Job Number 23158607Job Category Food and Beverage & CulinaryLocation The Ritz-Carlton Naples, 280 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples, Florida, United StatesSchedule Full-TimeLocated Remotely? NRelocation? NPosition Type ManagementJOB SUMMARYManages the daily kitchen utility operations and staff. Areas of responsibilities include dish room operations, night cleaning, back dock cleaning and maintenance, banquet plating and food running. Supervises kitchen employees not actively engaged in cooking (e.g., dishwashers, kitchen helpers, etc.). Strives to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget.CANDIDATE PROFILEEducation and Experience High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the procurement, food and beverage, culinary, or related professional area.OR 2-year degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 2 years experience in the procurement, food and beverage, culinary, or related professional area.CORE WORK ACTIVITIESManaging Day-to-Day Operations Orders and manages necessary supplies. Ensuring workers have supplies, equipment, tools, and uniforms necessary to do their jobs. Schedules events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others. Monitors the inflow of ordered materials and the maintenance of current materials. Conducts china, glass and silver inventories. Controls inventories of food, equipment, smallware, and liquor, and report shortages to designated personnel. Inspects supplies, equipment, and work areas in order to ensure efficient service and conformance to standards. Investigates reports and follows-up on employee accidents. Manages all equipment, china, glass and silver (e.g., adequate clean supplies of each). Supervises employees ability to follow loss prevention policies to prevent accidents and control costs. Enforces proper cleaning routines for serviceware, equipment, floors, etc. Enforces proper use and cleaning of all dish room machinery. Ensures all food holding and transport equipment is in working order. Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards. Informs and/or updates the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.Leading Kitchen Team Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example. Supervises and manages employees. Manages all day-to-day operations. Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence. Provides the leadership, vision and direction to bring together and prioritize the departmental goals in a way that will be efficient and effective. Ensures and maintains the productivity level of employees. Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors. Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc. Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members. Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members. Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position. Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees. Participates in the management of department's controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals. Strives to improve service performance. Solicits employee feedback. Understands the impact of department's operation on the overall property financial goals and objectives.Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service Attends meetings and communicates with executive, peers, and subordinates as an effort to improve quality of service. Manages day-to-day operations, ensures the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis. Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance. Recruits, interviews, selects, hires, and promotes employees in the organization. Trains employees in safety procedures. Provides feedback to individuals based on observation of service behaviors. Reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns. Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process. Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently. Ensures utility staff is properly trained regarding sanitation, equipment handling and chemical usage. Participates in employee progressive discipline procedures.Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law. Marriott International considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.At more than 100 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. Attracting the world’s top hospitality professionals who curate lifelong memories, we believe that everyone succeeds when they are empowered to be creative, thoughtful and compassionate.Every day, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over and pride ourselves on delivering excellence in the care and comfort of our guests.Your role will be to ensure that the “Gold Standards” of The Ritz-Carlton are delivered graciously and thoughtfully every day. The Gold Standards are the foundation of The Ritz-Carlton and are what guides us each day to be better than the next. It is this foundation and our belief that our culture drives success by which The Ritz Carlton has earned the reputation as a global brand leader in luxury hospitality. As part of our team, you will learn and exemplify the Gold Standards, such as our Employee Promise, Credo and our Service Values. And our promise to you is that we offer the chance to be proud of the work you do and who you work with.In joining The Ritz-Carlton, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work, begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global team, and become the best version of you.