Sous Chef- Kimpton Banneker

Competitive + Benefits

Kimpton Banneker, Washington 20036

We are a global hospitality management company who partner with internationally renowned brands to deliver the full commercial potential of our hotels. Here in the US, we operate 25 properties and have ambitious development and growth plans.

Our mission is to go beyond ‘hospitality’ by creating memorable experiences and lasting connections with our guests.

It’s our uncompromising passion for outstanding service that makes us who we are. At the core of this philosophy is our people.

Our culture runs on passion, enthusiasm and fun " we love what we do!
We set the bar high and we are relentless in our pursuit to ‘re-define hospitality’.

Benefits Package

  • Competitive Salary + Complimentary on site parking
  • Team Member Hotel Discount Program
  • Personalized Chef Coat 
  • Benefits - Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and other supplemental options
  • Paid PTO beginning after ninety (90) days of employment
  • Immediate eligibility for 401k and employer match
  • Team Member Awards and Recognition programs throughout the year
  • Food and Beverage Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

You

We believe heartfelt, human connections make people's lives better. Especially the people who work here.  Your work here has meaning. You're here to improve the lives of coworkers, guests, owners, communities, and together we make that happen. It's what drives all that we do. Every day you can improve lives in your own, unique way and you can expect the same in return. It all starts with you.

 What You'll Do

Work in collaboration with the Executive Chef in crafting exciting, innovative, and delicious food. You'll participate in team leadership, communication, training, development, and problem resolution; all the while providing outstanding service to our guests along the way. You'll act as an advocate for the restaurant, be a creator of ridiculously personal experiences, and develop relationships with guests that will compel them to return.

 Some of your responsibilities include:

  • Lead all aspects of the kitchen in the absence of the Executive Chef.
  • Inventively solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situations.
  • Lead and train the kitchen staff.
  • Assist with interviews and the hiring of employees; plan, assign, and direct work; appraise performance; reward and discipline employees; address complaints and resolve problems.
  • Identify developable personnel, and provide necessary training as positions open.
  • Order, stock, and inspect the quality of all food items necessary for daily service.
  • Maintain budgeted labor costs and assist in controlling overtime.
  • Ensure that food is produced on a timely basis.
  • Participate in service education through daily line-ups, assigned menu meetings, and new staff training programs so that everyone is well-educated regarding the menu items.
  • Assist the restaurant in meeting the financial targets while achieving the food quality service objectives.
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness in the kitchen facilities by supervising the daily cleaning of the pantry, cooking line, prep kitchen, dish area, stairs, and walk-in.

 

 

Relaxed, Refined Sophistication in Residential DC. Bridging the best of DC’s storied historic highlights and leafy residential neighborhoods, the Kimpton Banneker Hotel has one of the most enviable addresses in the District " on a tree-lined avenue with a view straight down 16th Street NW of the White House. A blend of cool minimalism and warm tones, the Banneker’s design offers homey comfort with a side of provocative art. Find the heartbeat of the hotel in its dining venues: the ground-floor French bistro, serving local flavors in a timeless setting, promises to buzz day and night, while upstairs, a sophisticated indoor/outdoor rooftop bar will encourage spontaneous connections under the stars while offering unfettered views of the landmarks that make the city so iconic.

Please visit http://www.valorhospitality.com to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.


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