Franchised Sous Chef – Hotel Drover – Texas USA

jobs at hotel drover texas usaJob Description
Posting Date Dec 03, 2020
Job Number 20073023
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Hotel Drover, Autograph Collection, 2333 Mule Alley Drive, Fort Worth, Texas USA
Brand Autograph Collection Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

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Thank you for your interest in this position. It is a job opportunity with one of Marriott International’s franchisees.

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Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Majestic Realty Company. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.




Inspired by the pioneering spirit of the West, Hotel Drover delivers true Texas hospitality. Named to honor the legendary cowboys who drove cattle to market across the plains, Hotel Drover is an Autograph Collection® property, offering a truly unique guest experience in the heart of the historic Fort Worth Stockyards.

Our goal is simple. To harness the true spirit of the Stockyards through the legacy of the drover, creating an experience that can only be achieved here in Fort Worth. Proud of where we came from, we greet visitors with a tip of the hat and a firm handshake, welcoming all to enjoy life’s simple pleasures and genuine Texas hospitality.

So, dust off your boots, grab your hat and join us at Hotel Drover.


We’re seeking a unique individual who will embody the heart and soul of the Fort Worth Stockyards while caring deeply about our brand and community – someone who acts as an extension of our mission, values, and culture. This person is driven to create meaningful experiences for our employees, guests, and community.

We want to work with someone who brings a spirit of fun, authenticity, collaboration, and genuine hospitality to their life and work. We are seeking an individual who will whole-heartedly take responsibility for ensuring Hotel Drover successfully delivers Legendary Service to every guest, every day.

We have poured our passion, energy, and excitement into crafting an extraordinary place and brand – and we know that the right Sous Chef for Hotel Drover will be as inspired and passionate about this vision as we are. Care for people, have a belief in the power of community, and the desire to create extraordinary experiences drive us. You must apply if these things also drive you!

The Sous Chef is responsible for managing the operation of the 97W kitchen, including food preparation and quality, menu development, physical maintenance, and inventory functions to ensure hotel quality standards are met and food and supply costs are controlled. This team member will participate in revenue planning and cost control for the hotel’s food and beverage operation and ensure all duties are performed within the guidelines of Hotel Drover policies and procedures, Internal Control Standards, and objectives.

Embody the values + guiding principles of Hotel Drover
Ability to manage multiple projects/priorities and deliver results in a demanding, fast paced environment
Build and maintain relationships with all stakeholders while acting as an extension of the Hotel Drover brand
Fully responsible for all functions, ordering, planning, scheduling, menu selections in accordance with standards and plating guide specifications. Plan, prep, set up and provides quality service in all areas of food production to include, but not limited to hot menu items.
Direct, train and monitor performance of staff to establish and maintain effective employee relations and assists the Executive Chef in conducting formal and on-the-job training sessions for kitchen employees.
Maintain organization, cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment and maintains and strictly abides by state sanitation/health regulations and hotel requirements.
Assists the Executive Chef in the completion of market lists in accordance with HD quality and quantity standards, checks perishable food items received for quantity and quality standards.
Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; use equipment and tools only as intended, properly and safely.
Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental/hotel policies and procedures.
Meet with Executive Chef to review assignments, anticipate business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance.
Ensure that assigned staff has reported to work; document any late or absent employees.
Coordinate breaks for assigned staff.
Prepare and assign production and prep work for staff to complete, review priorities.
Communicate additions or changes to the assignments as they arise throughout the shift. Identify situations, which compromise the department’s standards and delegate these tasks.
Complete daily opening duties.
Strong knowledge of Food and Wine
Creative thinking and strategic skills
Flexible schedule, able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building abilities; passion for collaboration

2+ years of experience with a proven track record of success in similar position at a luxury, high-end resort/hotel
Exceptional understanding of food cost, ordering, and inventory
Bachelor’s degree in Culinary Science or relevant field desired


Personal and professional growth opportunities
Workplace culture with heart and soul
Wellbeing benefits for you and your family
Paid time off
Career experience of a lifetime
Hit the Mark, Every Time
Blaze New Trails
Spark Warmth
Be Intentional
Honor All
Do Right
Stay Curious