Culinary Leader In Development

  • Omni Hotels
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Feb 07, 2018
Hospitality / Restaurant / Food Service

Job Description


Parker House Hotel

As you pass through the sculpted bronze doors of this luxury Boston hotel, you will be enveloped by the timeless beauty that has made the Omni Parker House a landmark since 1855. Experience the perfect blend of modern amenities and historic charm at America's oldest continuously-operating hotel.Located on the Freedom Trail, guests enjoy grand views of historic downtown Boston, distinguished décor and thoughtful amenities that are evident in every striking detail in each of the 551 luxurious guest rooms. Walk to Beacon Hill, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Quincy Market, the Financial District, shopping and more. Just 2.5 miles (10-15 minutes) from Logan International Airport. Come join us and our family and create your own history as an employee of this historic property.

Job Description

The Leader-in-Development (LID) program is a 12-month program designed to develop graduates into successful managers in the division they wish to pursue. The Culinary LID will spend 40 hours each week as a Cook and 10 hours completing contracts throughout the training property. Upon completion of the LID program, the Culinary LID will move into a Culinary supervisory or managerial role at another Omni property. Must be able to start Summer 2018.


Contracts are projects that will allow LIDs to learn about general hotel operations, as well as the details and functions of their division. Each contract will provide resources and evaluation criteria.

Functions of the Culinary LID will be to complete all contracts within 12 months:

  • Responsible for the execution of all company policies and procedures, ensuring that all services provided achieve the established standards within the agreed budgetary controls.
  • Ensure a high standard of cleanliness and hygienic practice throughout the kitchen.
  • Ensure guest satisfaction with the smooth and effective running of the day-to-day operation.
  • Will be responsible for meeting with Division Head and Director of Human Resources each month as well as completing a monthly feedback report for the Corporate Office
  • Hotel wide contracts include working and shadowing various positions in all hotel departments, participating in a New Hire Orientation and discussing the Omni Six Pillars, and understanding thorough knowledge of banquets and catering roles and departments
  • Culinary LID will be expected to understand the duties of all Culinary positions, as well as payroll, scheduling and training
  • Other F&B contracts include understanding the banquet department positions as well as their relation to the kitchen, stewarding, sales and catering departments.
  • Completion of these contracts will require meeting with the Director of Food & Beverage, Director of Catering, Banquet Manager, Executive Chef and Executive Steward in order to understand Banquet Event Orders, food preparation and procedures, equipment inventories and more
  • Culinary LID will meet with contractor and discuss the surveys as well as attend daily service recovery meetings.


Requirements for Leader-in-Development candidates:
  • Previous hotel/restaurant experience preferred and prior Culinary experience required
  • Associate's degree minimum or related experience equivalent, preferably in Hospitality Management, or Culinary field.
  • Must be Serve Safe Certified.
  • Passion for the hospitality industry
  • Ability to work 50 hours each week
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as ability to multitask
  • Must be a self-starter and good follow-up skills
  • Must be willing to relocate to new property upon completion of program