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Exec Chef


Col. Hipodromo Condesa - Cuauh, Ciudad de México, MX

Property Name:  Wyndham Grand Mexico City
Req Id:  12190

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Exec Chef to join our team at Wyndham Grand Mexico City in Ciudad de MexicoCuauhtemoc.


The Executive Chef is responsible for coordinating, supervising and directing all aspects of the hotel’s food production, while maintaining profitable F&B operations and high quality products and service levels.  He/she is expected to provide training for all staff, meet corporate quality standards, establish and enforce food specifications, portion control, recipes and sanitation.  The Executive Chef is also responsible for controlling food and labor costs while maximizing guest satisfaction.


•    Work with other F&B managers and keep them informed of F&B issues as they arise.

•    Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring his/her attention.

•    Coordinate and monitor all phases of Loss Prevention in kitchen areas.

•    Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.

•    Monitor quality of all food product and presentation.

•    Ensure preparation of required reports, including (but not limited to) Wage Progress, payroll, revenue, employee Schedules, quarterly actions plans.

•    Oversee all aspects of the daily operation of the kitchen and food production areas.

•    Respond to guest complaints in a timely manner.

•    Ensure compliance with SOP’s in all outlets.

•    Ensure compliance with requisition procedures.

•    Conduct staff performance reviews in accordance with Wyndham standards.

•    Understand, implement and monitor corporate promotions in outlets, including buffet and three-meal concept standards.

•    Know and enforce all local health department sanitation laws.

•    Work with the Director of F&B to create and implement menus.

•    Design and implement employee cafeteria rotating menu and oversee cafeteria operations.

•    Coordinate, supervise and direct the Stewarding Department.

•    Compute daily food cost.

•    Develop proper training and direction of departmental assistants in compliance with company standards of quality, specifications, portion control, recipes, employee relations, sanitation, etc.

•    Understand daily forecasts and customer counts.

•    Coordinate all par stock levels.

•    Assess food portion size, visual appeal, taste and temperature of items served.

•    Direct and train all chefs to ensure adequate operation in all outlets.

•    Create menus for prospective clients.

•    Review and approve weekly payroll.

•    Check food purchases for proper ordering, quality and price structure.

•    Oversee daily activities such as preparation for all food items, receiving daily inventories, log-on report and food cost report.

•    Communicate to Engineering any physical maintenance problems.

•    Assist catering sales on all special menus and price structures.


•    Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.

•    Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.

•    Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.

•    Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.

•    Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.

•    Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.

•    Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.

•    Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags.

•    Comply with Wyndham Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.

•    Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.

•    Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.

•    Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.

•    Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.

•    Perform other duties as requested by management.


•    A 2-year, 3-year or 4-year culinary degree and at least 5 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field.

•    Previous experience in the position or similar is required.

•    Proficiency in English is required and desirable for other languages.

•    Knowledge of the following systems: Symphony, Opera, Hotsos, Opentable and similar.

•    Must have knowledge of F&B preparation techniques, health department rules and regulations, liquor laws and regulations.

•    Leadership.

•    Creativity and innovation.

•    Cost control.

•    Menu development.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Job Location: Wyndham Grand Mexico City, Aguascalientes 153, Ciudad de Mexico, Cuauhtemoc  06100
Employment Status: Full-time

Employment Disclaimer

In some locations around the world, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts manages hotel properties on behalf of a third party owner. At many of those properties, the Hotel owner is the actual employer, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts performs recruiting and hiring functions on behalf of the owner. I understand and agree that, by applying through this site, I may be applying for a position with a company other than Wyndham Hotels & Resorts where Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is serving only as the recruiter and will not be my actual employer.

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.