1. Integral
  2. Permanente
  4. Culinária


Fairmont Austin, Austin, United States



Executive Chef, Garrison


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Your team and working environment:

Austin's largest luxury property, Fairmont Austin offers 1,048 guestrooms and suites, along with over 140,000 square feet of meeting and event space. This is your opportunity to be part of the most innovative and passionate hotel teams in one of the fastest growing markets in the United States.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit  https://careers.accor.com/

Job Description

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Showcasing your artistic culinary talents through your menu design
  • Leading the local market restaurant industry with trend setting food offerings
  • Strives to advance his/her knowledge, skills and abilities and consistently shares same with others
  • Making key operating decisions that impact the F&B offering for the restaurant
  • Training a team of diverse and professional Colleagues to deliver on our dining experience
  • Responsible for the food culture and food safety of the restaurant
  • Being a key leader in the hotel operations team
  • Oversees daily Culinary operation and sets direction of the team and menu
  • Works in conjunction with the PR and Marketing team to grow Garrison revenues via social and other marketing campaigns
  • Preparation of financial forecasts and budgets for the Restaurant team including ordering of product and scheduling of team members
  • Ensuring proper inventory control and ordering practices are utilized
  • Sets and oversees the goals as identified through employee engagement surveys.
  • Leading initiatives to guarantee Guest Satisfaction Scores are achieved
  • Training and development of culinary team members with emphasis on team leads, food presentation and preparation methods
  • In conjunction with other leaders, the Executive Chef, Garrison, will ensure the kitchen is maintained in optimum condition
  • Instrumental in running a department that meets Health & Safety committee objectives
  • Will support and provide direction for the menu development and implementation of menus with consideration to banquet concept, food trends, Guest Satisfaction results & food cost
  • Actively involved in kitchen and department head meetings



  • Creative, self-motivated, detail oriented and well organized
  • Product and quality obsessed with good knowledge in menu engineering and design
  • A team player with the ability to train, coach and motivate employees.
  • Experience leading a fast paced culinary operation
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Previous experience scheduling of a large culinary team
  • Understanding of labor costs and productivity
  • Versed on calculation of food cost; Experience with conducting food inventories and understanding of inventory turn-over

Additional Information

Physical Demands

This position requires:

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift.
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs.
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling.
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps.

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years leadership experience in a luxury, high volume hotel.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

Fairmont Austin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/M/F/V/D.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Diversidade & Inclusão para a Accor significa acolher cada um e respeitar suas diferenças, priorizando apenas qualidades e habilidades na ampliação de oportunidades de emprego e desenvolvimento. Nossa ambição é proporcionar emprego com propósito, e uma cultura acolhedora, excelentes condições de trabalho e promover o desenvolvimento de todas as pessoas, incluindo as pessoas com deficiência. Não hesite em nos informar de quaisquer necessidades específicas que possa ter para que possamos levá-las em consideração.


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