Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Chef de Cuisine - Wright's at Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria
At a glance
Location: US-AZ-Phoenix Map
Posted: 10/11/2019
Closing: 11/10/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Job description

The historic and luxurious Arizona Biltmore Resort is looking for a Chef de Cuisine to oversee our fine dining restaurant, Wright's!

From the indigenous ingredients of Native Americans to the unique and bold flavors brought forth by early settlers, Wright's creates a culinary experience that tells the story of the Arizona Desert, drawing upon the region's rich heritage and culture. The menu features foods of the land, presented in an artistic and contemporary fashion that marries both the old and the new.

With 738 rooms, over 200,000 square feet of banquet space, and 7 food and beverage outlets, this Waldorf Astoria property offers an exciting opportunity for a creative, passionate, and driven chef!

What will I be doing?

As Chef de Cuisine, you would be responsible for leading the culinary production of a designated kitchen in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Lead daily culinary production, to include, but not limited to, preparation and production of meals, food quality and presentation, compliance with all safety and sanitation standards and regulation, team member productivity and performance, cost controls and overall profitability
  • Perform general management duties including, but not limited to, systems management, budget and forecasting, report generation, department management and meeting participation and facilitation
  • Visually inspect, select and use quality food and beverage products including, but not limited to, fruits, vegetables, meats, fish and spices
  • Create and implement new menus and individual food items
  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, conducting counseling and assisting with evaluations, scheduling and assigning work and delivering recognition and reward
  • Recruit, interview and train team members

What are we looking for?

  • Five (5) or more years of experience as a Chef
  • Luxury hotel and/or fine dining experience required
  • Open availability to work varying days, typically between the hours of 11am-9pm, with the flexibility to work outside of these hours as business dictates
  • Candidates currently residing in Phoenix are strongly preferred for this role

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability
What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!


Chef de Cuisine - Wright's at Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria