Sous Chef - Nigerian Cuisine (buffet)
Edge Recruiter Nigeria Ltd.
Kano, NG
1d ago

Job Description

Our client is a luxury 5-star hotel located in Kano, with over 18 years’ experience in the hospitality industry in Nigeria.

They currently have an opening for a Sous Chef- Nigerian cuisine (buffet) to be based in Kano.

Job Summary

We are looking for a professional Sous Chef- Nigerian cuisine (buffet) willing to work within Kano . As a Sous Chef, your expertise in recipe development elevates our menus while your leadership inspires and fosters our Culinary talent.

The successful candidate will employ its culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following :

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Manage all Kitchens in the absence of the Executive Chef
  • Create all food menus with the guidance of the Executive Chef
  • Complete daily market lists to ensure quality food ordering while maintaining budgeted costs
  • Meet with Storekeepers to ensure quality & par levels are maintained
  • Interact closely with the Catering department to assist in function menu co-ordination and meet with clients as required
  • Conduct daily shift briefings with all Sous Chefs
  • Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
  • Liaise daily with Outlet Managers and Sous Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Plan the food design in order to create a perfect match between the dish’s aspect and its taste;
  • Train the auxiliary kitchen staff in order to provide best results in minimum time and using at the maximum the available resources;
  • Create tasting menus for customers interested in contracting the food for different events (wedding, banquets, corporate dinners, birthday parties, etc.)from their kitchen;
  • Must be great with variety of dishes (e.g Nigerian cuisine)
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Requirements

  • Proven 4-5 years 4 / 5 Star Hotel relevant work experience as Sous Chef
  • Great attention to detail and creativity
  • MUST be proficient in the use of Opera and Micros
  • Must be willing to work within Kano.
  • 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
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