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Requisition Number: 1117408
Job Title: Executive Chef
Date Posted: 3/30/2017
Department: Food & Beverage
Property: Horseshoe Baltimore
Shift: Varies
Status: Full-Time


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Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world's largest casino entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada more than 70 years ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions, and now owns or manages casino resorts on four continents. The company's resorts operate primarily under the Harrah's, Caesars and Horseshoe brand names; Caesars also owns the London Clubs International family of casinos and the World Series of Poker.  

Since 1951, the legendary Horseshoe Casino has been all about the gambler.  We know how to make our guests feel like big fish.  Our service is secondary to none, our casinos are damn nice and our amenities keep our guests wanting more. We have a confidence that comes from working for the number one casino brand in every market in which we operate. 

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore on Russell Street in Baltimore’s south side opened in August 2014. Horseshoe Baltimore was designed to maximize connectivity with existing hospitality operators, neighboring professional sports venues M&T Bank Stadium and Camden Yards, and the city’s famed Inner Harbor. With nearly 122,000 square feet of non-stop gaming action, the casino features video lottery terminals (VLTs), table games, and a World Series of Poker room.  Guy Fieri’s Baltimore Kitchen and Bar, John Besh and Aarón Sánchez’s Johnny Sánchez, Horseshoe’s famous Jack Binion’s Steak and a “Baltimore Marketplace” featuring authentic Charm City food outlets round out the food offerings.  Horseshoe Baltimore also features nightlife at 14forty, Horseshoe’s center bar featuring 24/7 entertainment, not to mention bars such as B’More Beers, which highlights some of Baltimore’s famed brewers.  





Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

Assists with the development of long-range planning goals and the strategic direction for the culinary operation, which include capital needs based upon new technology, manpower needs for the company and individuals; product needs (addressing quality, availability and pricing). Trains and manages culinary staff.  Coordinates all related culinary activities. Selects and develops recipes.  Ensures that menu planning and pricing are considered for viability of the food operation while implementing cost containment measures to keep operation profitable.  Ensures proper equipment operation/maintenance and ensures proper safety and sanitation in kitchen.

 

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES (PLEASE LIST POSITION TITLES):

EDR/Marketplace/Banquets/Stewarding Sous Chef

Binion’s Sous Chef

Guy’s Sous Chef

Sanchez Sous Chef

Noodle Bar Sous Chef

 

 

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

·         Analyzes current food trends to determine viability of the operation.

·         Analyzes and understands market research as it relates to the food operation.

·         Researches, develops and implements procedures impacting the direction of the food operation.

·         Delivers clear direction to the staff regarding the current and future objectives of the food operation.

·         Standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality

·         Ability to offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrate culinary techniques.

·         Delivers planning messages in a clear, articulate manner to the executive and managerial teams, as well as the culinary staff.

·         Maintains all facilities, equipment and work areas in a sanitary condition and operating as per health codes.

·         Implements established safety policies and procedures.

·         Responsible for the creation and execution of the food budget.

·         Develops and delivers the strategies needed for realizing the budget.

·         Responsible for growth, development and mentoring of Chefs and Assistant Chefs.




Qualifications:

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 

Culinary Degree preferred.  Ten plus years in culinary management with three to five years in executive management.   

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

·         Must have the ability to plan organize and implement daily assignments.

·         Strong leadership and supervisory skills.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Diverse, fast-paced, deadline drive, multi-project coordination, prioritizing and flexing to accommodate last minute requests and changes. 

 




Disclaimer 
While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the current job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).

As part of Caesars Entertainment’s employment process, finalist candidates will be required to complete a background check, prior to an offer being extended.  These background checks include:

  • Prior Employment Verification   
  • Education Verification    
  • Social Security Trace    
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Drug Screen    
  • Motor Vehicles Records (where required for position)