Assistant Chef Wazuzu in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Wynn Resorts is the recipient of more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn Las Vegas opened on April 28, 2005 and was once again named the best resort in Nevada on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 “Gold List,” a title received for the tenth time. Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,750 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 192,000 square feet of casino space, 21 dining experiences featuring signature chefs and 11 bars, two award-winning spas, approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 103,000 square feet of retail space as well as three nightclubs, a beach club and recreation and leisure facilities. In addition to two luxury retail esplanades, a Strip-front expansion, Wynn Plaza, is currently under construction and is scheduled to be completed by the third quarter of 2018.

As an Assistant Chef your role will include:

Job Responsibilities:

*The Assistant Chef is responsible for supporting the Executive Chef in all aspects of cost control, completing inventories and food requisitions, managing and training kitchen staff, supporting the Chefs de Parties and Cooks if necessary, supervising the production of food at all stations, ensuring food quality according to outlet standards and ensuring the cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment in accordance with Health Department standards.

Job Requirements

*Candidates must be able to communicate, read and write in English fluently and in a professional manner.
*Second language a plus.
*Requires a minimum of five years food preparation experience, preferably in a high-volume, luxury hotel/restaurant, including a minimum of 1 year experience in a supervisory position.
*A culinary training degree is preferred, but not required. *Candidate must have advanced knowledge of food, sanitation and cost control.
*The Candidate must exhibit accurate knife skills and the ability to manage all aspects of the kitchen operation.
*Requires the ability to work efficiently and within a team environment.
*Requires a valid Clark County Health Card

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