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Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Chef De Partie II

Abuja, Nigeria

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Executive Chef

Closing: Aug 9, 2024

22 days remaining

Published: Jul 10, 2024 (9 days ago)

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The Executive Chef will lead menu engineering, recipe design, and product standardization to ensure consistent, high-quality West African cuisine. Additionally, they will oversee kitchen operations, ensuring efficiency, compliance, and optimal menu presentation and cost-effectiveness.


Responsibilities
The Executive Chef will lead menu engineering, recipe design, and product standardization to ensure consistent, high-quality West African cuisine. Additionally, they will oversee kitchen operations, ensuring efficiency, compliance, and optimal menu presentation and cost-effectiveness.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  1. Menu Engineering, Recipe Design, and Product Standardization: We are seeking an experienced Executive Chef to lead our culinary team in creating innovative and authentic West African cuisine. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in menu engineering, recipe design, and product standardization to ensure consistency and quality across all menu items. You will be responsible for developing and refining recipes that showcase the rich flavours and cultural diversity of West African cuisine while meeting our high standards for taste, presentation, and cost efficiency.

  2. Process Expertise, Food Safety, and Menu Optimization: The Executive Chef will demonstrate expertise in food preparation, handling, and storage to ensure efficiency, consistency, and compliance with all regulations. You will oversee kitchen operations to guarantee that food is prepared to the highest standards of freshness, flavour, and safety. Additionally, you will play a key role in designing new menus and revising existing menu items to optimize taste, presentation style, and cost effectiveness, aligning with our restaurant's vision and customer preferences.

  3. Administrative Tasks: Ensure order, punctuality, and discipline in all kitchens, set and monitor performance standards for kitchen staff, conduct regular briefings and training sessions to maintain high motivation and productivity, prevent pilferage, wastage, and laxity, assess staff competence and provide necessary training, accurately record kitchen activities and participate in stocktaking, inspect incoming supplies for quality and quantity, and ensure availability of necessary kitchen resources.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in culinary arts or any related course

  • A master’s degree is an added advantage

Experience

  • 15 years of culinary experience

  • 10 years of experience in a managerial role

  • Must have gained a minimum of 10 years work experience in a West African restaurant

  • Experience in a multi branch restaurant chain is preferred


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