Our client is a stylish and serene 3-star boutique hotel located in Lekki, Lagos state . They currently have an opening for a Head chef.
TheHead Chef is responsible for all food production, menu development, food purchase specifications and standardized recipes.
He / she is also responsible for maintaining the highest professional food quality and hygiene standards through out the food production process in the hotel.
Collaboratewith other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus, taking into accountsuch factors as seasonal availability of ingredients and the likely number ofcustomers.
Check the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards aremet.
Check the quantity and quality of received products.
Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment to staff.
Record production and operational data on specified forms.
Coordinate planning, budgeting, and purchasing for all the food operationswithin establishments
Plan, direct,and supervise the food preparation and cooking activities of hotel.
Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis, for special guests and functions.
Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in foodpreparation.
Analyze recipes to assignprices to menu items, based on food, labor, and overhead costs.
Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs.
Monitorsanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
Order or requisition of food and other suppliesneeded to ensure efficient operation.
Estimateamounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
Inspectsupplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to establishedstandards.
Instructcooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, andpresentation of food
Determine how food should bepresented and create decorative food displays.
Determine production schedulesand staff requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services
Proven 3-4 years Head Chef Experience in a 3-4 Star Hotel or Restaurant
Great attention to detail and creativity
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Communication,dexterity, creativity and leadership skills
Culinary Arts degree and / or other culinary certification
Vast knowledge in culinary arts, including any new up and coming food trends.
Excellent record of kitchen management