Banquet Chef Apply

The Craftsman Wood Grille & Tap House
Fayetteville, NY

Posted January 26, 2020

Banquet Chef

The Banquet Chef assists the Executive Chef in managing the catering kitchen. The Banquet Chef is responsible for training, supervising, and working with all cooks and culinary staff to prepare, cook, and present food in accordance to hotel standard recipes in order to create consistent quality food products. The Banquet Chef will work closely with the Executive Chef and Catering Manager in maintaining control for cost and quality. The Banquet Chef is required to adhere to the mission and values of Widewaters Hotels, LLC.

What you will be doing

  • Responsible for assisting with interviewing and training of Culinary, Back of House Staff on new menu items, menu descriptions and kitchen procedures.
  • Oversee all production staff to ensure adherence to recipes.
  • Participate in daily pre-shift meetings in order to answer Front of House staff questions daily; educate on ingredients in menus.
  • Ability to work and or oversee any Back of House Culinary or stewarding hourly position as well as receiving food and culinary department goods.
  • When practical, this position may be requested to be at all client profile events and be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends. 
  • Responsible for executing daily purchasing, ensure that invoices are being coded to the appropriate accounts and are not exceeding budget.
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest sanitation level in the culinary department by enforcing weekly and daily audits and closing lists.
  • Adhere to all state, county and city sanitation standards. Must train and uphold standards with the other department BOH staff on proper food handling and sanitation procedures daily.
  • Update menus for seasonality and as deemed necessary.
  • Work directly with the Executive Sous Chef and the Food and Beverage team on interviewing and hiring procedures, as well as ensure appropriate staffing levels.
  • Responsible for writing Prep List and properly delegating work to maximize efficiency and productivity.  
  • Responsible for maintaining quality of food product and ensuring consistency in food delivery and standards. Report any equipment in need of report to chef and engineering.
  • Ensure proper receiving, storage, and rotation of food products so as to comply with health department regulations. Supervise daily cleaning of walk-ins and reach-in boxes for safety and sanitation purposes.

Requirements

  • Minimum of two years of culinary schooling preferred.                    
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of food & quality and should have at least three years experience of kitchen experience, preferably as a kitchen supervisor or Sous chef with knowledge of most international and domestic dishes
View All Current Opportunities at Widewaters   At A Glance

Experience Craftsman Wood Grille & Tap House, our on-site restaurant featuring the contemporary American cuisine of Chef Steve Batur. Choose from a creative selection of appetizers and salads, plus exceptional entrées made from the highest quality meats and local produce. Sample our award-winning wine list while relaxing on our outdoor patio.

Hours of Operations:

  • Sunday: 10 am to 10 pm
  • Monday through Thursday: 11 am to 12 am
  • Friday & Saturday: 11 am to 1 am
  • Sunday: 10am - 3pm (Brunch)
Widewaters Hotels' Mission & Values

Widewaters Hotels is an award winning, innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Widewaters' Hotels Values: Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.

EEOC

We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

The Craftsman Wood Grille & Tap House

Restaurant

About Us

Experience Craftsman Wood Grille, our on-site restaurant featuring the contemporary American cuisine of Chef Steve Batur. Choose from a creative selection of appetizers and salads, plus exceptional entrées made from the highest quality meats and local produce. Sample our award-winning wine list while relaxing on our outdoor patio.

Hours of Operations:

  • Mon-Sat: 11am - 12am midnight
  • Sunday: 9am - 4pm Brunch Menu
  • Sunday: 4pm-10pm Dinner Menu

The Craftsman Wood Grille & Tap House

7300 East Genesee Street

Fayetteville, NY 13066

Telephone (315) 637-8000

Contact

Address:
5786 Widewaters Parkway
Syracuse, NY 13214
Phone:
315.445.2424
Fax:
315.445.8570
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