Toro Toro Chef de Partie (Full-Time) l InterContinental Miami Downtown | InterContinental

Job Description

About us:

As the world’s largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand. Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.

At InterContinental Hotels & Resorts® we want our guests to feel special, cosmopolitan and In the Know which means we need you to:

  • Be charming by being approachable, having confidence and showing respect.
  • Stay in the moment by understanding and anticipating guests’ needs, being attentive and taking ownership of getting things done.
  • Make it memorable by being knowledgeable, sharing stories and showing your style to create moments that make people feel special.

A Shining Star Among Downtown Miami Hotels, the InterContinental Miami features the city’s premier accommodations, convention, and meeting facilities. Overlooking sparkling Biscayne Bay, we provide a secure, inviting environment in a well-established area of the city. Priding ourselves on being ONE GREAT TEAM, sixth year in a row honored one of the TOP WORKPLACES of South Florida by the Sun Sentinel.

Your day to day:

As a Toro Toro Chef de Partie, you will be responsible to assist with the planning, ordering or production of food items pertaining to the respective section(s) of the food and beverage outlet or kitchen.  Prepare meals in accordance with portion and quality standards.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in creating and testing new recipes and menu design.
  • Assist in inspecting the cleanliness of the line floor and all kitchen stations.  Maintain and strictly abide by proper storage procedures and state sanitation and health regulations.  Notify Maintenance of any needed repairs.
  • Assist in determining the minimum and maximum stocks of all food, material and equipment.
  • Provide instruction to less experienced culinary staff.  Check the methods of preparation, portion, sizes, and timeliness of food preparation; control food usage to minimize waste.
  • Prepare batch recipes, cold food items and assist in all kitchen activities to ensure that guests receive high quality food items in a timely manner.  Coordinate the smooth service and relation to the pass and pick-up of food.
  • Assist in the supervision of day-to-day operation of the kitchen as needed; check the methods of preparation, portion, sizes, and timeliness of food preparation; control food usage to minimize waste.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments.  Key departmental contacts include Sales and Marketing, Catering, Banquets, Maintenance, and Guest Services. 
  • May serve as Sous Chef in his/her absence as required.
  • May assist with other duties as assigned.

What we need from you:

Qualifications and Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent, plus two years of experience as a cook, or equivalent combination of education and food preparation experience. Degree or certificate in culinary arts preferred. 

This job requires ability to perform the following:

  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Moving about the kitchen
  • Handling food, objects, products and utensils
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling

Other:

  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with other culinary staff, wait staff, and guests.
  • Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances are utilized frequently.
  • Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when giving and receiving instructions and preparing recipes
  • Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local or state government agency.
  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

What we offer:

In return we will give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we’ll give you the room to be yourself.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities/ Females/ Veterans/ Disabled.

About us:

As the world’s largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand. Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.

At InterContinental Hotels & Resorts® we want our guests to feel special, cosmopolitan and In the Know which means we need you to:

  • Be charming by being approachable, having confidence and showing respect.
  • Stay in the moment by understanding and anticipating guests’ needs, being attentive and taking ownership of getting things done.
  • Make it memorable by being knowledgeable, sharing stories and showing your style to create moments that make people feel special.

A Shining Star Among Downtown Miami Hotels, the InterContinental Miami features the city’s premier accommodations, convention, and meeting facilities. Overlooking sparkling Biscayne Bay, we provide a secure, inviting environment in a well-established area of the city. Priding ourselves on being ONE GREAT TEAM, sixth year in a row honored one of the TOP WORKPLACES of South Florida by the Sun Sentinel.

Your day to day:

As a Toro Toro Chef de Partie, you will be responsible to assist with the planning, ordering or production of food items pertaining to the respective section(s) of the food and beverage outlet or kitchen.  Prepare meals in accordance with portion and quality standards.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in creating and testing new recipes and menu design.
  • Assist in inspecting the cleanliness of the line floor and all kitchen stations.  Maintain and strictly abide by proper storage procedures and state sanitation and health regulations.  Notify Maintenance of any needed repairs.
  • Assist in determining the minimum and maximum stocks of all food, material and equipment.
  • Provide instruction to less experienced culinary staff.  Check the methods of preparation, portion, sizes, and timeliness of food preparation; control food usage to minimize waste.
  • Prepare batch recipes, cold food items and assist in all kitchen activities to ensure that guests receive high quality food items in a timely manner.  Coordinate the smooth service and relation to the pass and pick-up of food.
  • Assist in the supervision of day-to-day operation of the kitchen as needed; check the methods of preparation, portion, sizes, and timeliness of food preparation; control food usage to minimize waste.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments.  Key departmental contacts include Sales and Marketing, Catering, Banquets, Maintenance, and Guest Services. 
  • May serve as Sous Chef in his/her absence as required.
  • May assist with other duties as assigned.

What we need from you:

Qualifications and Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent, plus two years of experience as a cook, or equivalent combination of education and food preparation experience. Degree or certificate in culinary arts preferred. 

This job requires ability to perform the following:

  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Moving about the kitchen
  • Handling food, objects, products and utensils
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling

Other:

  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with other culinary staff, wait staff, and guests.
  • Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances are utilized frequently.
  • Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when giving and receiving instructions and preparing recipes
  • Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local or state government agency.
  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

What we offer:

In return we will give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we’ll give you the room to be yourself.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities/ Females/ Veterans/ Disabled.

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