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Salary: 70000.0 90000.0 YEAR USD

Location: Daytona Beach, FL Hollywood FL 32124 USA

Type of employment : FULL_TIME

Industry: Hospitality
Department: Food & Beverage
Career Level: Management
Work Hours: Full-time

Date Posted: 09 Oct 2018

Valid Through: 08 Nov 2018 14:01

Purpose:

The Latitude Executive Chef is responsible for the overall dining program and execution of all aspects of the culinary experience for the community. From daily operation of the restaurant and bar, to catering and special events, the Executive Chef will be enhancing the resident experience through creating vibrant menus, and ensuring world class service. This leader will establish a relationship with the Association's Board of Directors and all of the residents acting as a key contact in all aspects of the dining experience. This is a high profile position for an individual who routinely exercises good judgment and exceptional problem-solving skills. As the face of the dining experience, maintaining positivity and diplomacy in a fast-paced environment is critical. The Executive Chef is accountable to the General Manager and the Executive Director of Community Lifestyle and Hospitality and is expected to create an exceptional dining program. The Executive Chef is to ensure the community is managed in compliance with FirstService Residnetial standards and practices and authentically delivering the Latitude Margaritaville Lifestyle. The Executive Chef will be empowered to perform the job with a wide degree of creativity while ensuring that all dining programming is on brand.

 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Leadership:

  • Managing all kitchen and front of house staff. Including the hiring, discipline & termination, training and work schedules.
  • Keep current with industry concepts, practices, and procedures that fully align with the Latitude Margaritaville Brand.
  • Creating vibrant menus that reflect the Latitude Margaritaville Lifestyle.
  • Demonstrate ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect pertinent data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and initiate appropriate course of action
  • Assures a high standard of appearance, hospitality, and service in personnel and cleanliness of dining areas.
  • Supervise and train dining room staff while managing within budgetary restraints while still developing and implementing programs to increase service.
  • Ensure all safety procedures are being followed and the kitchen meets all federal, state, local health, safety and sanitation standards.
  • Exercise a positive attitude and remain professional under all circumstances
  • Provide leadership and direction to the property employees to ensure strict adherence to all applicable standard policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to interact and communicate successfully to the residents and team.

Association Structure and Financial Management

  •  Provide GM/DOLH a monthly event menus and creative plans for experiences.
  • Must ensure timely payment to avoid penalties and take discounts when available on events/supplies
  • Understand financial goals, operate assets in owners' best interest in accordance with the Board's policies
  • Actively participate in the creation of the dining/F&B annual budgets in a timely and accurate manner

Daily Operations and Customer Experience:  

  • Supervise catering and create menus for functions.
  • Maintain an inventory of all dining room items including silverware, glassware, flatware and china, salt and pepper holders, sugar bowls and linen and ensures that they are properly stored and accounted for.
  • Coordinate bookings of private event dining space.
  • Works with vendors to get in-house promotions and specials for resident experience.
  • Maintains a high level of Resident contact throughout service hours
  • Ability to lead staff through all service types (a la carte, buffet, etc.).
  • Maintain a surgically clean kitchen at all times. Ensure the utmost proper hygiene by monitoring staff for clean and proper uniforms, personal grooming and food handling
  • Build strong, effective teams through ongoing supervision, training, coaching, counseling and leadership
  • Create an "I Love My Job" environment that further enlivens the Margaritaville Latitude Lifestyle.
  • Ensure proper response and handling of all community emergencies through training with staff, residents, buildings, etc. within company guidelines to minimize liabilities
  • Ensure compliance with all company, local, state and federal safety rules
  • Comply with all ordinances and regulations per the locations jurisdictions
  • Work with GM and Lifestyle Manager in creating F&B community events

Technical competencies:

Education:  

High school graduate

Degree from a culinary institute preferred.

Servsafe certified.

 

Experience:

10 Years of progressive kitchen experience

3-5 year experience as a Sous Chef or Executive Chef

Previous oversight of front of house staff and dining/bar operations

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

 

  • Strong leadership skills, able to develop a team in both front of house and back of house
  • Exceptionally creative and quality cooking experience- must be able to consistently create fresh concepts and specials.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends.
  • Current with culinary and dining trends and styles
  • Basic knowledge of beer, wine, & spirits
  • Some front of house exposure
  • Must be willing to frequently work 'on the line' and be hands on in all food prep.
  • Must be willing to get out from the kitchen and interact with residents and be the face of the operation.
  • Communication skills (listening, verbal and written)
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Common Sense
  • Team player but can work independently
  • Have fun!!! FINS UP!

 

Core Competencies:

Quality

Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems.

Dependability

Meets commitments, works independently, accepts accountability, handles change, sets personal standards, stays focused under pressure, and meets attendance/punctuality requirements.

Teamwork

Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.

Work Environment/Safety

Promotes mutual respect, keeps workplace clean and safe, supports safety programs.

Job Knowledge

Understands duties and responsibilities, has necessary job knowledge, has necessary technical skills, understands company mission/values, keeps job knowledge current, is in command of critical issues.

Customer Service

Handles customer questions and complaints, communicates with customers, handles service problems politely and efficiently, always available for customers, follows procedure to solve customer problems, understands company products and services, maintains pleasant and professional image.

Initiative

Tackles problems and takes independent action, seeks out new responsibilities, acts on opportunities, generates new ideas, practices self-development.

Vision and Values

Supports values in daily actions and decisions, communicates vision and values to others, generates enthusiasm, incorporates vision when planning.

Communication

Communicates well both verbally and in writing, creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers presentations, shares information and ideas with others, has good listening skills.

Adaptability/Flexibility

Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure and adjusts plans to meet changing needs.

 

Executive Chef - Daytona Beach, FL

Purpose:

The Latitude Executive Chef is responsible for the overall dining program and execution of all aspects of the culinary experience for the community. From daily operation of the restaurant and bar, to catering and special events, the Executive Chef will be enhancing the resident experience through creating vibrant menus, and ensuring world class service. This leader will establish a relationship with the Association's Board of Directors and all of the residents acting as a key contact in all aspects of the dining experience. This is a high profile position for an individual who routinely exercises good judgment and exceptional problem-solving skills. As the face of the dining experience, maintaining positivity and diplomacy in a fast-paced environment is critical. The Executive Chef is accountable to the General Manager and the Executive Director of Community Lifestyle and Hospitality and is expected to create an exceptional dining program. The Executive Chef is to ensure the community is managed in compliance with FirstService Residnetial standards and practices and authentically delivering the Latitude Margaritaville Lifestyle. The Executive Chef will be empowered to perform the job with a wide degree of creativity while ensuring that all dining programming is on brand.

 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Leadership:

  • Managing all kitchen and front of house staff. Including the hiring, discipline & termination, training and work schedules.
  • Keep current with industry concepts, practices, and procedures that fully align with the Latitude Margaritaville Brand.
  • Creating vibrant menus that reflect the Latitude Margaritaville Lifestyle.
  • Demonstrate ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect pertinent data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and initiate appropriate course of action
  • Assures a high standard of appearance, hospitality, and service in personnel and cleanliness of dining areas.
  • Supervise and train dining room staff while managing within budgetary restraints while still developing and implementing programs to increase service.
  • Ensure all safety procedures are being followed and the kitchen meets all federal, state, local health, safety and sanitation standards.
  • Exercise a positive attitude and remain professional under all circumstances
  • Provide leadership and direction to the property employees to ensure strict adherence to all applicable standard policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to interact and communicate successfully to the residents and team.

Association Structure and Financial Management

  •  Provide GM/DOLH a monthly event menus and creative plans for experiences.
  • Must ensure timely payment to avoid penalties and take discounts when available on events/supplies
  • Understand financial goals, operate assets in owners' best interest in accordance with the Board's policies
  • Actively participate in the creation of the dining/F&B annual budgets in a timely and accurate manner

Daily Operations and Customer Experience:  

  • Supervise catering and create menus for functions.
  • Maintain an inventory of all dining room items including silverware, glassware, flatware and china, salt and pepper holders, sugar bowls and linen and ensures that they are properly stored and accounted for.
  • Coordinate bookings of private event dining space.
  • Works with vendors to get in-house promotions and specials for resident experience.
  • Maintains a high level of Resident contact throughout service hours
  • Ability to lead staff through all service types (a la carte, buffet, etc.).
  • Maintain a surgically clean kitchen at all times. Ensure the utmost proper hygiene by monitoring staff for clean and proper uniforms, personal grooming and food handling
  • Build strong, effective teams through ongoing supervision, training, coaching, counseling and leadership
  • Create an "I Love My Job" environment that further enlivens the Margaritaville Latitude Lifestyle.
  • Ensure proper response and handling of all community emergencies through training with staff, residents, buildings, etc. within company guidelines to minimize liabilities
  • Ensure compliance with all company, local, state and federal safety rules
  • Comply with all ordinances and regulations per the locations jurisdictions
  • Work with GM and Lifestyle Manager in creating F&B community events

Technical competencies:

Education:  

High school graduate

Degree from a culinary institute preferred.

Servsafe certified.

 

Experience:

10 Years of progressive kitchen experience

3-5 year experience as a Sous Chef or Executive Chef

Previous oversight of front of house staff and dining/bar operations

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

 

  • Strong leadership skills, able to develop a team in both front of house and back of house
  • Exceptionally creative and quality cooking experience- must be able to consistently create fresh concepts and specials.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends.
  • Current with culinary and dining trends and styles
  • Basic knowledge of beer, wine, & spirits
  • Some front of house exposure
  • Must be willing to frequently work 'on the line' and be hands on in all food prep.
  • Must be willing to get out from the kitchen and interact with residents and be the face of the operation.
  • Communication skills (listening, verbal and written)
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Common Sense
  • Team player but can work independently
  • Have fun!!! FINS UP!

 

Core Competencies:

Quality

Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems.

Dependability

Meets commitments, works independently, accepts accountability, handles change, sets personal standards, stays focused under pressure, and meets attendance/punctuality requirements.

Teamwork

Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.

Work Environment/Safety

Promotes mutual respect, keeps workplace clean and safe, supports safety programs.

Job Knowledge

Understands duties and responsibilities, has necessary job knowledge, has necessary technical skills, understands company mission/values, keeps job knowledge current, is in command of critical issues.

Customer Service

Handles customer questions and complaints, communicates with customers, handles service problems politely and efficiently, always available for customers, follows procedure to solve customer problems, understands company products and services, maintains pleasant and professional image.

Initiative

Tackles problems and takes independent action, seeks out new responsibilities, acts on opportunities, generates new ideas, practices self-development.

Vision and Values

Supports values in daily actions and decisions, communicates vision and values to others, generates enthusiasm, incorporates vision when planning.

Communication

Communicates well both verbally and in writing, creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers presentations, shares information and ideas with others, has good listening skills.

Adaptability/Flexibility

Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure and adjusts plans to meet changing needs.

 

Job Details

Reference # 33471
Posted on 09 Oct 2018
Closes on 08 Nov 2018 14:01
Property name Latitude Margaritaville - Daytona Beach
Location(s) Daytona Beach, FL
City Name
Department Food & Beverage
Career level Management
Hours/Status Full-time
Pay range ($low) 70000.0
Pay range ($high) 90000.0
Bonuses No
Benefits
More details (document) EXECUTIVE CHEF B POSITION1 (002).docx
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