The Le Meridien Sheraton Charlotte Hotel is currently seeking an individual for the position of Banquet Chef to join our culinary team at our StepStone Hospitality managed hotel. The Banquet Chef will coordinate, plan, and supervise the production, plating and presentation of the food at all Banquet events in a cost effective, safe manner to meet/exceed customer expectations and attract future business. Responsible for the daily production of all banquet food. Assists in the creation and recommends menu changes. Recommends and implements procedural/production changes. Position reports to the Executive Chef. Scheduled hours will vary weekly between Monday-Sunday. Weekdays, weekends, and holidays are required.
The responsibilities of the Banquet Chef include but are not limited to:
Supervise daily production of food for all the catered events; control food and labor costs, ensure preparation, plating and presentation standards are maintained, the appropriate quantity of food is prepared, and safety standards and regulations are followed to provide top quality food.
Supervise banquet kitchen employees; interview, schedule, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, resolve problems, provide open communication, recommend, and conduct performance and salary reviews, recommend discipline, as appropriate.
Analyze Banquet Event Orders, plan and coordinate the functions with the catering staff to ensure events meet/exceed customer expectations.
Monitor and control maintenance/sanitation of the kitchen and equipment to ensure a healthy, safe work environment which meets/exceeds federal, state, corporate and franchise standards, and regulations.