Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel - Palo Alto
  • 06-Oct-2017 to 06-Jan-2018 (PST)
  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & 401k

Who We Are...

Since 1973, BPR has developed and managed unique hotels that were designed to create lasting memories. We strive to bring real passion and creativity into every project. As a family owned company, our team and hotels are a reflection of our core values: To be scrappy and hardworking, to be authentic and humble, to always seek to understand and be committed to growth.

The BPR team is a group of self-starters and outside the box thinkers. We are scrappy individuals who are committed to team growth. To us, every interaction and project is a chance to create a unique experience. It's a chance to roll up our sleeves and work with the resources we have. That's how we got our start.

Today, BPR is a company of 600 employees, with thirteen lifestyle and branded hotels, all unique to the communities they serve. Although we have grown tremendously since the beginning, the same core principles passed down from our founder remain intact. That's why we are committed to finding creative individuals who have what it takes to get the job done.

Help us build something unique.

Managed by BPR Properties, Cabana Crowne Plaza is 195-room hotel located in Palo Alto surrounded by the vibrant energy of Silicon Valley. The Crowne Plaza Palo Alto prides itself in bringing employees into the welcome ambiance of a completely renovated and upscale tech savvy hotel. The Cabana also features 4290 Bistro & Bar- a delicious restaurant offering contemporary American cuisines.


What We Look For...  

We are looking for a Sous Chef to be part of a first-class culinary team that provides support, supervises, and coordinates the preparation of food according to the standards set by the Executive Chef.


The Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Executive Chef executing banquet events, breakfast, brunch, lunch & dinner service.
  • Identify current and future customer food preferences by establishing personal contact and rapport with clients and hotel catering and sales staff.
  • Responsible for recipes, menu creation, implementation and efficient daily operation of restaurant, in room dinning, and banquets for all meals of the day.
  • Oversee the front line, offering a great culinary experience to our restaurant and banquet cooks.
  • Prepare and train staff in use of working menus, portion size, recipe cards and photo standards.
  • Work with restaurant management to increase food knowledge of staff to properly sell menu to customers.
  • Conduct daily walk-through of all walk-in refrigerators, storage rooms, and food lines to ensure rotation, usage, cleanliness and proper sanitation.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment by implementing federal, state and local sanitation requirements; maintaining first aid, CPR, and Heimlich maneuver certification; instructing others in the use of kitchen utensils, equipment operation and sanitation and sanitary food handling.
  • Assist in the responsibility to select, train, supervise, develop, discipline and counsel employees in accordance with hotel policies and procedures.
  • Assist in scheduling staff according to business levels, maintaining and monitoring overtime, labor and food costs.


The Model Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in full-service restaurant.
  • 2+ years of Sous Chef experience.
  • Graduation from a culinary academy preferred.
  • Hospitality experience preferred.





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**BPR Properties is an EOE M/F/D/V **

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