Executive Chef

Wyndham Fort Smith City Center
Fort Smith, AR

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Executive Chef

Job Description

An Executive Chef is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of a kitchen, including menu planning, food preparation, and staff management. The ideal candidate will have a passion for food and a creative approach to cooking, as well as strong leadership and organizational skills.

Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement menus that meet the needs and preferences of customers
  • Ensure that all food is prepared to the highest quality standards
  • Manage and train kitchen staff, including cooks, sous chefs, and other personnel
  • Monitor inventory levels and order supplies as needed
  • Maintain a clean and organized kitchen environment
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as marketing and sales, to develop new menu items and promotions
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and developments
Skills
  • Executive CHEF certification or equivalent experience
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Creative approach to cooking and menu planning
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Ability to work well under pressure
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Wyndham Fort Smith City Center

255 Room Hotel

Delight in Downtown Fort Smith

Pet-friendly hotel in the heart of the entertainment district

You’ll be steps from the city’s best bars, music venues, and restaurants with a stay at Wyndham Fort Smith City Center, conveniently attached to the Fort Smith Convention Center and ArcBest Corporation Performing Arts Center. Easily visit landmarks like the Fort Smith National Historic Site and Chaffee Barbershop Museum, tour the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith® campus, or peruse the Fort Smith Farmer’s Market for local treats. Our contemporary, non-smoking hotel will help you recharge with fantastic amenities like a heated indoor pool, sundeck, and fitness center. Grab a bite at our on-site restaurant, 1817 Grille, or a cocktail at our bar, Tap Rom, before retiring to one of our 255 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, featuring great views of the Arkansas River or city skyline. Stay connected with free WiFi and a business center, take advantage of free parking for vehicles of all sizes, and bring along your pet for an extra fee. We offer 15,880 square feet of column-free event space, ideal for a business gathering, wedding, or celebration of any kind.