Here s To Your Journey with Westin At Westin we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment thoughtful amenities and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests well-being and we re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best and they appreciate our supportive attitude anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If you re someone who has is positive adaptable and intuitive and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you we invite you to discover how at Westin together we can rise. The Westin Kansas City At Crown Center located at 1 E Pershing Rd Kansas City MO 64108 is currently hiring a Senior Banquet Chef. Responsibilities include Accountable for overall success of the daily kitchen operations. Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions. Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget. Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent high quality product is produced. Responsible for guiding and developing staff including direct reports. 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 Leading Culinary Team Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead influence and encourage others advocates sound financial business decision making demonstrates honesty integrity leads by example. Supervises and manages employees. Managing all day-to-day operations. Understanding employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees absence. Encourages and builds mutual trust respect and cooperation among team members. Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors. Ensures and maintains the productivity level of employees. Solicits employee feedback utilizes an open door policy and reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns. Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters. Establishes and maintains open collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team. Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members. 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. Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met Develops designs or creates new applications ideas relationships systems or products including artistic contributions. Supervises kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies standards and procedures. Recognizes superior quality products presentations and flavor. Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards. Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products. Ensures employees maintain required food handling and sanitation certifications. Assists Executive Chef with all kitchen operations. Maintains purchasing receiving and food storage standards. 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. Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention. Manages day-to-day operations ensures the quality standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis. Improves service by communicating and assists individuals to understand guest needs providing guidance feedback and individual coaching when needed. Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals. Strives to improve service performance. Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement. Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service. Sets a positive example for guest relations. 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. Understands the impact of departments operation on the overall property financial goals and objectives and manages to achieve or exceed budgeted goals. Trains employees in safety procedures. Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaches mentors or otherwise helps others to improve their knowledge or skills. Identifies the educational needs of others develops formal educational or training programs or classes and teaches or instructs others. Manages payroll administration. Brings issues to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources as necessary. Utilizes the Labor Management System to effectively schedule to business demands and for tracking of employee time and attendance. Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service operational needs and financial objectives are met. Participates in employee progress discipline procedures. Participates in the employee performance appraisal process providing feedback as needed. Participates in the development and implementation of corrective action plans. 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. 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