Hard Rock International

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Regional Culinary Manager - Orlando

Regional Culinary Manager - Orlando

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To provide oversight and resources to ensure that we are delivering world class execution in our BOH operations. Partnering with the GM /DO and F&B team, The Regional Culinary Manager will directly support Cafe Kitchen teams to ensure the highest standards are in place through use of the Best Practice Evaluation audit. The Culinary Manager will also be responsible for the development of the BOH operation through use of the key result areas to ensure we are delivering best in class food operations., both executional and FSS standards.



  • People - To provide a positive “employee life cycle” for all staff members during their tenure with Hard Rock
  • Service - To provide an authentic experience that “rocks” for Hard Rock guests by adhering to proper menu specifications and
  • attention to detail in food quality and presentation- 100% recipe adherence 100% of the time
  • Profit - To operate a financially profitable food and beverage business operation and maximize opportunity in food cost/wastage
  • and carefully monitor the variance to theoretical costs
  • Sales - To grow the business by using innovative sales and marketing concepts- focus on group and banquet execution
  • Product-Best in class execution of product by detailed recipe adherence. FSS compliance and audit follow up
  • Assets- BPE standard audits combined with maintaining a detailed FSS standard


  • Coordinate operations between departments and support BOH teams
  • Help support Kitchen Managers to teach/coach and document employees who fail to meet standards to maintain a high quality workforce.
  • Attend client functions and designated parties to provide support, ensure guest satisfaction and promote future business.
  • Build business/market share by thinking of new ways to promote the company and by participating in local events to increase sales and profits.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships within the business and social community.
  • Spearhead philanthropic initiatives.
  • Work as a team, helping all employees to complete the required activities that ensure we blow away Guest expectations.
  • Maintain low staff turnover rate and high morale.
  • Operate ethically to protect the image of Hard Rock.
  • Utilize programs designed to help Save the Planet.



  • Understanding the Business – Business Acumen; Functional/Technical Skills; Customer Focus; Drive for Results
  • Making Complex Decisions – Decision Quality; Confronting Direct Reports; Conflict Management
  • Getting Organized – Priority Setting; Time Management; Timely Decision Making; Action Oriented
  • Getting Work Done Through Others – Delegation; Developing Direct Reports
  • Inspiring Others – Managing Vision and Purpose; Motivating Others; Building Effective Teams
  • Managing Relationships – Managing Diversity; Managerial Courage
  • Acting with Honor and Character – Ethics and Values; Integrity and Trust
  • Being Open and Receptive – Listening; Composure; Approachability
  • Hiring and Staffing



  • A minimum of 8-10 years of culinary experience in multi-functional organizations that offer a variety of menu options (Banquets, unique menu offerings, large group functions, small private functions).
  • Proper execution of menu for all guests including groups and banquets.
  • Professional experience working with inventory systems, purchasing/receiving, and food/beverage vendors.
  • Proven track record of managerial success in a fast paced environment by possessing the experience, ability, and knowledge to move the business forward financially while focusing on the diversity of human capital.
  • Strong leadership behaviors coupled with the technical skill set to drive the business toward success.
  • Proven track record of making high quality decisions and the ability to make complex decisions.
  • Adherence to health/safety, food safety and alcohol consumption regulations.
  • Applicable standard of education is required.


  • Must possess strong communication and listening skills, excellent speaking, reading and writing.
  • Comprehend and use technical or professional language, either written or spoken, to communicate complex ideas.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Multiple language abilities a plus, fluency in English required.


  • Managers are expected to be able to perform the job functions with reasonable accommodation.