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Executive Chef in Portland, Oregon

Why us?

The Bidwell Hotel is seeking an Executive Chef to join our team in serving guests with creativity and passion!

Work Where You Belong! The Bidwell is a luxury hotel in downtown Portland offering guests easy access to the city’s shopping, dining, and top attractions including Powell's Bookstore, Multnomah Falls, and Pearl District. Foodies can tour the 100s of restaurants and bars right around the corner along with parks and outdoor spaces. Try our hip High Horse restaurant and bar featuring views of Portland’s Theater district and an elevated selection of regionally inspired food and drinks or unwind at our spacious M Club lounge. Each spacious room offers a stunning view of the city, mountains or beautiful West Hills and features state-of-the-art amenities including a 65-inch HDTV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Hotel amenities include refillable water stations on every floor, a fitness center with Peloton bikes and TRX equipment

As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.

We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We’re not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it’s what industry leaders do. That’s why we welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do—it’s really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!

Job 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.

Responsibilities

  • Position is responsible for long and short term planning and day-to-day operations of the kitchen and related areas.

  • Recommends menu and procedural changes.

  • Recommends the budget and manages food and labor costs within approved budget constraints.

  • Performs all essential functions while adhering to all SOP's and future food programs to ensure a consistent, quality product.

  • Manage associates and managers in the kitchen in order to attract, retain and motivate the employees while providing a safe environment; hire, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communication vehicles and discipline and terminate as appropriate.

  • Plan and manage the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food in the hotel in a safe, sanitary, cost effective manner.

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

  • Develop, recommend, implement and manage the department's budget; continually analyze, forecast, monitor and control the labor and food costs through various methods to meet/exceed management/budget objectives.

  • Develop and implement menus and back-up (use records, production lists, pars, training, etc.) within corporate guidelines to continually improve revenues and profit margins while maintaining quality.

  • Execute and promote the Accident Prevention Program to minimize liabilities and related expenses.

Qualifications

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).

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.

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 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.

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.

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts

  • Basic Life and AD&D insurance

  • Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays

  • Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.

  • Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.

ID: 2022-15141

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : Bidwell Hotel

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Culinary

Min: USD $70,000.00/Yr.

Max: USD $80,000.00/Yr.

Address : 520 SW Broadway

City : Portland

State : Oregon

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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