Banquet Chef

Posted Date 4 months ago(6/29/2021 1:50 PM)
Regular Full-Time
Property Name
Rittenhouse Hotel
210 West Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103 US


Opportunity:  Banquet Chef


Plan, organize, and direct the work of associates in the banquet kitchen department, ensuring quality food preparation for banquet and catering events.  Develop creative and trendy banquet menus and corresponding recipes that result in a high level of guest satisfaction, while meeting food and labor cost metrics. 


Potential Career Path   

Executive Chef –Food and Beverage Director


Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.
  • Supervise the production and preparation of food items for banquet functions as stated on banquet event order forms (BEO’s).
  • Requisition and order food and other products required to meet BEO specifications.
  • Create recipes for banquet and catered functions and train staff to accurately produce banquet food.
  • Maintain budgeted food cost.
  • Manage staffing levels in accordance with food preparation demands to ensure guest satisfaction and labor cost objectives are met.
  • Maintain proper inventory by establishing and enforcing inventory control procedures that enable staff to meet food production requirements.
  • Ensure the safe storage of food products to minimize waste and meet food safety standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness of all banquet kitchen facilities.
  • Ensure kitchen staff has appropriate required certification, licensing and training.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Culinary degree preferred.
  • Minimum four years’ banquet production experience with supervisory

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and will include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe


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About Us

Exquisite Location of this Downtown Philadelphia Hotel

The Rittenhouse Hotel is the most prestigious Philadelphia Pennsylvania hotel address. Consistently recognized not only as the premier choice of five-diamond Philadelphia luxury hotels, The Rittenhouse is also ranked among the world´s finest places to stay. Featuring all of the unique historic charm and residential ambience of Rittenhouse Square, our Philadelphia luxury hotel is convenient walking distance from major museums, cultural attractions, world-class shopping, and the business district. Experience the luxury of five-diamond service and accommodations at the premier choice of Philadelphia Pennsylvania hotels.



HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.



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