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Executive Chef

Company: Highgate Hotels
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Highgate Hotels

TableOne is a dynamic new partnership from leading hospitality investment and management company, Highgate, the culinary and creative expertise of Chef Michael Mina, and the hospitality leadership of restaurateur Patric Yumul. Built on decades of innovation, success, and expertise, TableOne is where the brightest minds of the culinary world are setting the table for truly memorable hospitality experiences. We bring together renowned chefs, rising stars, breakthrough mixologists, designers, innovators, and operators to create distinctive new concepts for the world's leading hotels.

Highgate is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco, and Honolulu, with a growing Caribbean and Latin America footprint. The hospitality-forward company provides expert guidance through all stages of the property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate has a proven record of developing its diverse portfolio of bespoke lifestyle hotel brands, legacy brands, and independent hotels and resorts with contemporary programming and digital acumen. The company utilizes industry-leading revenue management tools that efficiently identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive outperformance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in New York, Dallas, London, Miami, and Seattle.


To operate the restaurant daily with efficiency, respect, friendliness, professionalism, teamwork, knowledge, patience, awareness, compassion, courtesy and initiative. Understanding the culinary philosophy of the restaurant, attention to detail and follow through of all restaurant policies. Performs all aspects of position with efficiency, respect, friendliness, professionalism, teamwork, knowledge, patience, awareness, compassion, courtesy and initiative. Leads the management staff, ensures that service standards are on par with all outside accreditation sources: including but not limited to Zagat, Gayot, Relais & Chateaux, Mobil 5 Star, AAA Five Diamond, Wine Spectator, and Michelin Star establishment and in keeping with the service foundation and philosophy established by the company.


- Ensure that all guests feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly, and courteous service at all times.
- Be responsible for the timely updating of the RecipeXchange Website and all its content.
- Oversee and coordinate the planning, organizing, training and leadership necessary to achieve stated objectives in sales, costs, employee retention, guest service and satisfaction, food quality, cleanliness, and sanitation.
- Provide leadership to create a culture and work environment based upon respect; providing opportunities for staff to learn, grow and develop their abilities through training of employees and creating a positive, productive working environment. Successful demonstration of this will be evident by employee satisfaction and retention of those under your supervision.
- Possess a Qualifying Certificate in Food Protection from the local Department of Health that has jurisdiction over the employing property.
- Understand completely all policies, procedures, standards, specifications, guidelines, and training programs for a Mobil Five Star establishment.
- Assume 100% responsibility for the quality of products served.
- Attend all scheduled employee meetings and bring suggestions for improvement.
- Document all recipes in a standard kitchen format and share with kitchen employees.
- Perform inventory and purchasing responsibilities daily.
- Work with the Corporate Chef and Human Resources Director in creating and sustaining an internship program that embraces diversity, education, and discipline.
- Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the restaurant's recipes, portioning, cooking, and serving standards.
- Fill in where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations.
- Continually strive to develop your staff in all areas of managerial and professional development.
- Continually strive to develop your staff in all areas of food education.
- Prepare all required paperwork, including forms, reports, and schedules in an organized and timely manner.
- Ensure that all equipment is kept clean and kept in excellent working condition through personal inspection and by following the restaurant's preventative maintenance programs.
- Ensure that all products are received in correct unit count and condition and deliveries are performed in accordance with the restaurant's receiving policies and procedures.
- Oversee and ensure that restaurant policies on employee performance appraisals are followed and completed on a timely basis.
- Be knowledgeable of restaurant policies regarding personnel and together with the Human Resources Director administer prompt, fair and consistent corrective action for any and all violations of company policies, rules, and procedures.
- Fully understand and comply with all federal, state, county and municipal regulations that pertain to health, safety and labor requirements of the restaurant, employees, and guests.
- Know and comply consistently with kitchen rules, policies, and procedures.
- Assist in creating a dynamic menu for Main Dining Room and Private Rooms that evolves and changes on a regular basis.
- Supervise the kitchen during prep and service periods.
- Expedite service: canap-- through mignardises.
- Schedule labor as required by business activity while ensuring that all positions are staffed when needed while maintaining labor cost objectives.
- Act with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promote the culture, values, and mission of Tableone Hospitality/ Highgate.
- Understand philosophy of management and owner. Displays consistent attention to detail and follow through of all restaurant policies.
- Collaborates with team to create a culture and restaurant work environment based upon respect; fosters opportunities for team to learn, grow and develop their abilities.
- Understand completely all programs, procedures, standards, specifications, guidelines, and training programs.

Keywords: Highgate Hotels, San Francisco , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , San Francisco, California

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