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Aimbridge Hospitality Chef de Cuisine in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Chef de Cuisine will direct enhance and refine the culinary experience through driving quality innovation execution and consistency in the hotel restaurant. The Chef de Cuisine will function as the business leader of the culinary operations to ensure profitability along with consistency and quality. Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities. Primary duties must consist of administrative executive or professional tasks more than 50 percent of the time and job duties must also involve the use of discretion and independent judgement more than 50 percent of the time.


  • Minimum of three to five years experience as Sous Chef or one to three years of experience as a Chef de Cuisine with similar restaurants in terms of delivering quality and expectations of excellence.

  • Requires good communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Must possess basic mathematics skills and moderate computer-based abilities.

  • Ability to apply critical thinking to analyzing concerns forecasting data and making sound decisions

  • Ability to host meetings menu tastings and communicate between all levels of leadership.

  • Apply logic-based understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral or diagram form.

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.

  • Ability to physically handle knives pots or other display items as well as grasp lift and carry same from shelves and otherwise transport up to 50 pounds to every area of the kitchen. Ability to perform cutting skills on work surfaces topped with cutting boards 3 to 4 feet in height. Proper usage and handling of various kitchen machinery to include slicers buffalo chopper grinders mixers and other kitchen related equipment.

  • Ability to physically self-demonstrate culinary techniques i.e. cutting cooking principles plate presentation safety and sanitation practices.

  • Ability to create build handle and dismantle food displays.

  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.


  • Use your culinary expertise to coordinate, plan, and oversee the safe production, preparation and presentation of food for exceptional guest experience and increased flow through.

  • Work with the Executive Chef to improve processes that increase safety and optimize profitability.

  • Enable an environment that’s engaging, where motivated people want to join, learn, do their best, and advance.

  • Lead a diverse team by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching throughout the employment life cycle.

  • Ensure smooth operations, and food and environmental safety, for the kitchen.

  • Ensure labor and food costs fall within budget and kitchen equipment functions properly for associate safety and increased productivity.

The Charles Hotel experience reflects the eclecticism that is Cambridge. An urban oasis, The Charles offers something for everyone who is visiting the Boston area. Guests can soak in their academic surrounding by attending a lecture at Harvard, relax with a stroll along the Charles River, explore downtown Boston or dine at some of the Boston and Cambridge area's finest restaurants, including The Charles' own Henrietta's Table.

The Charles is an independent property, offering luxurious accommodations and all the comforts of home. Guest rooms combine New England décor with the latest technology. 18,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor banquet space merge to offer an array of options for anyone's next event.

Located just minutes from downtown Boston and a variety of world-class attractions, The Charles is a AAA Four Diamond Hotel and a proud member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts.

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income

  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401k Retirement Plan

Job ID: 2021-48206

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Street: One Bennett St