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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Culinary

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, Pittsburgh, United States

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REF29494L

Sous Chef

Region

Americas



Company Description

Fairmont Pittsburgh, a 4 diamond LEED certified luxury hotel, is located at the heart of Pittsburgh’s business, cultural and retail hub.  Fairmont Pittsburgh offers superb and distinctive guest services and accommodations in a luxury setting.

What Is In It For You: 

  • Competitive salary and flexible benefit plans
  • Opportunity for commissions
  • Employee rates at Luxe Accor properties in North and Central America
  • Learning programs through our Academies
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within our property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities and Employee Wellbeing initiatives

Job Description

Fairmont Pittsburgh is seeking a Sous Chef with strong Culinary experience in a luxury hotel operation or fine dining restaurant. The ideal candidate will be comfortable engaging directly with guests to create one of a kind experiences.  The candidate must be creative, with in-depth knowledge of industry trends and have strong technical and organizational skills.  They must be goal oriented with an ability to develop and implement comprehensive business development plans.  The candidate must have the knowledge and skills required to effectively run all Kitchen operations including the ability to develop menus and concepts.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Create and ensure adherence to standardized recipes in order to maintain consistency and ensure quality
  • Actively ensure the proper training and development of culinary staff
  • Assist Executive Chef in employee management
  • Responsible for departmental payroll, scheduling and administration
  • Oversees daily ordering of all food production requirements for the department
  • Manage food cost and production, ensuring proper rotation, labeling, and storing of food
  • Source local ingredients for seasonal food items
  • Ensures that all food products are prepared and served safely in accordance with hotel and government Food Safety guidelines
  • Ensures the kitchen work area is clean and organized
  • Assist with Restaurant, Banquets, Pastry and In Room Dining menus and kitchens
  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Your Qualifications and Skills Include:

  • Previous Culinary leadership experience is an asset
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a luxury hotel or fine dining restaurant
  • Proficiency in both a la carte and production cooking
  • Must be an effective supervisor, trainer, administrator and team player with strong communication and organizational skills
  • Innovative, detail-oriented and quality conscious
  • Culinary knowledge of industry and local trends
  • Must show proven people skills in leading a large Culinary department

Additional Information

Physical Aspects of the Position (include but not limited to):

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

Visa Requirements: Must have proof of valid U.S. work authorization.

Your Team and Working Environment

Fairmont Pittsburgh, a 4 diamond LEED certified luxury hotel, is located at the heart of Pittsburgh’s business, cultural and retail hub.  Fairmont Pittsburgh offers superb and distinctive guest services and accommodations in a luxury setting.

Drawing from Pittsburgh’s rich history, fl.2 showcases a wide selection of local beers, craft cocktails, and an elevated Modern American menu with unique signature items that have the power to transform guests into regulars. Vibrant and inviting, the restaurant and bar offers a space that allows for an open, airy atmosphere with a modern framework incorporated with architectural elements.

Why Work for Accor?

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you are you are and you can find the 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 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!

 

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Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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