Homewood Suites by Hilton - Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, VA

Posted September 4, 2019

Kitchen Supervisor

The Homewood Suites by Hilton, Virginia Beach, a National Hospitality Services managed property is looking for a new smiling faces to join our award-winning team! The Homewood Suites by Hilton, Virginia Beach/Norfolk Airport hotel is located six miles from Norfolk International Airport and offers 122 elegant suites, with fully equipped kitchens and separate living rooms.

Job Overview


The Kitchen Supervisor is responsible for all kitchen functions, including but not limited to food purchasing, receiving, preparation and maintenance of quality standards, safety, sanitation and cleanliness. The Kitchen Manager is responsible for the training of employees in connection with purchasing, receiving, preparation and maintenance of quality standards, safety, sanitation and cleanliness.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the restaurant’s recipes, portioning, cooking and serving standards.

  • Responsible for ordering food products according to predetermined product specifications and received in correct unit count and condition and deliveries are received in accordance with the restaurant’s receiving policies and procedures.

  • Control food cost and usage by following proper requisition of products from storage areas, product storage procedures, standard recipes and waste control procedures including checking and maintaining proper food holding and refrigeration temperature control points.

  • Fill in where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations.

  • Work with Director of Hospitality and restaurant supervisors to plan and price menu items. Establish portion sizes and prepare standard recipe cards for all new menu items.

  • Ensure that all equipment is kept clean and kept in excellent working condition through personal inspection and by following the restaurant’s preventative maintenance programs.

  • Make employment and termination decisions including interviewing, hiring, evaluating and disciplining kitchen personnel as appropriate.

  • Provide orientation of company and department rules, policies and procedures and oversee training of new kitchen employees.

  • Prepare all required paperwork, including forms, reports and schedules in an organized and timely manner.

  • Oversee and ensure that restaurant policies on employee performance appraisals are followed and completed on a timely basis.

  • Schedule labor as required by anticipated business activity while ensuring that all positions are staffed when and as needed and labor cost objectives are met.

  • Be knowledgeable of hotel, banquets & catering, restaurant policies regarding personnel and administer prompt, fair and consistent corrective action for any and all violations of company policies, rules and procedures.

  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement.

  • Oversee the training of kitchen personnel in safe operation of all kitchen equipment and utensils.

  • Responsible for training kitchen personnel in cleanliness and sanitation practices. Responsible for maintaining appropriate cleaning schedules for kitchen floors, mats, walls, hoods, other equipment and food storage areas.

  • Provide safety training in first aid, CPR, lifting and carrying objects and handling hazardous materials.

  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement

Required Skills and Experience

  • Highly energetic and motivated individual

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in varied kitchen positions including food preparation, line cook, fry cook and expediter.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Possess strong organizational and decision-making skills.

  • Work well in fast-paced setting.

  • At least 6 months’ experience in a similar capacity.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively.

  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.

  • Must have exceptional hygiene and grooming habits.

  • Must have strong leadership skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with strong customer/client focus essential

  • Self-Starter with ability to work independently and as a team

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment

  • Ability to shift and manage multiple priorities

  • Results driven focus and ability to work through to completion in a timely manner

  • Adaptable to change

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products to include, but not limited to Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook

  • Must be able to work various shifts per week.

Compensation: 10-12

Homewood Suites by Hilton - Virginia Beach

122 Room Hotel

Homewood Suites by Hilton Virginia Beach/Norfolk Airport offers 122 spacious guest suites, complete with separate living and sleeping areas, and full kitchens. The hotel also features a daily complimentary breakfast, indoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, meeting room, an evening social Monday-Thursday, and more. Located near plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation, shopping, dining, entertainment and major business, the Homewood Suites offers a great hotel option for many different types of travelers.

Homewood Suites by Hilton - Virginia Beach

5733 Cleveland Street

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Telephone (757) 552-0080