Executive Sous Chef
Company: The Wigwam
Location: Litchfield Park
Posted on: November 27, 2022
The Wigwam has celebrated over a century of service as Phoenix's
most historic resort established in 1918. We are currently seeking
culinary curators, to help curate those incredible, long-lasting
memories with our guests by providing them with an unforgettable
We are WIGWAM. What does it mean to be WIGWAM?
It means we are World-class Individuals Generating Warm Authentic
Memories. We believe in a true Culture of CARE. That means we focus
on caring for our employees, our guests and our community.
By joining The Wigwam you are also becoming part of the Pyramid
Global Hospitality family of hotels, where we were recently
recognized as Hotel of the Year for 2021! We have over 270 hotels
worldwide and growing, including six hotels and resorts in the
Phoenix area alone.
Over a quarter of our employees have been making history with us
for 10 years or more! Come join us and make a little history of
We are looking for a leader and someone passionate about the
culinary arts to join our Culinary team as an Executive Sous Chef.
This individual must have extensive experience working in a
high-volume professional kitchen and be a college graduate in the
culinary arts. This individual must be creative, motivated, and a
passionate hands-on leader in the kitchen! Successful candidates
for this role will have a proven track record of work with creative
menus which reflect seasonal availability based on the concept of
the restaurant, responds in a professional and courteous manner to
guests and team, and enjoys being a teacher of the culinary arts
supporting their team both personally and professionally.
The Executive Sous Chef will assist with planning and execution of
the daily production, preparation, and presentation of all food for
the hotel in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to
all standards and regulations and achieves profitable competitive
If you have a passion for the Culinary arts and are looking to join
a team where you can develop your skills, the skills of your team
and grow a career, then we want you!
* You will attract, retain, and motivate the best culinary
* You will act in the absence of the executive chef to complete the
daily ordering using the current par levels for all outlets,
employee cafeteria and banquets.
* You may be required to perform any function within the culinary
department (cook, steward etc)
* You will conduct daily walk throughs of the kitchen, make
recommendations for corrections, repairs, cleanliness concerns and
improvements if needed.
* You will conduct daily meetings with the team to ensure their
preparation, communicating all pertinent information
* You will attend weekly F&B meetings, BEO meetings, leadership
meetings, monthly safety meeting and represent the culinary
* You will be the example that the culinary team follows
* You will manage the finances of the department, analyze, and
control costs and manage the budget to achieve a profitable
* You will have thorough knowledge of food allergens and handles
any guest with food allergies with a high sense of urgency
* You will work with the culinary team to ensure prep sheets are
updated and being properly used daily
* You will guide the nightly cleaning of all kitchen areas, follow
up with pm stewarding crew to ensure dish area is clean and
organized for the following days service
* You will assist the Executive Chef in the creation, costing, and
implementation of (seasonal) menus and special menus
Our resort features numerous food & beverage outlets serviced by
our culinary team, including: *Litchfield's* (our signature
farm-to-table restaurant), *Wigwam Bar* (a spirited gathering place
offering an elevated bar menu), *Red's Bar & Grill* (a breakfast,
lunch and dinner destination with a casual atmosphere and
soul-warming cuisine), *The Tower Pool Bar & Grill* (serving fun
food & cool drinks), In-Room Dining and Banquets.
We offer our associates the following amazing benefits:
* Competitive Wages!
* Quarterly Bonus Program!
* One of the most comprehensive and affordable employee
benefits/insurance programs in the hospitality industry!
* 401K Match!
* Paid Time Off!
* Free Parking!
* Free Meals!
* Tuition Reimbursement!
* Raffles, Prizes and Awards!
* Employee discounts on Golf, Tennis, Spa, Restaurants and Hotel
Rooms around the world!
The Wigwam is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse
and inclusive work environment.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $65,000.00 per year
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay
Weekly day range:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability
* Casual dining restaurant
* Fine dining restaurant
Ability to commute/relocate:
* Litchfield Park, AZ 85340: Reliably commute or planning to
relocate before starting work (Required)
* Culinary Management: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: One location%58047475%
Keywords: The Wigwam, Phoenix , Executive Sous Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Litchfield Park, Arizona
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