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Sous Chef

Company: Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Location: Dallas
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

The Sous Chef is a platform to join our highly skilled and recognized team. This role can afford you the possibility to grow and advance within the company. You will be part of a rock-star team and hotel that was recognized as a 2023 Best Places to Work - Large Companies in North Texas!

Join us for this incredible opportunity at Hyatt Regency Dallas, which is located downtown next to the iconic Reunion Tower. The goal of the Sous Chef is to manage a specific department and work with the Executive Chef and/or Executive Sous Chef to create, implement and maintain quality standards. In some instances the Sous Chef will be expected to be responsible for the entire operation in the absence of the Executive Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef. Ideal candidate may supervise hourly kitchen employees in banquet, restaurant, garde manger, pastry, and butcher kitchens. The ideal Sous Chef will accomplish their tasks by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest experience.

Additional responsibilities include :

  • Support senior leadership by developing and assuming basic management responsibilities
  • Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments - Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items
  • Develop and implement creative menu items that adhere to Hyatt brand standards
  • Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions
  • Manage hourly kitchen colleagues through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring
  • May manage other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisor and other less senior Sous Chefs
  • Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and colleague satisfaction results
  • Monitor food production, ordering, cost, and quality and consistency on a daily basis
  • Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment


    • Free room nights, discounted room nights, and friends & family room rates at wonderful Hyatt locations around the world
    • Celebrations, recognitions, and volunteer opportunities
    • Free nutritional colleague meals
    • PerkSpot - discounts at various retailers - Apple, AT&T, Verizon, and many more!
    • Discounted parking and discounted annual DART passes


      • Full medical benefits at 30 days of employment
      • 401K with company match
      • Employee Stock Purchase plan
      • Paid vacation, holidays, sick days, and extended sick leave
      • New child leave, paid family bonding time, and adoption assistance
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Free access to Headspace - meditation, recuperation, and rejuvenation
      • Work-life balance

        • In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations
        • Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills
        • Experience with training, basic financial management and customer service - Proficient in general computer knowledge
        • A true desire to exceed guest expectations in a fast paced customer service environment
        • Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner
        • Strong training and communication skills
        • Culinary education and/or on the job training, hotel experience preferred
        • Geographic and schedule flexibility preferred

          Hyatt is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Dallas , Sous Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Dallas, Texas

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