Job Description


Position Summary:      Responsible for all Banquet food. Ensures that


all food served meets taste, presentation and time specifications


outlined by the guest, Conference Service Manager and Executive


Chef. Responsible for overall food quality in Executive Chef's




Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for organization, maintenance, and cleanliness of all food preparation areas within their area as to facilitate efficient production and exceed health code standards. Aids in the concept, creativity, revision and implementation of all Banquet menus to include costing, specifications and standards.
  • Must plan ahead, creatively schedule and delegate in order to produce the highest quality food, while considering optimum flow and refills to keep waste at a minimum on a timely basis. Must be able to drive a van and golf cart, and load and unload heavy carts of food and equipment to off site functions.
  • Must work well with support departments, (i.e. Pantry, Bakery, Restaurant Kitchen, Purchasing, Engineering etc.) to ensure product provided is prepared on time and is up to standards. Must be flexible concerning time, numbers and menu changes, always projecting a positive attitude. To embrace and support Hotel Valley Ho guidelines and procedures.
  • Works closely with the culinary staff at Café ZuZu, and assists in the development of menu items, coordinating cross-utilization of food preparation and labor resources between Café ZuZu and The Banquet Conference Center, and maintaining the standards and consistency of all food products. Responsible for ordering, receiving and storage of product, and ensuring all specifications are met.
  • Ensure that high standards of dress and personal hygiene are maintained, and that proper maintenance, storage and care is exhibited by all employees toward equipment furnished by Hotel Valley Ho.
  • Effectively conducts meetings with own staff on a regular basis. Attends and takes an active role in B.E.O. meetings, weekly F&B Meetings, and all Mid-Managers meetings. Encourages and schedules staff to attend all company sponsored events.
  • Responsible for the training and motivation of all food preparation personnel including succession planning, and exercises successful methods of reward and discipline.
  • Cultivates a strong working relationship with the Banquet service staff, and perpetuates a spirit of teamwork between the culinary and service staff.
  • Responsible for supervising and scheduling all Banquet culinary staff as it relates to budget and business levels. Aids and assists wherever needed when banquet business warrants it.
  • Responsible for any other duties as assigned by the Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef.

Specific job knowledge, skill and ability:


The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he/she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Must be in good physical condition; able to lift 100 lbs and carry 50 lbs. Required to stand for long periods of time in one area near hot equipment (ovens, burners, etc.). Must be able to work on slippery surfaces and under intense pressure.
  • Should have prior experience in a kitchen management position preferably in a quality banquet operation. Takes a tremendous amount of pride in their craft; is detail oriented.
  • Must be responsible, insightful, organized, self-motivated and able to work flexible schedules.
  • Must have good communication skills; able to interact with guests, and manage, train and motivate people. Strong leadership qualities a must
  • Encourages and responds positively to constructive feedback.
  • Must adhere to practices of occupational safety and health including wearing personal protective equipment when required.

Uniform Requirements

  • White double-breasted chef's jacket, black and white checkered pants, scarf, chef's hat, and apron, all to be provided by the company.
  • Sturdy, polished black leather shoes, to be provided by the employee.

Application Instructions

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