Executive Chef - Wyndham Garden Manama

Location: 

Manama, BH

Property Name:  Wyndham Garden Manama
Req Id:  23497

Wyndham Garden Manama has an opening for an experienced Executive Chef to head its Multi Cuisine Culinary Department.

Job Summary

The Executive Chef is responsible for coordinating, supervising and directing all aspects of the hotel’s food production, while maintaining profitable F&B operations and high quality products and service levels.  He/she is expected to provide training for all staff, meet corporate quality standards, establish and enforce food specifications, portion control, recipes and sanitation.The Executive Chef is also responsible for controlling food and labor costs while maximizing guest satisfaction.

Education & Experience

  • Preferably a culinary degree and at least 5 years of progressive experience in a hotel field.
  • Previous supervisor responsibility is required.
  • Must have knowledge of F&B preparation techniques, health department rules and regulations, liquor laws and regulations.

Physical Requirements

  • Long hours sometimes required.
  • Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

General Requirements

  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Participate in M.O.D. coverage as required.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags.
  • Comply with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Fundamental Requirements

  • Work with other F&B managers and keep them informed of F&B issues as they arise.
  • Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring his/her attention.
  • Coordinate and monitor all phases of Loss Prevention in kitchen areas.
  • Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.
  • Monitor quality of all food product and presentation.
  • Ensure preparation of required reports, including (but not limited to) Wage Progress, payroll, revenue, employee Schedules, quarterly actions plans.
  • Oversee all aspects of the daily operation of the kitchen and food production areas.
  • Respond to guest complaints in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with SOP’s in all outlets.
  • Ensure compliance with requisition procedures.
  • Conduct staff performance reviews in accordance with Wyndham standards.
  • Understand, implement and monitor corporate promotions in outlets, including buffet and three-meal concept standards.
  • Know and enforce all local health department sanitation laws.
  • Work with the Director of F&B to create and implement menus.
  • Design and implement employee cafeteria rotating menu and oversee cafeteria operations.
  • Coordinate, supervise and direct the Stewarding Department.
  • Compute daily food cost.
  • Develop proper training and direction of departmental assistants in compliance with company standards of quality, specifications, portion control, recipes, employee relations, sanitation, etc.
  • Understand daily forecasts and customer counts.
  • Coordinate all par stock levels.
  • Assess food portion size, visual appeal, taste and temperature of items served.
  • Direct and train all chefs to ensure adequate operation in all outlets.
  • Create menus for prospective clients.
  • Review and approve weekly payroll.
  • Check food purchases for proper ordering, quality and price structure.
  • Oversee daily activities such as preparation for all food items, receiving daily inventories, log-on report and food cost report.
  • Communicate to Engineering any physical maintenance problems.
  • Assist catering sales on all special menus and price structures.

What we expect from you

You will play an important part in our mission to make travel possible for all by:

∙ Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

∙ Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

∙ Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

∙ Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

∙ Competitive salary and benefits.

∙ Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

∙ A Culture of Diversity & Inclusion - Our inclusive culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers and communities around the world.

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler.  Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.