• Executive Banquet Chef

    Job Locations US-CA-Carlsbad
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/19/2018 2:27 PM)
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  • Overview

    La Costa Resort and Spa


    La Costa


    Nestled among the beautiful coastal foothills of Carlsbad, CA, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa is honored as the #1 Wellness Spa by Spa magazine. Omni La Costa's acclaimed restaurants present an updated take on locally inspired cuisine and culinary delights. Steps from your door, world-class accommodations, championship golf and tennis, eight pools and more anxiously wait to welcome your arrival.


    Omni La Costa associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, Omni La Costa may be your perfect match.

    Job Description

    To oversee food quality and production of the Banquet Kitchen.


    1. Direct supervision of day to day operation of all banquet functions.
    2. Needs to understand the concepts and have the experience of interacting within a professional kitchen.
    3. Follows instructions and understand the philosophy of the Executive Chef and carry out those ideas, stressing them to associates.
    4. Deal with other individuals (cooks), on a one to one basis, instructing and guiding them in their jobs.
    5. Ensures quality eye appeal, taste and monitors them daily.
    6. Controls cleanliness, sanitation throughout the kitchen, walk ins and ensures proper rotation of foods.
    7. Implements new menus and sees to its proper implementations.
    8. Maintain accurate administrative records on a timely basis and complete projects on time.
    9. Ability to work in an organized fashion.
    10. Ability to train and develop future culinary associates.
    11. Ability to work in a pro-active fashion.
    12. Daily walk through all kitchens, walk-ins for proper rotation of food and sanitation.
    13. Daily routine check of mise en place and quality of food product.
    14. Organize proper recipe file and keep updated.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  Oversee Banquet Kitchen staff on a daily basis.


    This brief job profile is to give a general idea of the job and in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the associate in this position. Other duties will be assigned.



    • Apprentice program or CIA graduate, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Minimum of 4 years experience in a luxury hotel or restaurant as a banquet chef with high volume in catering.
    • Able to give direction, train and supervise banquet cooks.
    • Knowledge of all basic skills such as butchering, sauces, soups cooking of meat, fish and vegetables.



    • Certification of apprenticeship program or culinary certification. 
    • San Diego County Foodhandler’s card or ServeSafe Certification will be required prior to the start of employment.


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