Plaza Hotel & Casino BANQUET CHEF in Las Vegas, Nevada

BANQUET CHEF

About the Organization

The Plaza Hotel and Casino redefines Downtown Las Vegas luxury and creates a perfect combination of comfort and sophistication. Anchoring the Fremont Street Experience, the Plaza has been an iconic hotel in Downtown Las Vegas for the past 40 years and a recent property reinvention has allowed the Plaza to retain its classic Las Vegas charm and embrace a new world look. Boasting real values, real people and classic fun.

Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The Banquet Chef performs a variety of duties involving the menu planning, preparation, and serving of food for all Corporate and Restaurant High Profile Guests. Creates menus and events under the direct supervision of the Executive Chef or designee, with wide latitude for independent decision making. This position provides or supports service to internal/external customers. Perform responsibilities in accordance with all PlayLV Company standards, policies, and procedures.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Execute banquets and special events for property

  • Determine management, production and scheduling

  • Follow SNHD requirements

  • Establish personal performance goals that are consistent with company standards of productivity and devise a strategy to meet those goals

  • Review and analyze actions at the end of each day, week, month, and year to determine how to better utilize time and plans more effectively

Other Specific Job Functions:

  • Understand the terminology of the business and keep abreast of technology changes in products and services

  • Know and understand the federal, state and local requirements which govern the company's business

  • Follow lawful directions from Management

  • Understands and follows work rules and procedures

  • Participate in performance management

  • Interacts well with others and be a positive influence on employee morale

  • Uphold the company's non-disclosure and confidentiality policies and agreements

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to give all details or a step-by-step account of the way each procedure or task is performed. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department.

Position Requirements

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Ability to communicate effectively with Guests, Team Members and Management in both written and verbal form

  • Ability to understand and analyze Budget and P&L Statements. Strong managerial skills

  • Knowledge of Food and Labor costs

  • Three (3) years’ experience in a large volume food establishment including banquets, buffets and specialty restaurants

  • Must possess excellent customer service, employee relations and leadership skills

  • Knowledge for all phases of food administration, cost control and familiarity of all food services is required

  • Must have ability to create high staff morale and develop people

  • Must have successful Board of Health inspections

Preferred:

  • Culinary Arts Degree

  • College degree or Culinary Arts Degree preferred

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • ServSafe

  • Food Handlers Card

PlayLV Gaming is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, PlayLV Gaming will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Location

PLAZA HOTEL AND CASINO

EOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.