Miami Beach, Florida

A beloved hotel with an enviable oceanfront location is now even better, following a $50 million renovation. Our newly redesigned Loews Miami Beach Hotel includes all-new touchpoints throughout the property. Welcome to a South Beach Icon, Reimagined.

The Restaurant Chef position coordinates/oversees the activities of all food production team members in the preparation of menu items for the three-meal restaurant, lobby bar and room service. Ensures that all food products are of the highest quality and are ready to serve in a timely manner. Responsible for all Kitchen food ordering, production, holding and storage. Additional responsibilities include selection, training, scheduling of all Kitchen team members.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Achieve culinary operational objectives by contributing information and analysis to strategic plans and reviews; prepare and complete action plans; implement production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; identify and resolving problems; determine system improvements; implement change. Assist in off premise and media relation events
  • Develop new menu concepts. Develop, test, and cost out new menu items. Maintain updated and accurate recipes and costing of all dishes prepared and sold in assigned area of responsibility
  • Oversee and participate in methods of preparation, portion sizes, and timeliness of food preparation; control food usage to minimize waste. Regularly inspect the quality and quantity of food items for all meal periods.
  • Ensures culinary execution is consistent with branding elements of the foodservice outlet; check and approve all menu items and other food items prepared and ensure all items are prepared in an attractive and appetizing manner
  • Evaluates individual employee performance, determines areas in need of improvement or requirements for advancement, establishes goals, objectives and training needs required to achieve same

Supportive Functions and Responsibilities
  • Interviews, selects, trains, appraises, coaches, counsels and disciplines departmental team members according to Loews Hotels standards
  • Follows New Hire Training and ongoing Star Service Competency program in accordance with hotel policy
  • Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
  • Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards and complies with required safety regulations and procedures
  • Complies with hotel standards, policies and rules. Remains current with hotel information and changes. Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards.


  • Excellent culinary skills and knowledge of food productions techniques
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Food Service Sanitation Standards
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of kitchen equipment use and operation
  • Ability to bend, stoop, stand, lift 50 pounds and push carts weighing up to 200 pounds
  • Outstanding management, organizational, communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to speak, read and write English
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays

  • Knowledge of current market trends and techniques

  • College degree preferred

  • Five to Six years experience in quality food production, in an upscale hotel or freestanding restaurant
  • Three plus years Supervisory experience in quantity food production, in an upscale hotel or freestanding restaurant

Licenses and Certificates:
  • ACF certification as \"Restaurant Chef\" or culinary degree from recognized culinary institute and equivalent experience

Miami Beach, Florida

Loews Hotels & Co was founded in 1946 and continues to own and operate hotels and resorts in the United States and Canada. Headquartered in New York City, hotel destinations include Annapolis, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Chicago O'Hare, Hollywood, Miami Beach, Minneapolis, Montreal, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle, and Tucson Loews Hotels & Co operates as a subsidiary of Loews Corporation (NYSE: L). WHO WE ARE: We are a dedicated team focused on allowing our guests to flourish when they are with us. From our most senior of management, to our newest team members, we are all forged of the same hospitality DNA. That defining characteristic is a willingness and commitment to offer comfort, care, and everything in us to all who come through our doors. We invest in training and development opportunities for all team members so they may grow and develop as individuals. We embrace diversity at our core and offer the opportunity for all team members to reach their potential as professionals. We promote social responsibility by being a good neighbor in the communities in which we reside. At Loews Hotels & Co, we seek to create a dynamic culture that makes work interesting, challenging, fulfilling and fun. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Loews Hotels and Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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