Executive Chef

Executive Chef

Full Time
Magnolia Houston
Posted 2 months ago

The Magnolia Career Experience

The Magnolia career experience is a partnership of your talents, skills and personality with our resources, service success and professional standards.  Our facilities exhibit the beauty of historic preservation furnished with modern styling.    We are not a collection of workers in a mass of square footage.  We are entrepreneurs in a unique environment of our own creation. We are committed to service to our guests, employees and community. Every employee in the Hotel will touch success. We are diverse in opinion, culture and life experiences.

Duties & Functions of the Executive Chef

Being in charge of the Hotel’s culinary operations, applying thorough knowledge of culinary arts, portion controls, staff training, food sanitation and safety are the over-arching objectives of the Executive Chef.  Other highlighted duties and functions of the Executive Chef position include:

Oversee ordering, storage, inventory and loss-control of food and kitchen supplies. Develop institute and sustain kitchen training for all back of the house positions. Assist in the revision or creation of menus for ala carte outlets, special events, and employee meals. Work with suppliers and vendors to conduct reviews of pricing forecasts, product quality and availability, working to achieve budgeted food costs. Assist with month-end inventories and help verify counts. Partner with Catering Sales to carry out food requirements of Banquet Event Orders (including pop-ups) and other special events. Conduct daily walk through of all kitchen/culinary food preparation and serving areas. Enforce comprehensive ServeSafe food sanitation requirements including training staff in ServeSafe requirements.

Magnolia’s Desired Qualifications for the Executive Chef

The Executive Chef position is one of the most highly skilled positions in the Hotel.  As such some of the desired qualifications we want for the Executive Chef position include:

Four years Executive Chef or Sous Chef experience in a full service restaurant and/or high volume banquet, production, or catering operation. Ability to train kitchen positions in all areas of operation, from food preparation/presentation to prep work to entry level kitchen positions; with a goal of advancing staff within the kitchen. Experience in menu development, and inventory/cost controls. Possess current ServeSafe food sanitation certification. Ability to quickly assess productivity levels of the cook line, dish area and pantry personnel during any given preparation/plating/serving period.

The Magnolia Offerings

We believe our career experience offers opportunities for professional success. We like to couple the professional success by offering benefits for personal enrichment such as:

Medical, dental and vision health plans. 401k profit sharing plan. Paid vacation and paid holidays. Educational assistance program. Discounted parking or public transportation pass. Success Incentive bonus program


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