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Franchise Hotel - Executive Chef for InterContinental Bellevue at the Avenue

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Location: United States, Washington, Bellevue

Hotel: Bellevue at The Avenue - (SEAHA)

Job number: FRSEAHA2086

This job posting is for a position at a Hotel owned and operated by , an independent franchisee, not by IHG or its affiliates. IHG has no involvement in the hiring or day-to-day employment policies or practices of franchisees.

By clicking the apply button, you will be applying for a position with an independently owned and operated franchise hotel, not with IHG or its affiliates, and IHG will not be your employer.


About Us

The “Avenue Bellevue” development is a newly constructed mixed-use hotel, retail & residence project "The Avenue" consisting of 365 luxury serviced condominium units in 2 towers opening October 2023, surrounded and in synergy with the 208 rooms and suite first class “InterContinental Hotel Bellevue”, convention center, several restaurants, 1,000 unit parking garage and extensive 100.000sf luxury retail space.

Your day to day

As Executive Chef you’ll direct all kitchen and culinary activities and prepare our delicious food - helping create memorable experiences for guests - whenever and wherever they dine. You’ll also ensure quality, kitchen maintenance, and inventory functions kept to our high standards - to make sure your kitchen is always running smoothly.  

        Direct daily kitchen activities, plan and assign work ensuring you always have the right staffing numbers.

        Develop your team and improve their performance through coaching and feedback and create performance and development goals for colleagues - recognize good performance. 

        Recommend or initiate any HR elated actions where needed.  

        Drive a great working environment for teams to thrive – connect departments to create sense of one team.

        Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Communicate with all hotel department heads to stay informed of kitchen needs and ensure timely responses to requests Complete forecasts, plans, and departmental production reports for management. 

        Help prepare the hotel’s annual budget and the setting of departmental goals. 

        Maintain costing and documentation of all dishes prepared and sold from the kitchen.

        Encourage guest feedback to improve guest satisfaction.  

        Answer guest questions about dishes and kitchen services 

        Help the Food and Beverage Director with event planning.

        You’ll make sure our dishes are always at their best - we have standards - but it’s down to you to make that room special and memorable for guests. 

        Keep an eye on competitor activity / industry innovation to develop your own ideas in the kitchen.  

        Make sure food and drinks are secure and stored safely – always keep stock replenished to minimize waste.  

        Ensure that all kitchen equipment and environment are hygienic and working properly.  

        Always follow governmental regulations and company policies and procedures.  

        Ad-hoc duties – unexpected moments when we have to pull together to get a task done. 

        Create and maintain work schedules for the culinary team.

        Maintain an open-door policy and have effective communication where needed.

What we need from you

        Degree or certificate in culinary arts.  

        5 years’ experience as a chef. 

        At least one year in a supervisory capacity, or equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience. 

        Must have good communication skills.

        Previous Hotel culinary experience, a plus.


What we offer

Pyramid Global Hospitality (“Pyramid”) is a leading hotel management company, operating in the US, Caribbean, and Western Europe. With portfolio revenues exceeding $3 billion, Pyramid manages 220 hotels, resorts, and conference centers, both branded and independent. The firm maintains offices in Boston (Headquarters), Cincinnati, Houston, and London.

What really sets us apart from its competitors is our reputation as an employer. Professional growth is not just possible throughout the company but planned and encouraged. The Leadership Team at Pyramid consider team member development its priority, understanding that success is only achieved in a workplace where every contributor is respected and recognized. This is why we deliver superior results.

In addition to competitive salary, we also offer a comprehensive benefits program.

·             Medical, dental and vision insurance

·             Free parking

·             Supplemental Medical insurance including Hospital Indemnity, Accident insurance and critical illness

·             Basic Life and accidental dismemberment

·             Life insurance buy ups

·             Employee assistance programs

·             Competitive matching 401 k

·             Pet insurance

·             Hotel discounts program

·             Paid time off

·             Paid Holidays

Working with Pyramid Global hospitality is working for an employer that cares about your well-being where we put our people first. Come join us and experience career growth! We give our people everything they need to succeed. From a competitive salary that rewards all your hard work to a wide range of benefits designed to help you live your best work life.
We welcome everyone and create inclusive teams where we celebrate difference and encourage colleagues to bring their whole selves to work. We are an equal opportunity employer and offer opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. We promote a culture of trust, support, and acceptance. Always welcoming different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

So, join us and you’ll become part of our hotel family.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

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