Sage Hospitality Resources Executive Chef in Novi, Michigan

Req # 5891BR

Job Title Executive Chef

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name Doubletree Novi

City Novi

State MI

Why Us Come join a completely new leadership team and successful management company, Sage Hospitality! Our hotel received a $7MM+ room and lobby renovation within the last two years and is located in a highly prospering city of Novi, MI; and is within walking distance to dozens of premium local and chain restaurants and shopping centers.

Posting Overview

Plan and manage the kitchen staff in the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable, competitive, quality products.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Knowledge/Skills

Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or complex problems and food and beverage management.

Requires oral and written communication skills.

Must have moderate hearing to communicate with employees and to hear machinery, for safety reasons.

Must have excellent vision, for safety reasons.

Must have moderate speech communications skills to communicate with other employees.

Must have excellent comprehension and literacy to read and write, as well as analyze to fulfill budget.

Abilities

Lifting objects, 30-35 pounds, 3 to 5 times during the course of the shift (i.e. top round, prime rib, frozen boxes). Carrying, (ranging from clipboard to food products to small equipment). Kneeling -during times of inspections for proper cleanliness and monitoring once a week, as well as during lifting. Full mobility is required in order to usually inspect and monitor the kitchen environment. Continuous standing -while expediting, or cooking or inspecting. Anywhere from brief periods (15 minutes) to longer periods (1 hour). At least 50% of the day.

Education/Formal Training

More than two years of post high school education, but less than a degree from a four year college.

Experience

Experience required by position is five to ten years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Material/Equipment Used

Chemicals/Agents: grease strip, bleach, grease cutter, Lime Away.

Protective Clothing: hair restraint/hat, gloves, apron, safety shoes - approximately 100% of 8 hour shift.

Deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, flat top grill.

Environment

Inside 100% of 8 hour shift. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees. On the front line, temperatures can be over 100 degrees.

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.