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Executive Chef

The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is currently seeking a talented Executive Chef. We are looking for a seasoned professional who excels in delivering exemplary service to our distinguished guests.


  • Hilton’s #1 Food and Beverage hotel in the USA for seven of the last eight years
  • AAA Five-Diamond Restaurant - Orchids: 1 of only 63 in North America
  • Forbes Four Star Restaurant - Orchids
  • AAA Four Diamond Hotel
  • 1930s French Art Deco National Historic Landmark
  • 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award
  • Rated # 1 on TripAdvisor in the Market

Job Description:

Responsible for all food preparation, production and control for all food outlets and banquet facilities to meet Hilton's high standards of quality.

Hire, train, supervise, schedule and participate in activities of chefs, cooks and other personnel involved in preparing, cooking and presenting food in accordance with productivity standards, cost controls and forecast needs.

Listen actively and communicate clearly while interacting with customers to promote food products and directing staff activities.  Analyze feedback from clients and employees, make judgments and take action to implement suggestions for improvement.  Maintain working rapport with all hotel staff for efficient operation and service to customers.  Organize and conduct meetings.

Monitor staff performance, product quality and production flow; foster improvement where necessary.

Create and implement new menus and individual menu items for all outlets based on current food trends and regional tastes.  Develop innovative menu selections for special banquet themes and parties in accordance with client budgetary considerations and expectations.  Confer with Director of Food and Beverage regarding new selections and changes.

 Audit food storeroom items and storage to maintain consist quality products to ensure adherence to all health code requirements.  Enforce safety procedures and cleanliness throughout kitchen(s) including walk-in and reach-in boxes.

Assist Food & Beverage Director in estimating annual food budget. 

Dine at local restaurants to observe the latest trends in food presentation and pricing.


  • ​Vacation (full time)
  • Medical (full time)
  • Dental (full time)
  • 401(k) (full time)
  • Paid Time Off (full time)
  • Life insurance (full time)
  • Hilton hotel discount travel program
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