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SOUS CHEF PRODUCTION/GARDE MANGER

SOUS CHEF PRODUCTION/GARDE MANGER

Requisition ID 
2017-16681
Job Location(s) 
US-FL-Hollywood
Seminole Property 
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood
Category 
Food & Beverage - Culinary
Shift 
Varies
Position Type 
Full Time

Opportunity Details

Overview

pool - HWHR (smaller)

 

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, located minutes from Fort Lauderdale's world-famous beach, features a AAA Four Diamond resort with 469 luxury rooms and suites, over 100 tables, 2000 slot machines, award-winning restaurants, high-energy nightlife, a lagoon-style pool and Beach Club, a Hard Rock-inspired spa, and premium meeting and convention space. The property is currently undergoing a $1.5 million expansion. When the development is complete in mid-2019, Seminole Hard Rock will be home to an iconic guitar hotel tower that will include a Hard Rock Casino, nearly doubling its current size with 3,267 slot machines, 178 table games plus a new 18,000-square-foot poker room. The existing Hard Rock Live arena will be razed in March 2018, and replaced with a state-of-the-art 7,000-seat Hard Rock Live venue in a theater-style configuration. For more information please visit https://www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com.

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Executive Sous Chef, incumbent is responsible for supervising the staff and daily operations of the kitchen. Ensures a fresh, positive and exciting environment where safety, flawless delivery and execution of product excellence and service are paramount.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Exhibit conduct in accordance with all Gaming Commission Regulations and Seminole Tribe of Florida departmental policies and procedures.
  • Accountable for overseeing a section of the kitchen to ensure that the overall operation runs smoothly and effectively.
  • Place & check food requisitions in accordance with menus.
  • Handle and follow up all incidents immediately, and report accurately
  • Train staff at lower levels and coach and direct employees to perform to Kitchen Operations.
  • Use correct techniques, procedures and recipes for preparing and cooking food.
  • Apply culinary skills to prepare meals, with flavor, ingredients, temperature, presentation and quality consistent with standards and guest expectations
  • Maintaining food cost to parameter given by the company.
  • Check food cost on a daily basis and ensure continual awareness of monthly food cost.
  • Develop and maintain high standards of hygiene within kitchens.
  • Keeping outlet ahead of HACCP standards
  • Ensure service is fast, fun, friendly, fresh, and focused.
  • Ensuring that all HACCP folders, forms, records and procedures are adhered to and updated at all times
  • Develop department members’ knowledge and skills through education, training, coaching, corrective counseling, etc.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to ensuring responsible gaming and responsible alcohol service by discreetly notifying appropriate management of concerns and observations.
  • Conduct personal behavior and select, train, coach, counsel, appraise and retain direct reports who consistently perform actions and behaviors that reinforce the Company’s Mission and Values of Communication, Integrity, Fun, Respect, Accountability, Passion and Dedication.
  • Demonstrate commitment to assisting in the development of Seminole Tribe members participating in the Tribal Career Development program and, when a Seminole Tribe member’s assignment falls within your direct area of responsibility, act as a personal mentor/career advisor to the Tribe Member and submit progress reports and information to the Director of Tribal Development.
  • Ensure prompt and discreet notification to appropriate management and/or the Ethics Hotline of any observation of illegal acts or internal ethics violations.
  • Ensure appropriate staffing levels to best manage labor costs while maintaining outstanding guest service.
  • Stays abreast of the current trends and practices within area of responsibility and communicates pertinent information to management, peers, direct reports and team members as appropriate.
  • Ensure activities comply with relevant statutory and regulatory requirements, legal demands and professional and ethical standards.
  • Comply with all internal policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Culinary degree required and a minimum of four (4) years of culinary experience along with two (2) years of kitchen supervisory experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Training in Pastry, Garde Manger, Butchery, Bakery, Hot Production, Japanese Cooking, A La Carte, Buffet, and Kitchen Artistry outlets required
  • A sound knowledge of Japanese, American, and European style of cooking required.

 

Work Environment:

  • May be exposed to casino related environmental factors including, but not limited to, second hand smoke and excessive noise.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • The Casino environment is hectic, fast-paced and often crowded and noisy. May be exposed to casino related environmental factors including, but not limited to, second hand smoke, excessive noise and constant exposure to general public.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with guests in English, specific to position duties and responsibilities.

 

 

 

  

Closing:

The Tribal Council gives preference in all of its employment practices to Native Americans. First preference in hiring, training, promoting and in all other aspects of employment is given to members of the Seminole Tribe who meet the job requirements. Second preference is given to members of other federally recognized Native American Tribes who meet the job requirements.

 

As part of Seminole Gaming’s employment process, final candidates will be required to obtain gaming licensure by completing a background check with Seminole Gaming Compliance and Regulations, prior to an offer being extended. These background checks may include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Credit Check
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Drug Screen

 

 

 

Disclaimer
While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the current job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).

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