1. Tiempo completo
  2. Permanente
  3. Cocina
  4. ACCOR


Fairmont San Francisco, San Francisco, United States



Executive Chef


Luxury & Lifestyle

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Company Description

​​​​​Since 1907, Fairmont has served as the San Francisco residence for U.S. presidents, world leaders and entertainment stars. The landmark hotel offers 606 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, three distinctive restaurants, a health club and easy access to the city’s most popular attractions. Fairmont San Francisco is located atop Nob Hill at 950 Mason Street.

Fairmont is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Feel free to visit our website at http://www.fairmont.com/ to find out more about our company.

Job Description

Executive Chef

What is in it for you:

Reporting to the Director of Food and Beverage, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • Be innovative, detailed oriented, quality conscious and aware of new trends in presentation and preparation
  • Effectively plan and develop menus for the hotel considering factors such as product availability, food and service cost, marketing conditions and business volume; assign prices for daily menus that result in net profit; participate in making decisions regarding printing, layout, posting, and distribution of menus while ensuring the correct preparation and presentation of a consistent level for all food items prepared through production and demonstration
  • Uphold all hygiene and sanitary regulations from local regulations as well as Accor regulations
  • Enforce a safe work environment by upholding the safety standards
  • Seek opportunities to increase revenues
  • Promote departmental teamwork and a good work environment
  • Direct involvement with employee development; continuously provides and/or encourages employees in opportunities for internal and external training
  • Ensure high quality food production
  • Maintain productivity standards 
  • Maintain proper staffing levels within all departments in the kitchen
  • Ensure the department operation budget is strictly adhered to and that all costs are controlled
  • Promote professional work habits that will develop an environment of respect, integrity, teamwork, and empowerment
  • Attend, plan, and participate in kitchen meetings as well as other hotel meetings
  • Set clear objectives and expectations for culinary and stewarding leadership team Manages team performance
  • Oversees stewarding department
  • Executive steward reports to this role
  • Consistently aligns own actions and the teams with the values and leadership culture of Accor
  • Questions established processes and procedures and looks for alternative solutions
  • Communicates regularly to all team members, using multiple and appropriate channels
  • Control labor and operating expenses through effective planning, budgeting, purchasing decisions, policy making, and inventory control while focusing on creative cost control and revenue generation solutions to maximize profit in the department, division and hotel
  • Review and analyze “Cost of Goods Sold Percentage” for the month, prepare necessary documentation
  • Track and maintain food cost
  • Regularly communicate to stakeholders' progress of department and any variances in cost of goods or inventory
  • Present monthly analysis on Cost of Food variance and actuals, menu performance and analytics to key stakeholders
  • Set up and maintain control systems which will assure quality and portion consistency and the ability to create proper purchasing specifications as well as monitor and review operating criteria and develop an awareness of the importance of food preparation and quality
  • Be the Champion and leader in ensuring we maintain an open and positive working relationship with our union representatives and colleagues
  • Salary Range: $173,000 to $230,000 USD Gross Annually

Your skills and experience include:

  • Previous experience is an asset
  • Must have previous experience working in a union environment
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Artistic and Creative Culinary Experience
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong financial comprehension including food costing, menu analysis and controlling labor  
  • Excellent knowledge of BOH systems, ordering and inventory
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Available to work on-call, shifts, after hours, over weekends, and on public holidays

Visa Requirements:
Must have proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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

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/

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

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

La diversité et l’inclusion pour Accor, c’est accueillir chacun et chacune dans le respect de ses différences en donnant la priorité aux seules qualités et compétences. Notre ambition est de développer l’emploi, mieux accueillir, offrir d’excellentes conditions de travail et  favoriser l’évolution de l’ensemble des collaborateurs et notamment des personnes en situation de handicap. N’hésitez pas à nous faire part de vos éventuels besoins spécifiques afin que nous puissions les prendre en considération lors de votre processus de recrutement.


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