Sous Chef (Mediterranean & Asian, Chinese, Italian, Japanese) - Lagos
Edge Recruiter Nigeria Ltd.
Lagos, NG
2d ago

Our client is a luxury 5-star Restaurant located in Lagos, with years’ of experience in the hospitality industry in Nigeria.

They currently have an opening for a Sous Chef (Oriental) to be based in Lagos. Job Summary

The Sous Chef (Oriental) provides support to the Executive Chef where food preparation is concerned. He / She also ensures that the kitchen is clean and operational.

As an Sous Chef (Oriental) you are responsible to take care of the daily food preparation and duties assigned to meet the set standard and qualities whereby your role will include key responsibilities such as :

  • Prepare all kinds of food inclusive and with the main focus on Oriental cuisine for all banquet events and restaurants
  • Create high quality and original oriental food to satisfy the customer
  • Follow the instructions and recommendations from the immediate Superiors to complete the daily tasks
  • Ensure the highest standards and consistent quality in the daily preparation and keep up to date with the new Oriental recipes and preparation techniques
  • Update menu recipe cards and menu planning for promotions
  • Attend daily chefs and banquet operational meetings
  • Coordinate and participate with other sections of requirements, cleanliness, wastage and cost control
  • Constantly be alert on freshness, presentations and temperature of food served in restaurants or functions
  • Skills

    Education, Qualifications & Experiences

    You should have a professional kitchen apprenticeship or chefs training course and previous experiences in the Oriental specialty cuisine along with good culinary skills.

    The ability to communicate well in English and a proven track of food preparation, presentation and preservation knowledge is an essential.

    Knowledge & Competencies

    The ideal candidate will be positively spirited and passionate about food and be committed to work together with the service team to deliver an amazing guest experiences every time.

    You are a very positive, dynamic, creative and dedicated team player with the ability to work in a multicultural environment and under difficult condition while possessing following additional competencies :

    Understanding restaurant Operations

    Effective Communication

    Planning for Business

    Supervising People

    Understanding Differences

    Supervising Operations

    Requirements

  • Proven 3-4 years 4 / 5 Star restaurant relevant work experience as an Oriental Sous Chef
  • Great attention to detail and creativity
  • MUST be proficient in the use of Opera and Micros
  • Must be willing to work within Lagos.
  • Organizing and leadership skills
  • Willingness to replenish professional knowledge
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • Previous leadership experience in the culinary field required
  • Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Must be willing to work within Lagos
  • THIS ROLE IS ONLY OPEN TO QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WHO RESIDE IN LAGOS, AND QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WHO ARE WILLING TO RELOCATE TO Lagos AT THEIR OWN COST.

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