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Restaurant Chef De Cuisine

at Southern Management Corporation

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Reference #: 5000506584406
Keywords: restaurant, food

Job Description

Date Opened:

Jun 26, 2019

Position Type:

Regular Full Time

What you'll be doing:

Old Maryland Grill Restaurant located at The Hotel at University of Maryland in College Park is looking for Chef De Cuisine. Full-time -- must be flexible to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Must have 3 years Executive Chef experience and supervisory experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Able to direct performance of kitchen staff, prioritize, organize and delegate work assignments
  • Interview, hire and train culinary staff. Ability to recruit and staff with qualified personnel
  • Ensure staff's compliance with culinary and Company policies and procedures
  • Review specials with front and back of the house food & beverage staff and keep team up-to-date of any availability changes
  • Able to work all stations in the kitchen
  • Create par lists of food items for daily inventory by kitchen staff
  • Order supplies and ensure they are received and stored correctly
  • Perform accounting functions in a timely manner, from processing invoices to monthly inventories
  • Strong understanding of high volume and quality business
  • Check that all opening and closing duties are completed to standards
  • Ensure culinary staff preparation of menu items follow proper recipes and yield guidelines to ensure quality product
  • Ensure all staff maintain state sanitation/health regulations
  • Train staff in the correct usage and care of all kitchen machinery
  • Develop new menu items; write recipes; prepare menu analysis and recipe costing
  • Prepare effective weekly schedules of culinary team following budgetary and operational guideline
  • Able to maintain time and attendance records
  • Able to effectively coach, counsel, discipline and develop culinary staff
  • Attend food & beverage, BEO and other meetings as required
  • Effectively manage staff through respectful communication, clear expectations, relevant training, productive coaching, holding regular team meetings, and appropriate performance management
  • Lead by example, be a positive example for team in action and attitude
  • Delegate work as appropriate, stating clearly objectives and time-line requirements
  • Monitor and evaluate team members' successful completion of work
  • Encourage effective teamwork
  • Responsible management of department budget
  • Work collaboratively with others to analyze and improve work processes
  • Positive interaction with all levels of management and vendors
  • Develop and adhere to annual action plan/ capital project list
  • Have a disaster recovery system in place and in use
  • Acknowledge all guests and respond promptly to their needs, however busy and whatever time of day. Ensure unresolved incidents are reported to Manager/Supervisor
  • Familiarity with all restaurant services/features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately
  • Contribute to the team's success by accomplishing tasks and assisting with projects as needed
  • Maintain knowledge and compliance with departmental policies, service procedures, and standards
  • Availability during peak operating times, ie: Weekends, Holidays and Special Events
  • Work as a team member to ensure our guests have the best possible experience
  • Understand company's emergency procedures and be able to apply them when necessary
  • Report any incidents, property damage or injuries immediately to Manager/Supervisor
  • Attend department meetings and training sessions as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager and/or Supervisor
  • Support Southern Management's Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Comply with Southern Management's policies and procedures


Skills Required

  • Stand or walk for 8 or more hours at a time
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Compute basic arithmetic and mathematical calculations
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Sound leadership and managerial skills
  • Ability to work effectively in stressful, high-pressure situations while maintaining composure and guest satisfaction
  • Technical knowledgeable and competency in necessary systems and software


Key Performance Indicators

  • Exhibits the following performance expectations:

- Teamwork

- Dependability

- Communication

- Understands Role, Responsibilities and Job Skills

- Time Management and Planning

- Quality of Work

- Safety

  • Adhere to response time policy
  • Adhere to schedule/work hours
  • Cooperate professionally with other departments to accomplish the goals of the department
  • Resolve concerns in a timely, courteous, professional manner. Communicate solutions to involved parties and follow up [as appropriate, within 24 or 48 hours]
  • Work is completed in a timely, professional manner, based on expectations and deadlines
  • Performance Appraisals, including Development Plans, for all team members are completed by due date
  • Hold periodic, monthly, weekly and daily department meetings based on property policy
  • Maintain controlled expenses to budget


Organizational Awareness / Civic Social Responsibility

  • Have and embrace a thorough understanding and knowledge of Southern Management Corporation's Strategic Foundation -- it's Mission, Vision, and Values. Promote awareness of how work performance has an impact on community, hospitality, commercial and corporate team measures, as well as Southern Management Corporation as a whole.
  • Promote Southern Management Corporation's Strategic Foundation and ensures goals are aligned with the company's Mission, Vision, and Values; taking innovative approaches to foster performance excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Communicate, encourage and support social responsibility and participation in company events and special projects which impact the greater community, region, state or cause.
  • Act as a positive role model of organizational awareness by promoting the success of Southern Management Corporation and its diverse communities, hotels, and office buildings.
  • Understands how the STARcard measurements are considered Key Performance Indicators of the organization's Strategic Objectives.

Pay Rate:

Summary of Benefits:

Hourly rate is only part of the employment equation. Benefits add significant dollars to your total compensation package and greatly improve your quality of life. Southern offers one of the best benefits packages in the industry.

Southern provides:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance for you, your spouse and/or immediate family at a remarkably low cost
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurances
  • A Pension Retirement Plan
  • Leave: paid holidays, paid time off, pay for bereavement/funereal leave and jury duty
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Continuing Education
  • Rental Discounts at our apartment-home communities
  • Uniforms and weekly cleaning services for service team members

At reduced rate additional cost, you can customize your package to include: Long Term Care, AFLAC, MET Life Home/Auto, Section 125, 401K Plan, 401K Roth

Benefit eligibility is dependent on Team Member Status and benefits differ depending on whether your status is full-time (40 hrs/week) or part-time (1-29 hrs/week). All benefits are subject to cancellation and/or change at any time.


  • 3 years demonstrated Executive Chef experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Prior supervisory experience required