Executive Chef

Location Name
Lincoln, NE Embassy Suites
Location Address
1010 P Street
Requisition ID
Hotel - Food Preparation and Serving
Days and Hours will vary.
Previous Experience Preferred
5 Years
Employment Type
Regular Full Time
Pay Rate
Salaried position

About Us

With 35 owned properties, comprised of more than 8,400 guest rooms and 1.7 million square feet of banquet space, our properties and brands represent some of the finest facilities in the industry and a competitive edge for John Q. Hammons Hotels and Resorts!


Mr. Hammons built properties that provide an exceptional guest experience. Our vision is to ensure we live up to Mr. Hammons standards of excellence by providing exceptional award winning facilities for each guest!

Position Description

Job Purpose:

To supervise food preparation of all food outlets of the hotel ensuring standards are maintained as set forth by management. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise food preparation staff: hiring, terminations, disciplinary actions, performance evaluations and development.
  • Schedule all employees under his/her supervision, maintaining adequate staffing levels while adhering to labor standards guidelines.
  • Supervise all cooking operations, including methods, portioning, and garnishing. Ensure attractive presentation of all food and dishes.
  • Plan meals and develops menus.
  • Assist the AGM Food and Beverage and sales staff with banquets, parties, and other special events.
  • Requisition food and equipment, giving specifications, quantities and quality descriptions.
  • Monitor budget and assists AGM - Food and Beverage in developing annual operating budget. Assist in maximizing revenues and profits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Job Skills:

  • Must be able to prep food products, using standardized food preparation techniques.
  • Apply principles of rational systems to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
  • Compute discount, interest, profit and loss; commission, markups and selling price; ratio and proportion, and percentages. Calculate surface, volumes, weights and measures.
  • Read and understand instructions, safety rules, etc. Write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Speak with poise, voice control, and confidence, using correct grammar.
  • Determine time, place, and sequence of operation or action to be taken; Supervise through determining or interpreting work procedures for a group of workers, assigning specific duties, maintaining harmonious relations and promoting efficiency.

Job Qualifications:

Education -

  • Graduation with certification from a culinary institution required.

Experience -

  • Minimum two (2) years experience as Sous Chef. Two (2) years kitchen supervisory experience with three (3) years kitchen operations experience including at least one (1) year in a lead cook position, and one (1) year in a steward position; OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Benefits and EEO

Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Relocation:  Company paid or reimbursed relocation costs as agreed upon at time of hire
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options
  • Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates
  • Company Hotel Travel Discounts


John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans 
here to view EEO is the Law


Note:  To be considered for this position, candidates MUST apply at www.jqhhotels.com/careers.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed