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Marriott Banquet Chef in San Diego, California

Job Number 24118499

Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary

Location Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, 333 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, California, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? N

Relocation? Y

Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while assisting in leading the banquet food preparation staff and managing all food related catering functions. Supports coordinating menus, purchasing, scheduling, food preparation and plating for catering events. The individual is responsible for delivering a consistent, high quality product with an appetizing presentation. Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget. Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met

• Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.

• Ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.

• Plans food quantities and plating requirements for all banquet functions.

• Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.

• Manages food quantities and plating requirements for all banquet functions.

• Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.

• Maintains food preparation handling and correct storage standards.

• Estimates daily Banquet Event Order production needs.

• Attends daily Banquet Event meetings to review culinary requirements.

• Supports procedures for food & beverage portion and waste controls.

• Assists Management of Banquet Event Order (BEO) process including menu development, pricing, tracking and ordering.

• Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.

• Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.

• Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.

Supporting Management of Culinary Teams

• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

• Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

• Serving as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.

• Ensures and maintains the productivity level of employees.

• Supervises banquet kitchen shift operations.

• Communicates production needs to key personnel.

• Communicates regularly with employees to ensure performance expectations are clear.

• Utilizes an "open door" policy to identify and address employee problems or concerns.

• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.

• Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.

• Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.

• Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.

Maintaining Culinary Goals

• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

• Manages to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.

• Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.

• Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

• Responds effectively to guest problems and complaints.

Additional Responsibilities

• Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

• Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

• Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

The hourly pay range for this position is $29.33 to $38.46. Marriott offers a bonus program, comprehensive health care benefits, 401(k) plan with up to 5% company match, employee stock purchase plan at 15% discount, accrued paid time off (including sick leave where applicable), life insurance, group disability insurance, travel discounts, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, health savings account (except for positions based out of or performed in Hawaii), flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, pre-tax commuter benefits, and other life and work wellness benefits. Benefits may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.

The compensation and benefits information is provided as of the date of this posting. Marriott reserves the right to modify compensation and benefits at any time, with or without notice, subject to applicable law.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law. Marriott International considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

Marriott Hotels strive to elevate the art of hospitality, innovating at every opportunity while keeping the comfort of the oh-so-familiar all around the globe. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep the promise of “Wonderful Hospitality. Always.” by delivering thoughtful, heartfelt, forward-thinking service that upholds and builds upon this living legacy. With the name that’s synonymous with hospitality the world over, we are proud to welcome you to explore a career with Marriott Hotels. In joining Marriott Hotels, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work, begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global team, and become the best version of you.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 100 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. JW Marriott associates are confident, innovative, genuine, intuitive, and carry on the legacy of the brand’s namesake and company founder, J.Willard Marriott. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can pursue your passions in a luxury environment with a focus on holistic well-being. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™. In joining JW Marriott, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work,​ begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global​ team, and become the best version of you.

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