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Executive Chef

Company: Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Cen
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Normal Marriott

Job Description

Telecommute: No
Bonus Eligible: Yes
Direct Reports: Yes - Multiple
Reports To: General Manager

Primary Purpose:
The primary purpose of the Executive Chef is to oversee the property's day-to-day culinary operations and ensure that the culinary team produces the highest quality of food for guests and events according to Atrium standards.

Work Performed:

The Executive Chef will be tasked with the following duties, responsibilities, and assignments:

- Developing results-oriented associates through effective training, evaluation, motivation, coaching and counseling in accordance to Atrium's Core Values ;
- Leading the effort to achieve guest service standards by constantly seeking ways to improve products and services;
- Controlling labor costs with effective scheduling and cross training;
- Producing and conveying methods of production of culinary items for a la carte and catered functions ;
- Achieving budgeted food percentages through effective control measures including portion controls, kitchen timing, inventory rotation measures, receiving and storage procedures, and waste control;
- Creating menus to enhance quality, consistency and concept;
- Partnering with food and beverage, sales and event teams to ensure guest culinary expectations are met;
- Teaching and enforcing health code requirements, safety procedures and cleanliness standards throughout kitchen(s );
- Manage direct reports by ensuring Associates understand employment practices, recommending employment decisions and corrective action, supporting performance management, and implementing discipline ;
- Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures, including reporting accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management ;
- Support other departments as needed based on business demands ; and
- Any and all other work as required to complete the primary purpose of the position


Required Prior Experience:

4+ years of supervisory experience in a hotel culinary position

Proven leadership skills

Technical proficiency and ability to demonstrate extensive knowledge of food preparation methods.

Experience in computing discount, interest, profit, and loss; commission, markups, and selling price; ratios, proportions, and percentages; surface, volumes, weights, and measures.

Preferred Licenses/ Certification:

Certification as "Executive Chef" or culinary degree from recognized culinary institute

Required Technology:

Microsoft Office Suite

Cloud Based Apps

Preferred Technology:



Standing, bending, lifting, reaching, pushing pulling

Lifting up to 50lbs occasionally

Lifting up to 10lbs regularly


Must be flexible with respect to working days, early mornings, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.



Is good at establishing clear directions; sets stretching objectives; distributes the workload appropriately; lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner; maintains tow-way dialogue with others on work and results; brings out the best in people; is a clear communicator.


Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.


Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.

In addition to competitive compensation packages, Atrium Hospitality offers competitive benefits packages; 401k; tuition reimbursement; commissions for referred and booked hotel business; as well as discounted rates at any of our hotels for associates, their immediate family members and friends. Our associates and leaders are driven everyday to make Atrium Hospitality a great place to work and grow. Come grow with us!

EOE, including disability/vets

Empleador con igualdad de oportunidades, incluidos personas con discapacidad y veteranos

Keywords: Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Cen, Normal , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Normal, Illinois

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