Latest Senior Chef at a Hospitality Company via Bradfield Consulting Limited on 2016

Bradfield Consulting Limited – Our client, a big player in the Hospitality space, which offers a collection of the finest fully serviced apartments in Abuja, geared towards the long stay guest is looking to recruit qualified candidate to fill the position below:

POSITION : Senior Chef

Job Descriptions

  • The Senior Chef will be responsible for all food production including that used for restaurants, banquet functions and other outlets.
  • Develop menus, food purchase specifications and recipes. Supervise staff.

Responsibilities

  • Approves the requisition of products and other necessary food supplies.
  • Ensures that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout all kitchen areas at all times.
  • Establishes controls to minimize food and supply waste and theft.
  • Safeguards all food preparation employees by implementing training to increase their knowledge about safety, sanitation and accident prevention principles.
  • Develops standard recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation which help to assure consistently high quality and to minimize food costs; exercises portion control for all items served and assists in establishing menu selling prices.
  • Prepares necessary data for applicable parts of the budget; projects annual food, labor and other costs and monitors actual financial results; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that financial goals are met.
  • Attends food and beverage staff and management meetings.
  • Consults with the Food & Beverage Director about food production aspects of special events being planned.
  • Cooks or directly supervises the cooking of items that require skillful preparation.
  • Ensures proper staffing for maximum productivity and high standards of quality; controls food and payroll costs to achieve maximum profitability.
  • Evaluates food products to assure that quality standards are consistently attained.
  • Interacts with food and beverage management to assure that food production consistently exceeds the expectations of members and guests.
  • In conjunction with F&B management team, assist in maintaining a high level of service principles in accordance with established standards.
  • Evaluates products to assure that quality, price and related goods are consistently met.
  • Develops policies and procedures to enhance and measure quality; continually updates written policies and procedures to reflect state-of-the-art techniques, equipment and terminology.
  • Establishes and maintains a regular cleaning and maintenance schedule for all kitchen areas and equipment.
  • Provides training and professional development opportunities for all kitchen staff.
  • Ensures that representatives from the kitchen attend service lineups and meetings.
  • Periodically visits dining area when it is open to welcome members.
  • Support safe work habits and a safe working environment at all times.

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Education and Experience

  • 8 years experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A strong knowledge luxury apartments/hotel standards with evidence of successful implementation of high level service and product standards