1. Tiempo completo
  2. Permanente
  4. Cocina


Fairmont Chicago - Millennium Park, Chicago, United States



Executive Sous Chef


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Rising gracefully above Millennium Park and Chicago's impressive lakefront, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is located conveniently near major cultural attractions, the city's business and financial district and world-renowned shopping along the Magnificent Mile. With beautifully appointed, extraordinarily spacious guestrooms and spectacular suites, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park offers a superior and distinctive array of amenities and services, including phenomenal dining experiences, seasonal pop-ups and luxury event space.

Job Description

Executive Sous Chef

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. Reporting to the Executive Chef as Executive Sous Chef, you will lead our team of culinary leaders and colleagues in the banquet event, restaurant and bar operations of the Fairmont Chicago.  Your expertise in recipe development elevates our menus while your leadership inspires and fosters our culinary talent.

What is in it for you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

  • Oversee the day to day operations of the Culinary Department to ensure guest satisfaction in all Venues and all Events functions in the hotel
  • Assist the Executive Chef in recruiting, managing, supporting and training of our Culinary Leaders and Colleagues.
  • Responsible for Culinary scheduling and forecasting to achieve budgeted labor cost results
  • Liaise on all events with Food and Beverage Managers (Banquets, Venues, Stewarding) and Conference Service Managers
  • Oversee a comprehensive and industry leading culinary apprenticeship program
  • Guide the Culinary Team to prepare food according to standardized recipes and specifications to maintain consistency and ensure all quality standards and food cost standards are met
  • Ensure food waste is kept to a minimum through ensuring proper rotation, labeling, and storing of food
  • Adhere to Food Safety guidelines ensuring that all food products are handled, stored, prepared and served safely
  • Ensuring that the kitchen work area is clean, organized and that the equipment is functional
  • Promote teamwork and morale within the kitchen and with all other departments.
  • Responsible for the kitchen operation in the absence of the Executive Chef


Your experience and skills include:

  • Experience in a senior culinary leadership role for a minimum of 3 years in a comparable property
  • Proven leadership and managerial skills supporting an environment of colleague growth and development, interdepartmental teamwork and exceptional customer service
  • Current on all culinary trends and active in the furthering of his/her or her own culinary development
  • Extremely creative with strong service skills and a demonstrated ability to energize a diverse team of culinary professionals
  • Proven financial planning skills with the ability to analyze data and trends and implement strategies for improvement
  • Experience and comfort with television and other media promotional venues
  • EcoSure Managers Certification and City of Chicago Managers Certification

Additional Information

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/
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information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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