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Banquet Chef - Luxury Resort

West Sedona, AZ 86336

Posted: 10/18/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1639777 Salary: 50k/year - 55k/year State/Province: AZ

Job Description

Banquet Chef - Sedona, AZ Resort

$50,000 - $55,000

Have you ever dreamed of working in the heart of Sedona, AZ, where natural beauty meets luxury? Imagine a place where the rugged desert landscape creates a stunning backdrop for an award-winning resort. That's the setting you'll find yourself in as the Banquet Chef at this high-end establishment.

Our ideal candidate has experience in the hospitality industry, preferably with resort experience. As the Banquet Chef, you will be instrumental in creating memorable dining experiences for our guests. Located in Sedona, AZ, this role offers the chance to work in one of the most beautiful locations in the United States.

As a Banquet Chef, your role involves collaborating with our Executive Chef to deliver exceptional food service across our property, all the while operating within our set budget.

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • You'll be at the helm of coordinating all hot and cold banquet foods, working closely with the Executive Chef to ensure our quality standards are met.
  • Your keen eye for quality ensures that our banquet foods are the best available.
  • You'll be attending all daily Banquet Event Order (BEO) meetings, communicating any changes in guarantees and food products to the Executive Chef.
  • As a mentor, you'll be shaping the future of culinary arts by coaching and training aspiring Chefs.
  • You'll also have the opportunity to develop your leadership skills at one of the country's top-rated resorts.
  • You'll assist in maintaining an adequate supply of all food items used at the property, planning one or two days ahead of operations for timely product delivery.
  • You'll be in charge of all banquet food operations, ensuring quality and quantity meet our standards. This involves maintaining a strong relationship with Banquet Managers and the rest of the staff.
  • Your skills in cost control, payroll, and menu planning will be put to good use, working alongside the Executive Chef.
  • Lastly, you'll be communicating with the Executive Steward on all banquet equipment needed, ensuring necessary items are in-house a week ahead.

What you bring to the table:

  • An associate degree in culinary arts or equivalent apprenticeship.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • 3 – 5 years of progressive culinary experience in BOH operations.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and motivational/mentorship skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Ability to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, hear, taste, and smell.
  • ServeSafe Sanitation Management certification.

Join us and help shape the future of hospitality!

Send your resume to Danielle Salerno danielle@geckohospitality.com



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Meet Your Recruiter

Don Hutcheson, CPC
Franchise Partner

Don Hutcheson joined Gecko Hospitality after spending over 30 years in executive leadership roles with industry leaders in the restaurant business. He has a proven track record of identifying, developing, and building high performing leadership teams. Most recently, Don was the Vice President of Operations for Panera Bread. Leading a team of over 3900 team members, managers, and directors. 

Don started his restaurant career as an entry level assistant manager and quickly learned what it takes to advance up the management ranks. 13 months later, he was promoted to GM.  Putting other people first and helping those around you shine has been a philosophy and practice that he has lived by for 30 years.  

Don is excited to utilize his operational experience, strategic thinking, and collaboration skills to match talented people with fulfilling careers.  Don is married to his wife Jana and they both enjoy boating, beach, and golf. 

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