: 

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds. 
  • Service oriented style with professional presentation skills. 
  • Must possess the following strengths: openness to learning and growing culinary and managerial knowledge, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, proven track record in high volume concept, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and ability to improve the bottom line. 
  • Previous hotel pre-opening experience preferred, but not required. 
  • Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and administrative skills. 
  • Experience implementing new F&B concepts. 
  • Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Valid Food Handler's certification

 

Compensation: 

The compensation for this position is $85,000-95,000/year, depending on experience. 


What we offer

Pyramid Global Hospitality (“Pyramid”) is a leading hotel management company, operating in the US, Caribbean, and Western Europe. With portfolio revenues exceeding $3 billion, Pyramid manages 220 hotels, resorts, and conference centers, both branded and independent. The firm maintains offices in Boston (Headquarters), Cincinnati, Houston, and London. 

What really sets us apart from its competitors is our reputation as an employer. Professional growth is not just possible throughout the company but planned and encouraged. The Leadership Team at Pyramid considers team member development its priority, understanding that success is only achieved in a workplace where every contributor is respected and recognized. This is why we deliver superior results. 

To care for you and your family, we also offer a comprehensive benefits program. 

 

Your financial well-being:  

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Competitive Matching 401K  
  • Basic Life and Accidental Dismemberment Insurance 
  • Basic Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Life Insurance buy-ups 

 

Your/your family’s health care:  

  • Medical (we offer four plans through United Healthcare), dental, and vision insurance – available to you on the first of the month after your start date  
  • Express Scripts Online Pharmacy  
  • Health Savings Account 
  • Healthcare Flexible Saving Account 
  • Supplemental Medical Insurance including Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, and Hospitality Indemnity 
  • Supplemental Short-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Pet Insurance through Figo 

 

Your time off: 

  • Hotel Discount Program (you will have access to Pyramid’s as well as IHG’s hotel networks) 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Paid Holidays 

 

Your day-to-day: 

  • Commuter benefits 
  • Delicious free shift meal at our employee cafeteria 
  • Stellar back-of-house facilities 
  • Dry cleaning for uniforms and work attire 
  • Support, training, and mentorship from management 
  • Employee Recognition Programs  
  • Career growth opportunities 

 

Working with Pyramid Global hospitality is working for an employer that cares about your well-being where we put our people first. Come join us and experience career growth! We give our people everything they need to succeed. From a competitive salary that rewards all your hard work to a wide range of benefits designed to help you live your best work life. 

We welcome everyone and create inclusive teams where we celebrate difference and encourage colleagues to bring their whole selves to work. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. We promote a culture of trust, support, and acceptance. Always welcoming different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. 

We give our people everything they need to succeed. From a competitive salary that rewards all your hard work to a wide range of benefits designed to help you live your best work life.
We welcome everyone and create inclusive teams where we celebrate difference and encourage colleagues to bring their whole selves to work. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. We promote a culture of trust, support, and acceptance. Always welcoming different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.
So, join us and you’ll become part of our hotel family.

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