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Executive Chef - Embassy Suites Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square

Company name
Hilton Worldwide

Seattle, WA, United States

Employment Type

Chef, Food Services, Hospitality

Posted on
May 24, 2023

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The beautiful Embassy Suites Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square is looking for a talented Executive Chef to join the team!

Opened to much acclaim in 2018 and most recently ranked the #1 hotel in all of Seattle by TripAdvisor , this stunning hotel is located adjacent to Century Link Field in downtown Seattle with 282 rooms and over 12,000 square feet of banquet space.

In this role, you will report to the Director of Food and Beverage, overseeing a team of up to 20 with responsibilities for complimentary breakfast, lobby lounge, and all banquet functions. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in a senior culinary leadership role and a passion for creativity and innovation.

For more information on the property, please visit the following:

Embassy Suites Seattle (@embassysuitesseattle) • Instagram (

Embassy Suites Seattle Downtown Hotel - Pioneer Square (

What will I be doing?

As Executive Chef, you would be responsible for directing and administering the planning, preparation, production and control of all culinary operations in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

Direct and oversee all culinary operations, to include, but not limited to, production of all hotel meals, food quality and presentation, compliance with all safety and sanitation standards and regulations, team member productivity and performance, implementation of policies and procedures, cost controls and overall profitability

Create and implement new menus and individual menu items for outlets based on current food trends and regional tastes in partnership with Director of Food and Beverage

Interact with guests and clients to monitor and assess satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements accordingly

Ensure compliance with federal, state, local and company health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards

Perform general management duties including, but not limited to, systems management, budget and forecasting, report generation, department management and meeting participation and facilitation

Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward

Recruit, interview and train team members


What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.

Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.

Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.

Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.

Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.

Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:




Customer Focus


What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands ( . Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

The Benefits – Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking #2 Best Company To Work For in the U.S.

We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits. Hilton offers its eligible team members a comprehensive benefits package including:

Medical Insurance Coverage – for you and your family .

Vision, dental, life and disability insurance

Mental Health Resources

Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO) – you can accrue up to 18 days in your first year

Supportive parental leave program that runs concurrently with Washington State’s Paid Family and Medical Leave program. Our team members receive benefits up to Washington State’s maximum threshold per week. Hilton will then “top this up” to the weekly ABBR (Annual Benefit Base Rate).

Go Hilton travel discount program: 100 nights of discounted travel per calendar year

Matching 401(k)

Debt-free education: Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more)

Career growth and development

Team Member Resource Groups

Recognition and rewards program

Access to your pay when you need it through DailyPay

Other Compensation

Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount

Complimentary meals in the Team Member Restaurant while on shift

Complimentary use of on-site fitness facility outside of working time

Monthly reimbursement of up to $100 for managers for public transportation for the purpose of commuting to work or free parking on work days

Hilton’s hotel Executive Committee (EC) members are eligible to participate in the bonus plan applicable to the hotel property and position, subject to the terms and conditions of the plan, including the Company's Bonus Plan Administration Guidelines. The bonus program is capped at 30% and based on achievement of multiple individually weighted objectives.

The annual salary range for this role is $98,000-$108,000 and is based on specialized experience and location.

Job: Culinary

Title: Executive Chef - Embassy Suites Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square

Location: null

Requisition ID: HOT09GRA


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Hilton Worldwide
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