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EXECUTIVE CHEF - KURO

EXECUTIVE CHEF - KURO

Requisition ID 
2018-21217
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

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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 Creative Culinary Director, the incumbent is responsible for overseeing all kitchen operations including menu concepts, production, management and direction of culinary staff, health and sanitation standards, product specification and all costings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts themselves in accordance with all Gaming Commission Regulations, and Seminole Tribe of Florida/departmental policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for training and supervision of food production personnel.
  • Coordinate activities at different food production areas as required by the Executive Chef.
  • Monitor food costs and assist with requisition of daily food purchase orders.
  • Ensure that the production department maintains the standards set by the local and state health department codes.
  • Directly communicate with all supervisors and line team members on daily needs, requirements and expectations.
  • Develop department members’ knowledge and skills through education, training, coaching, corrective counseling, etc.
  • Communicate with management, other departments, and designated personnel to understand and address their needs.
  • Institute cost control procedures and standards of performance.
  • Counsel, guide, train and instruct assigned personnel in the proper performance of their duties, including kitchen personnel.
  • Work with manual and automated systems and develop or implement procedures, formats, budgets, testing, training and documentation.
  • Develop and implement operating standards as necessary.
  • Provide project leadership and project management as necessary.
  • Ensure all areas are in compliance with all applicable local, state and Federal laws and guidelines.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, hazard-free work environment within all areas of responsibility.
  • Develop department members’ knowledge and skills through education, training, coaching, corrective counseling, etc.
  • Ensure appropriate staffing levels to best manage labor costs while maintaining outstanding guest service.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Promote positive customer relations; handles customer complaints.
  • Promote positive public/team member relations at all times.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, hazard-free work environment within area of responsibility.
  • Communicate with members of management and line team members daily regarding job requirements, expectations and outstanding issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications

Culinary Arts degree preferred and a minimum of six (6) years in the role of Executive Chef of an outlet in a high volume, high end operations environment required or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Ability to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends and holidays is required.
  • Ability to deliver a service level which creates an atmosphere that makes our guests want to return, giving each guest a positive, memorable entertainment experience.
  • Commitment to routinely go above and beyond in the accomplishment of position responsibilities in an effort to play a role in the achievement of organizational goals.
  • Must present an image of excitement, enthusiasm, and outgoing personality, while being able to project a professional demeanor.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and guest service skills.
  • Ability to lead and mentor a diverse team of individuals.
  • Superior organizational and time management skills.

 

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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