Head Chef at Ibis Lagos Airport Hotel
Ibis Lagos Airport Hotel - "Some say you can't put a price on comfort." ibis hotels prove the contrary by offering their guests well-being at the best price. Fully-equipped rooms, innovative bedding and 24-hour reception services. Welcome to the world’s leading economy hotel brand.
Ibis is a brand of economy hotels focused on evolutive design with simple and flexible furniture and owned by Accor. Created in 1974, Ibis became Accor's economy megabrand in 2011 with the launch of Ibis Styles and Ibis Budget. Ibis manages 1174 hotels in 67 countries (2018).
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head Chef
Location: Ajao Estate, Lagos
- The head chef carries out and coordinates the organization, preparation, production, presentation and assures the high standard of culinary services offered to guests.
- Organizes and supervises food preparations in line with the occupancy and consumption forecasts
- Prepares dishes and/or supervises preparation
- Supervises the different sections of the kitchen: production of hot and cold dishes, dish washing etc
- In conjunction with the Sous Chef and F&B Manager, prepares the menus and à la carte choices
- Oversees the whole work shift, ensures respect of the maximum waiting times defined by the brand, checks the presentation and temperature of dishes, etc
- Is actively involved in the local area to keep up-to-date with specific issues and needs
- Ensures that the equipment and appliances under his/her responsibility are used correctly and kept in good condition by kitchen staff
- Optimises sales by meeting guests' wishes, while respecting brand guidelines
- Manages stocks and supplies
- Manages headcount for optimum performance in the department: ensures work schedules suit activity forecasts and are compliant with labour legislation
- Respects the productivity ratios as budgeted
- Coordinates with restaurant serving staff in order to ensure smooth running service
- Ensures that all information is duly passed on to the applicable departments
- In conjunction with the Points of Sale Managers, coordinates the kitchen, restaurants and "Seminars and meetings" services
- Supervises the staff restaurant and stewarding service
- Keeps up-to-date with changes in culinary trends
- Carries out inventories, inputs data and explains consumption differences
Qualification and Requirements
- Vocational certificate or diploma in professional cuisine
- 8 to 10 years of experience
- Significant managerial experience
- Excellent management skills
- A thorough and organised approach
- Good training and knowledge transfer skills
- Copes well under stress
- Perfect knowledge of HACCP guidelines
- Computer literate (Windows environment)
- Attention to cleanliness and hygiene
- Attractive Salary: Our goal is to acknowledge our employees' skills and performance, while at the same time respecting the principles of fairness and non-discrimination.
- Regular Support: Meeting in a calm setting, conducting an appraisal, and setting targets is a valuable process, both for managers and employees. Several meetings or discussions are held throughout the year to facilitate dialogue and motivate teams.
- Wellness for all: With operations over 63 countries, we strive to ensure the well-being, health, and safety of all our teams. Accor is extremely attentive to its employees and their loved ones.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email
Application Deadline 22nd December, 2021.