08 Aug
Banquet Chef (1000 Islands Harbor Hotel)
New York, Watertown

Beautiful Waterfront Four-Diamond luxury Hotel has immediate opening for an experienced Banquet Chef.

The Banquet Chef is responsible for the overall food service in the catering and Banquet Dept. To ensure that Quality food and unique presentation is provided consistently in accordance to the high standards set by the Executive Chef, and General Manager.

Plan and oversee day to day banquet culinary operations and give direction to employees. Visually inspect, select and use only the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, fowl, and other food products of the highest standard in the preparation of items. Maintain the food and labor costs as budgeted (or better) with the highest quality and consistent results. Attend Banquet Event Order Meetings. Participate in long range planning and development for the culinary department. Quarterly banquet food inventory count and input and requisition all food items for banquets.

Must possess basic computer skills. Knowledge of computer accounting programs, math skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required. Thorough working knowledge of hot and cold food preparation. Good working knowledge of accepted sanitation standards and applicable health codes. Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task. Ability to physically handle knives, pots, mirrors, or other display items as well as grasp, lift and carry same from shelves and otherwise transport up to 50 pounds to every area of the kitchen. Ability to perform cutting skills on work surfaces, topped with cutting boards, 3 to 4 feet in height (banquet kitchen, prep kitchen, bake shop, etc.). Proper usage and handling of various kitchen machinery to include slicers, buffalo chopper, grinders, mixers, and other kitchen related equipment. Ability to physically self-demonstrate culinary techniques, i.e., cutting, cooking principles, plate presentation, safety and sanitation practices. Ability to create, build, handle, and dismantle displays up to 8 feet high, including ice carvings.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS: Education /High school or equivalent education required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Experience 2-3 Years as a Banquet Chef.

Qualified Candidates may apply anytime online at https://www.1000islandsharborhotel.com/careers

1000 Island Harbor Hotel

200 Riverside Drive

Clayton, NY 13624

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