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Banquet Chef

Come Work Where Texas Meets the World

Our guests may be here for a conference, dining, special occasion or a place to stay, the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center meets every need with world-class attention to detail.

Steps from UT and the Capitol, the Center offers stylish and comfortable accommodations for business travelers, festival attendees, Austin sightseers and more. You’ll appreciate the convenience — and you’ll love our Texas hospitality.

  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Annual Merit Increases
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Performance Awards $
  • Free Shift Meals
  • Paid Daily Breaks
  • Lockers & Locker Rooms with Showers
  • Uniforms and Free Uniform Care
  • Discount Monthly UT Garage Parking
  • Discount Membership offerings
  • Discount Gift Shop offerings
  • Friends & Family Hotel Rooms
  • Referral Bonus $

Benefits are available for Full-time and Part-time Associates!

  • Group Medical Insurance                 Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account               Vision Insurance
  • STD & LTD Insurance                       Disability Insurance
  • Accident & Life Insurance                 401LK Plan w/ Company Match
  • Paid Sick or Personal Days               Paid Bereavement Days

 If you are an enthusiastic person who is passionate about providing great customer service and feel you would make a positive addition to a great team, please submit your resume for consideration.

We are owned by UT Austin and managed by Compass Group North America, a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Principle Responsibilities & Position Purpose:

Oversee and manager the day to day operations of the banquet food.  Ensure customer satisfaction and efficiency within the kitchen.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinate, plan and supervise the production, plating and presentation of the food at all banquet events in a cost effective, safe manner to meet/exceed customer expectations and attract future business.
  • Responsible for the daily production of all banquet food.
  • Assists in the creation and recommends menu changes.
  • Recommends and implements procedural/production changes.
  • Supervisory, leadership, management and coaching skills.
  • Ability to communicate on various levels to include management, customers, client, and associates.
  • Mandatory adherence to the Platinum Service process on a daily basis.To include Platinum Service Standards, Great Elements of Customer Service, and the “To BE” Philosophy.

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by management based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Log all absenteeism and employee lateness
  • Oversee key inventory
  • Monitor special requests for guests
  • Inspect back of the house areas
  • All other reasonable requests as required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Frequency Key:

Never - 0 hours; Rare - up to 1 hour; Occasional - 1-3 hours; Frequent - 3-6 Hours; Constant - 6-8 hours

Physical Activity                                              Frequency

Sitting                                                               Occasional

Walking                                                             Frequent

Climbing stairs                                                  Occasional

Standing                                                           Frequent

Crouching/Bending/Stooping                           Frequent

Reaching                                                          Frequent

Grasping                                                           Occasional

Pushing/Pulling                                                  Occasional up to 50 lbs

Near Vision                                                       Constant

Far Vision                                                         Constant

Hearing                                                             Constant

Talking                                                              Constant

Smell                                                                Constant

Lifting/carrying (#50 lbs)                                   Occasional

Travel                                                               Rare

OTHER DUTIES

Assimilate PLATINUM SERVICE culture into The AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center through understanding, supporting and participating in all elements of PLATINUM SERVICE. Demonstrate working knowledge of the service standards.

Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by Flik from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Ability to arrive to work on time and when scheduled.
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess necessary management skills to include problem solving, decision-making, leadership, organization, planning, initiative, enthusiastic attitude towards customer service and a commitment to a team environment.
  • Be flexible concerning scheduling needs and requirements.
  • Ability to sell concepts and ideas to management, peers, and employees.
  • Good knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Demonstrate team building experience.
  • Track record promoting an atmosphere of teamwork.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

EDUCATION

A.A. Degree in Culinary Arts preferred.

EXPERIENCE LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES

2 – 3 years of culinary supervision position

ServSafe® certified

GROOMING

All team members must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).

OTHER

Additional language ability preferred.

 

 

                                                                                  

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