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Executive Chef

SLS - Barcelona

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Company Description

SLS Barcelona, a five-star urban resort of extraordinary experiences, brings a new variety of seaside glamour, indulgence and excellence to Barcelona’s waterfront district of Port Forum. Here the hallmarks of an SLS wonderland – playful ambiance, VIP treatment, and theatrical experiences - meet idyllic views to set a lavish stage for the extraordinary to unfold. The only 5-star hotel in the city to feature a terrace off every guestroom (471 in total), SLS Barcelona is all-encompassing in its delight, offering an array of exclusive amenities including rooftop dining and bars, three inviting swimming pools, a spacious 800 square-meter ballroom with abundant natural light, break out rooms catering to all size of meetings, a rejuvenating spa, and a state-of-the-art fitness centre. Say farewell to the ordinary, and hello to the extraordinary! 

Job Description

What you’ll do

We are looking for an experienced Executive Chef to join the pre-opening team at SLS Barcelona. Under the guidance of the Director of Culinary, you will:

  • Bring delicious flavors to our guests’ tables by managing our busy kitchen.
  • Create, execute, and produce top-notch food with a constant eye on the highest quality standards, presentation, and flavor, with an eye on industry trends and neighborhood demands.
  • Ensure statutory compliance in all food and drink related areas.
  • You will keep well-organized storerooms and inventories that allow for a smooth-running kitchen.
  • Nurture and develop the talent of the kitchen team, creating an environment that brings out the best in them and where they can be themselves.
  • Make sure things are running without hitch, orders and deliveries are coming and going as needed, our service is smooth and our food hygiene standards are sky-high.
  • Work with our Culinary Director on ideas and techniques that make our kitchen a creative, ever-changing environment where we’re always looking to come up with new, delicious combinations of tastes.

Qualifications

What we are looking for...

  • 2+ years’ experience as a Executive Chef or Executive sous chef in a busy, bustling environment with freshness and provenance of ingredients as a key priority.
  • Proven track record managing multi outlet project with different points of sales.
  • Used to work under HACCP protocols, able to cost control plates and methodical in their implementation.
  • Experience in leading multicultural teams, and with a wide knowledge of different types of cuisine.
  • Used to handle a busy banqueting operation within multi space operation.
  • A natural at leading and managing others, you lead by example and create an environment where your team can be their best self.
  • Passion for food is a given, a love for our particular flavors a definite advantage.
  • You value learning and development and are looking to join a hard-working team, aiming to make the best food out there.
  • You’re all about having a positive impact on the people you interact with, leaving them with a memorable experience.
  • You make people feel good - your team, guests and colleagues alike.
  • Methodical and process-driven approach to tasks, but also able to work flexibly and calmly to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to take ownership of important issues, solve problems and make effective decisions.
  • Ability to work positively and collaboratively to achieve the highest standards of delivery at work.
  • You’re not precious. We leave our egos at the door and help get stuff done.
  • You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once.
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and has fun along the way.

Additional Information

What's in it for you... 

  • The opportunity to join an innovative, fast-growing, international group that’s committed to not just building new hotels but building a global brand. 

  • The chance to challenge the norm and work in an environment that is both creative and rewarding. 

  • Become part of a team that’s very passionate about creating great hospitality experiences and exploring new locations at every opportunity. 

  • A competitive package and plenty of opportunity for development. 

  • Excellent discounts across the entire Ennismore family of brands. 

 

SLS is part of Ennismore, a creative hospitality company rooted in culture and community, with a global collection of entrepreneurial and founder-built brands with purpose at their heart. Ennismore is a joint- venture with Accor, formed in 2021. 

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