Executive Chef AC Hotel

AC Hotel Washington DC Convention Center
Washington, DC

Posted July 22, 2020

Executive Chef position for the future expansion to the AC Hotel Downtown Convention Center opening in October of 2020. Spanish style tapas concept. Marriott experience preferred. Apply today!

Executive Chef AC Hotel

POSITION SUMMARY The Company operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, so operational demands require variations in shift days, starting and ending times, and hours worked in a week.  

The Executive Chef manages staff and day-to-day Kitchen operations including planning and managing the production and presentation of quality food in a cost effective, safe manner.  Creates and recommends menu changes to achieve guest satisfaction.  The Executive Chef manages responsibilities in alignment with senior management, Company policies and procedures, brand standards and local, state and national regulations.  Responsible for quality service, meeting/exceeding financial and service goals, and managing within approved plans and objectives.  Contributes to and recommends budget, capital expenditures, inventory controls, sales and business plans, and short/long term planning. 

This position directly manages assigned staff and indirectly manages all subordinates.  Articulates Company goals to the staff.  Demonstrates commitment to these goals through work ethic, integrity and respect for the Company and associates.  Unites associates in a common commitment to achieve and exceed these goals.  Works closely with management throughout the hotel and the Company.  Impresses guests with quality and timely service in a pleasant and friendly manner.

Education and Experience: 

High school education plus schooling in culinary arts or related major.  Three or more years of related experience.  Familiarity with hospitality industry practices preferred.  

Skills and Abilities:

Possess knowledge of culinary arts, food & beverage service, hospitality, business and basic accounting principles and practices.  Possess organizational skills that result in accurate, timely and thorough work.  Ability to effectively and efficiently manage daily operations and resolve operational problems.  Ability to appropriately interview, hire, schedule, motivate, train, monitor and address staff performance.

Ability to compile facts and figures and analyze information which involves data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at logical conclusions. Ability to anticipate and identify issues and exercise initiative to investigate, interpret and reach logical conclusions and make sound business decisions.

Possess strong listening, verbal and written communication skills with professionalism, diplomacy and confidentiality.  Display consistent professional leadership while simultaneously handling competing and changing priorities and projects.  Remain positive, resourceful and possess the ability to improvise while working in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure. 

Knowledge of and ability to operate a computer, calculator, phone and other office equipment.  Must satisfy and comply with the legal requirements for employment within the jurisdiction. 

AC Hotel Washington DC Convention Center

234 Room Hotel

Steps from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Stylish guest-rooms with sleek uncluttered surfaces, bath amenities by Greek apothecary Korres, and bedding with crisp white linens create a comfortable oasis for both business and leisure travelers. The AC Kitchen boasts european breakfast offerings like fresh baked croissants and carved to order prosciutto, savory egg tarts and fluffy cappuccinos. And evening beverage rituals feature our signature Gin Tonic among other cocktail curations paired with authentic Spanish tapas. Don't miss the rooftop lounge featuring live entertainment, inspired cocktails, and unique menu offerings while taking in sweeping views of downtown DC.