Restaurant Executive Chef

A 5-star Boutique Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos is looking for a creative and proficient in all aspects of food preparation, Executive Chef. You will be the chief and maintain complete control of the kitchen.Executive Chefs complete a variety of creative, organizational and leadership tasks to ensure a kitchen runs optimally and patrons meals are satisfactory.Responsibilities:Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activitiesModify menus or create new ones that meet quality standardsEstimate food requirements and food costsSupervise kitchen staffs activitiesRectify arising problems or complaintsGive prepared plates the final touchComply with sanitation regulations and safety standardsMaintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customersDeveloping unique and cuisine-appropriate menusStaying current on developing trends in the restaurant industry Maintaining the kitchen and surrounding areas in conditions that meet the company standards and health code regulationsMonitoring inventory and purchasing supplies and foodAssisting and directing kitchen staff in meal preparation, creation, plating and deliveryPreparing meals and completing prep support as neededRequirements and skills:More than 5 years experience in a 5 star hotel as Exec chef or Sous ChefHotel degree or diploma an advantage If the candidate has worked in Africa before it would be an advantage but not a requirement Experience in fine dining is a requirementProven working experience as a Head ChefExcellent record of kitchen managementAbility to spot and resolve problems efficientlyCapable of delegating multiple tasksExpert knowledge of the restaurant or organizations cuisineAdvanced culinary skills including food preparation, flavor pairings and other cooking best practicesAbility to develop unique recipesCurrent knowledge of trends in the restaurant industryComfortable training, directing and supervising kitchen staffExceptional leadership skills, including motivation and goal-settingHard working and drivenExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsTime management and organizationExpatriate benefits apply:AccommodationTransportAnnual return plane ticketMealsMedicalVisa8 Weeks paid leave per annumSalary starting from R.00 depending on experience
Johannesburg, GT, ZA