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Hyatt Executive Chef in TORONTO, Canada

Description:

Find your place at Park Hyatt Toronto: Be a part of something bigger. Make a difference in the lives of those around you. Love where you work. Join a family that values respect, integrity, inclusion, empathy, experimentation and well-being. At Hyatt, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of our purpose: to care for people so they can be their best.

Be part of the team bringing in a new era of a Toronto legacy hotel. Recently renovated with striking architecture, art and bespoke culinary experiences, Park Hyatt Toronto offers a sophisticated, approachable luxury with a distinct character highlighting our Yorkville location.

WHAT ARE THE ADDITIONAL BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE Park Hyatt Toronto?

§ Complimentary meal during shift

§ Paid medical days

§ Paid wellness days

§ Employer RRSP Matching Contributions

§ Complimentary hotel nights and discounts at Hyatt properties around the world

§ Extended Health and Dental medical benefits for you and your dependents 30 days after joining

§ Tuition reimbursement program

Job Title : Executive Chef, Park Hyatt Toronto

Job Summary : We are seeking an experienced and innovative Executive Chef to lead our culinary team at the prestigious Park Hyatt Toronto.

As a member of the hotel Executive Committee, the Executive Chef is a highly visible role with exposure to senior leadership and the community. This position reports to the hotel's general manager.

The Executive Chef will be responsible for maintaining the highest standards of culinary excellence, creating memorable dining experiences for our guests, and overseeing the efficient operation of the kitchen.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Lead and manage all aspects of the kitchen and stewarding operations, ensuring the delivery of high-quality food and services.

  • Develop innovative menus that incorporate local Toronto flavours and align with global culinary trends, enhancing the dining experience for our guests.

  • Manage kitchen staff, including hiring, training, and developing a talented culinary team, fostering a culture of excellence and professionalism.

  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations, maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment.

  • Collaborate with the restaurant management team and other departments to achieve operational goals and objectives.

  • Control and manage the kitchen budget, including food and labour costs, to maximize profitability without compromising quality.

  • Source the highest quality ingredients from local suppliers, building strong relationships within the Toronto culinary community.

  • Engage with guests to receive feedback and ensure their dining expectations are exceeded.

  • Stay updated on the latest culinary trends and techniques, incorporating them into the menu and kitchen operations.

  • Implement sustainable practices in the kitchen, aligning with Hyatt's commitment to environmental stewardship.

Qualifications:

  • Culinary Arts degree or equivalent professional culinary certification.

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in culinary management, preferably in a luxury hotel or high-end restaurant setting.

  • Exceptional culinary skills.

  • Familiarity with kosher dietary laws and practices is considered an asset.

  • Expertise in creative menu development, particularly in high-volume banquet settings.

  • Strong leadership and team management abilities, with experience in mentoring and developing culinary talent.

  • In-depth knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations.

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

  • Flexibility to work varied hours, including weekends and holidays.

Park Hyatt Toronto is dedicated to offering employment accommodation in compliance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Should you be contacted for a job opportunity, please inform the Human Resources department if you need any accommodations.

Primary Location: CA-ON-Toronto

Organization: Park Hyatt Toronto

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Culinary

Req ID: TOR001929

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.