Executive Chef

Job Role:
Executive Chef
Salary Description:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Job Ref:


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At InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts our role is to put the glamour into international travel. That's where you come in. When you're part of the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand you're more than just a job title.

We love the individual talents, interests and dreams that make you who you are. What's more, because your career will be as unique as you are, we'll give you all the tailored support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow.

Overlooking pristine white sands, InterContinental Hua Hin Resort is an elegant Hua Hin hotel near the beach and has two beachfront villas with private plunge pools. Let InterContinental Hua Hin Resort's private jet fly you here from Bangkok. Choose from eight restaurants and bars serving authentic Thai cuisine and international fare. This Hua Hin hotel near the night market offers many shopping and dining options, with further diversions of golf, elephant treks and the Royal Summer Palace.

At InterContinental Hua Hin Resorts we look for people who are charming, confident, and internationally-minded; people who know what it takes to exceed guest expectations. So whoever you are, whatever you love doing, bring your passion to the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand and IHG and we'll make sure you'll have room to be yourself.

Job Summary - (Role Summary)
· Manages all kitchen operations including Stewarding operations with an emphasis on maintaining hygienic standards and practices, staff training, and overseeing the preparation and presentation of a consistent food product which meets customer's expectations. Ensure that all hygiene trainings set by IHG FSMS system are implemented.
· Adhere to local regulations concerning health, safety, or other compliance requirements, as well as brand standards and local policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities - (Key Activities of the role)
· Manages all functions of the Food Production and Stewarding operations to achieve the optimum departmental profit
· Manages all functions of the Food Production and Stewarding operations to achieve the optimum quality level of food production and sanitation
· Oversees special events and special food promotions
· Makes recipes and maintains up-dated and accurate costing of all dishes prepared and sold in the Food and Beverage operation
· Develops and writes standard recipes
· Develops new dishes and products
· Takes steps to ensure that outstanding culinary technical skills are maintained
· Maintains comprehensive product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets and current trends and make appropriate adjustments to kitchen operations accordingly
· Controls and analyzes, on an on-going basis, the level of the following:
o Sales
o Costs
o Issuing of food
o Quality and presentation of food products
o Condition and cleanliness of facilities and equipment
o Guest satisfaction
o Marketing
· Develops with the Training Manager training plans, develops training material in accordance with ICHG guidelines and implements training plans for the Food Production employees and other Food and Beverage employees
· Develops with the Director of Food and Beverage popular menus offering guests value for money in accordance with ICHG guidelines
· Plans and organizes with the Director of Food and Beverage successful Food and Beverage activities in the hotel and overseas
· Attends and participates to other meetings as required by the administrative calendar
· Keeps an up-dated Hotel Policies and Procedures file and up-dated files on the following Food Production matters:
o Recipes
o Finance
o Standards
o Personnel and Training
o Outlets
o Promotions
o Meetings
o Projects
o Material and Equipment
o Miscellaneous
· Sets Food Production and Stewarding goals and develops strategies, procedures and policies
· Determines with the Finance Director the minimum and maximum stocks of all food, material and equipment, food cost control
· Sets standards of all food and equipment purchases in accordance with ICHG guidelines
· Monitors local competitors and compare their operation with the hotel Food and Beverage operation
· Works with Human Resources on manpower planning and management needs
· Works with Director of Finance in the preparation and management of the Department's budget

Required Skills -
· Demonstrated ability to interact with customers, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand and the Company.
· Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local government agency.
· Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities.
· Good writing skills, well spoken English

Qualifications -
· Degree or Vocational Certificate in Culinary Skills or related field.
- Young and dynamic, open minded and open for change
- 5 star background / International experience
- Strong Leadership
- Initiative

Experience -
· 5 years experience as a chef, with at least 1 year in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of education and experience<br><br>

Contact Details:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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Contact: HR Department

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