Homewood Suites and Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte South Park
Charlotte, NC

Posted January 5, 2021


Job Summary:

To operate a profitable restaurant and catering facility, manage a team of cooks, and other staff to provide a quality dining experience for patrons and serve a seasonal and innovative menu.  Responsible for hiring, promoting, and disciplining associates as required.  Coordinates all related departments regarding food purchases, production, service, storerooms, sanitation, and maintenance of equipment.  Analyzes and controls all expenses related to the food department. 

Essential Job Functions:

-Plans daily menu featuring a variety of seasonal offerings and assigns preparation of different dishes among team of chefs.

-Buys or supervises purchase of food daily, taking advantage of fresh foods in season and developing a roster of reliable -merchants of quality foods. Supervises wine purchases to maintain an excellent cellar.

-Monitors receipt of supplies and proper storage.

-Estimates food, overhead, and labor costs, and establishes menu prices accordingly.

-Hires kitchen staff, draws up work schedules, evaluates job performances, and discharges unsatisfactory employees.

-Experiments with new menu offerings and trains other chefs as necessary to prepare new and unfamiliar recipes.

-Samples food occasionally to ensure that it has been prepared and seasoned properly, that portion sizes are correct, and hot food is served hot, and cold, cold.

-Plans plating of food to maximize the visual impact and checks to make sure that the presentation is proper

-Inspects kitchen and dining room to ensure that proper hygiene and safety standards are strictly observed and that the dining room is always pristine and attractive.

-Responsible for menu cost control; labor cost control and achieving budgets and forecasts..

-Maintain high associate moral among staff.

-Checks and shops competition

-Responsible for care and maintenance of all equipment in food department.

-Inspects all refrigerators and storerooms for excessive inventories, over-preparation and spoilage, and to ensure that sanitation is maintained in all food and beverage areas.

-Meets requirements set by the Board of Health.

-Responsible for maintaining open lines of communication between all departments.

-Performs other duties as requested by General Manager.

Necessary Skills and Attributes:

Graduation from a well-known culinary school or demonstration of previous successful management of a quality restaurant.

Excellent verbal, comprehension, listening and problem solving skills

Excellent reputation for presenting an interesting, well-prepared menu.

-Ability to deal with a diverse staff and to operate efficiently despite stressful time pressure.

-Interpersonal and time management skills


Formal Education:

-  Culinary Degree or BA/BS Degree a plus


Three years of Food and Beverage experience required.  An intimate working knowledge of culinary standards and management execution with an entrepreneurial spirit to create and mentor superior culinary talent is essential.  In addition, a history with annual revenue and expense budgets is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; bend; walk; use hands or finger; or feel objects, tools or controls; lift boxes (up to 30 pounds); talk and hear.  Vision abilities required by this job include close vision to a computer screen.

Homewood Suites and Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte South Park

270 Room Hotel

At A Glance

Homewood Suites 

Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte/SouthPark boasts a fantastic location in the classic and upscale SouthPark neighborhood, convenient to local businesses and restaurants. SouthPark mall is located within walking distance, providing a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment options.

Enjoy all the comforts of home our Charlotte hotel provides including a full kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, two burner stove and dishwasher in all guest rooms. Work at the spacious desk and keep in touch with complimentary internet access. Accessible rooms are also available offering all the standard amenities plus extra features for your comfort.

Start your morning with complimentary hot full breakfast served daily. Enjoy complimentary Evening Social with a light meal and drinks* offered Monday through Thursday. Plunge into the outdoor pool after an energetic work out in the fitness center. Stay connected to work from our business center with complimentary 24-hour printing and fax. Our Charlotte/SouthPark, NC hotel boasts 2,500 sq. ft. of meeting space for weddings and banquets in a 150-guest range, or small meetings and events for 25-75 guests.

Hilton Garden Inn

Welcome to Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/SouthPark, a new hotel with an unbeatable location in the upscale SouthPark neighborhood. Several corporate offices are within close proximity and it’s a quick walk to great shopping and dining at Sharon Corners Shopping Center, Phillips Place and SouthPark Mall. Restaurants and conveniences surround our hotel, and major universities and wedding venues are minutes away. Watch a Carolina Panthers game, visit Carowinds Amusement Park, or see a Charlotte Hornets game or concert at The Spectrum Center – all within six miles of our Charlotte hotel.

Enjoy all-day dining at the Garden Grille, a casual restaurant serving fresh, inspired American fare. Our wine bar is perfect for after-work drinks and appetizers, and the Pavilion Pantry® is always open for snacks and travel items. Relax in our resort-style heated outdoor pool, and work out in the 24-hour fitness center. Our Charlotte SouthPark hotel also has a 24-hour business center and 2,500 sq. ft. of event space for up to 120 guests.