Assistant Sous Chef
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Posting Date May 27, 2022
Job Number 22087552
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location W Aspen, 550 South Spring Street, Aspen, Colorado, United
Brand W Hotels
Position Type Management
Located Remotely? N
Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury, W turns the
traditional notion of the extravagant hotel on its head. Our
irreverent attitude and taste for excess redefine revelry for the
modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a life less ordinary
that drives them to demand more, experience it all, and hit
We share our guests' passions, providing insider access to what's
new and what's next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we
know that lust for life demands more, not less. W guests soak it in
and live each day with a mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you're
ready to create the energetic W scene that is magnetic to everyday
disruptors around the world, then we invite you to explore a career
with W Hotels.
Management position that focuses on successfully accomplishing the
daily objectives in the kitchen. Leads staff while personally
assisting in all areas of the kitchen, including food production;
purchasing and kitchen sanitation. Position contributes to ensuring
guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating
Education and Experience
--- High school diploma or GED; 5 years experience in the culinary,
food and beverage, or related professional area.
--- 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts,
Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 3 years
experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met
--- Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas,
relationships, systems, or products, including artistic
--- Maintains food handling and sanitation standards.
--- Ensures all employees have proper supplies, equipment and
--- Performs all duties of Culinary and related kitchen area
employees in high demand times.
--- Oversees production and preparation of culinary items.
--- Ensures employees keep their work areas clean and sanitary.
--- Works with Restaurant and Banquet departments to coordinate
service and timing of events and meals.
--- Communicates areas in need of attention to staff and follows up
to ensure follow through.
--- Supports and assists with new menus, concepts and promotions
for the Restaurant outlets and Banquets.
--- Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates
decorative food displays.
--- 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.
Supervising Daily Culinary Team Activities
--- Ensures and maintains the productivity level of employees.
--- Ensures completion of assigned duties.
--- Coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food
--- Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead,
influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business
decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by
--- Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and
executing requests based on required specifications.
--- Handles employee questions and concerns.
--- Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching,
mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge
--- Conducts employee performance appraisal process, giving
feedback as needed.
--- Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job
descriptions for each position.
--- Participates in an on-going employee recognition program.
--- Monitors employee's progress towards meeting performance
--- Conducts training when appropriate.
Maintaining Culinary Goals
--- Follows specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and
accomplish your work.
--- Monitors staffing levels to ensure that guest service,
operational needs and financial objectives are met.
--- Places orders for appropriate supplies and manages food and
supply inventories according to budget.
--- Participates in department meetings and continually
communicates a clear and consistent message regarding the
departmental goals to produce desired results.
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.
--- Sets a positive example for guest relations.
--- Strives to improve service performance.
--- Handles guest problems and complaints seeking assistance from
supervisor as necessary.
--- Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service within
--- Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and
subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in
--- Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate
--- Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best
solution and solve problems.
--- Complies with loss prevention policies and procedures.
--- Reports malfunctions in department equipment.
--- Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.
--- Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation
among team members.
The hourly pay range for this position is $18.06 to $30.71 and
offers health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k)
plan, accrued paid time off (including sick leave where
applicable), life insurance, disability coverage, other life and
work wellness benefits and may include incentive compensation.
Benefits and incentive compensation may be subject to generally
applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other
requirements and conditions.
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.
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