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Posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 1:28 PM

Thank you for your interest in this position. It is a job opportunity with one of Marriott International's franchisees.

Please apply via e-mail at:


Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Kessler Enterprise, Inc. IV. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel's employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.

Purpose / Objective

The overall objective and purpose of the Cooking School Chef instruct and facilitate entertaining cooking classes for guests, tourists, locals and groups. The Chef is responsible for creating exciting classes and menus that meet the Kessler standards of culinary excellence, conducting all food preparation and ensuring a profitable program with a high level of guest satisfaction.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Primary duties, responsibilities, and tasks include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Develop menus and wine pairings that meet the Kessler Collection standards of excellence.
  • Provide an exceptional guest experience that is second to none.
  • Interact with guests, ensuring their needs are being met and expectations exceeded.
  • Purchase, inventory and stock food and supplies for the cooking school, including items for retail sale.
  • Schedule classes and maintain website, marquees and class calendars.
  • Ensure that all preparation for functions and classes are completed.
  • Ensure food quality control.
  • Maintain focus on cleanliness to ensure adherence to all pertinent health codes, laws and brand standards.
  • Maintain and organize coolers and storage areas.
  • Work closely with the Food and Beverage and Sales leaders to ensure the success of the cooking school operations and activities.
  • Participate in and submit accurate food inventories on monthly basis per direction of hotel controller and General Manager.
  • Assist in monitoring revenue and expense forecasting related to the cooking school
  • Assist in production of menus, food products, order scheduling and receiving to ensure proper execution of culinary offerings and proper par levels.
  • Be familiar with and adhere to company product and food specifications.
  • Be a pro-active leader who is constantly looking for new and more effective ways of improving products, service and profitability
  • Provide enriching experiences for Grand Performers through coaching and teaching.
  • Attend all meetings deemed necessary by General Manager and Human Resources.
  • Follow prescribed safety and sanitation standards at the highest possible levels.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • No direct reports

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of food preparation practices
  • Proven ability to prepare wide range of culinary offerings
  • Intermediate knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook as well as POS (point of sale) systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to project professional demeanor, positive attitude and well-groomed appearance.
  • Ability to maintain and build relationships with Grand Performers, existing and potential clients and industry contracts
  • Proven ability to work under pressure with a highly flexible schedule

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an incumbent/Grand Performer in this position may be asked to perform.

Minimum Qualifications (Education, License, Certifications, Experience)

  • Culinary School Degree - required
  • 5+ years of culinary experience in an upscale environment - required
  • 2+ years culinary instructional experience - preferred
  • Maintain a valid drivers license required
  • Food Safety Certification - required

This company is an equal opportunity employer.


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