Executive Chef
Sunrose Consulting
Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago

Our client is a foremost and reputable catering organisation located in Lagos and with extensive operations across Nigeria.

Progressive and forward thinking, whose name is synonymous with innovation and excellence in service delivery, it has proven its ability to seek out new opportunities to deliver further growth and expansion.

The company is now seeking high calibre indi .

  • Read all Our client is a foremost and reputable catering organisation located in Lagos and with extensive operations across Nigeria.
  • Progressive and forward thinking, whose name is synonymous with innovation and excellence in service delivery, it has proven its ability to seek out new opportunities to deliver further growth and expansion.

    The company is now seeking high calibre individuals to build on this success.

    Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for all food production including that used for restaurants, banquet functions and other outlets.

    You will develop menus, food purchase specifications and recipes.

    Supervise staff.

    In addition, you will develop and monitor food and labor budget for the department while maintaining the highest professional food quality and sanitation standards.

    Job Responsibilities : Plan menus for all food outlets and Events for the Company.

    Schedule and coordinates the work of the chefs, cooks and other kitchen employees to assure that food preparation is economical and technically correct and within budgeted labor cost goals.

    Approve the requisition of products and other necessary food supplies.

    Ensure that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout all kitchen areas at all times.

    Establish controls to minimize food and supply waste and theft.

    Safeguard all food preparation employees by implementing training to increase their knowledge about safety, sanitation and accident prevention principles.

  • Develop standard recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation which help to assure consistently high quality and to minimize food costs;
  • exercise portion control for all items served and assist in establishing menu selling prices.

  • Prepare necessary data for applicable parts of the budget; project annual food, labor and other costs and monitor actual financial results;
  • take corrective action as necessary to help assure that financial goals are met.

    Attend food and beverage staff and management meetings.

    Cooks or directly supervises the cooking of items that require skillful preparation.

    Ensure proper staffing for maximum productivity and high standards of quality; controls food and payroll costs to achieve maximum profitability.

    Evaluate food products to assure that quality standards are consistently attained.

    Assist in maintaining a high level of service principles in accordance with established standards.

    Evaluate products to assure that quality and price are consistently met.

    Develop policies and procedures to enhance and measure quality; continually update written policies and procedures to reflect state-

    of-the-art techniques, equipment and terminology.

    Establish and maintains a regular cleaning and maintenance schedule for all kitchen areas and equipment.

    Provide training and professional development opportunities for all kitchen staff.

    Ensure that representatives from the kitchen attend service lineups and meetings.

    Periodically visit outlets when to ensure quality of food service.

    Support safe work habits and a safe working environment at all times.

    Degree-qualified with a certification as a Chef, you must have a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar position.

    You must have good administrative skills with excellent organisational, analytical and problem-solving skills.

    You must have basic IT and numerical Skills with ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages.

    Excellent problem-solving skills with good oral and written communication skills are required.

    You must be highly disciplined.

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