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Sage Hospitality Group Banquet Sous Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

Why us?

Iconic architecture, a thriving culinary scene, beautifully landscaped public spaces and an array of museums are just part of what draws visitors to the Windy City. At The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, a luxury hotel set atop Water Tower Place in the historic Gold Coast, guests will have every chance to explore the city, from shopping along Michigan Avenue to viewing famous works at the Art Institute. Yet with our hotel’s spa, rooftop lounge, locally inspired restaurant, indoor lap pool and spacious accommodations overlooking the city, guests may not want to leave the premises.

Recognized as “the gold standard” of hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton selects only the most passionate and skilled hospitality professionals. As one of our Ladies and Gentlemen, you will reflect the values that make us the world’s finest luxury brand. Here, in a diverse environment where individual aspirations are fulfilled and quality of life is enhanced, you will be inspired to work along side your fellow employees to bring special moments to life for our guests and each other.

Job Overview

Coordinate, plan and supervise the production, plating and presentation of the food at all Banquet events in a cost effective, safe manner to meet/exceed customer expectations and attract future business. Responsible for the daily production of all banquet food. Assists in the creation and recommends menu changes. Recommends and implements procedural/production changes. Position reports to the Executive Chef.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise daily production of food for all the catered events; control food and labor costs, ensure preparation, plating and presentation standards are maintained, the appropriate quantity of food is prepared and safety standards and regulations are followed to provide top quality food.

  • Supervise banquet kitchen employees; interview, schedule, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, resolve problems, provide open communication, recommend and conduct performance and salary reviews, recommend discipline, as appropriate.

  • Analyze Banquet Event Orders, plan and coordinate the functions with the catering staff to ensure events meet/exceed customer expectations.

  • Monitor and control maintenance/sanitation of the kitchen and equipment to ensure a healthy, safe work environment which meets/exceeds federal, state, corporate and franchise standards and regulations.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

One or two years of post-high school education

ServSafe® Certification - Food Safety Certification

Experience

One or two years of post-high school education

Knowledge/Skills

  • Requires thorough knowledge of the catering and food profession in order to perform non-repetitive analytical work.

  • Requires knowledge of policies and procedures and the ability to determine course of action based on these guidelines. Requires supervision/management skills. Requires oral and written communication skills.

  • Must have moderate hearing -to hear equipment timers and communicate with other staff.

  • Must have excellent vision to see that product is prepared appropriately.

  • Must have moderate speech communication skills to be able to communicate with staff.

  • Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read and understand all BEO's

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lifting/Pushing/Pulling/Carrying: All these functions are essential because of the heavy production associated with Banquets. Items include food, small equipment, 75% of the time.

  • Bending does become necessary when using the lower oven for cooking, 5-10 times a day.

  • Full range of mobility and the ability to travel 30-50 feet on a regular basis, throughout the day.

  • Standing usually during preparation or plate -up to one hour at a time, usually 3-5 times a day.

  • No climbing required.

  • No driving required.

Environment

Inside 95% of full shift

Benefits

Medical

Dental

Vision

401K

ID: 2023-16165

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Ritz Carlton Chicago

Outlet: Banquets

Category: Culinary

Address : 160 E Pearson St

City : Chicago

State : Illinois

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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