Head Chef - Lagos
Lagos, LA, ng
1d ago

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.

Job Summary

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Key Requirements

  • 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
  • Apply
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