Executive Chef

Job Role:
Executive Chef
Salary Description:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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About us
There's nothing complicated about dealing with business people.They're just people. Doing business.By day, international marketing superhero. By night: fluffy bath robe and a box set.Like Liz, who's left her laptop cable in the cab. Or Mario, who's secretly missing his cats. The early riser, who's first in the gym. The sales team preparing for the 'big pitch' over a freshly prepared lunch. At Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts, we embrace the new world of business and understand that Modern business travellers want a hotel (and a hotel team) that understands and supports them, helping at every turn.
Your day to day
As Executive Chef you'll manage all kitchen activities and prepare our delicious food - helping create memorable experiences for guests - whenever and wherever they dine. You'll also ensure quality, kitchen maintenance, cleanliness, and inventory functions kept to our high standards - to make sure your kitchen is always running smoothly. People•Look smart - wear your uniform with pride•Manage daily kitchen activities, plan and assign work ensuring you always have the right staffing numbers •Develop your team and improve their performance through coaching and feedback, and create performance and development goals for colleagues - recognize good performance•Recommend or initiate any HR elated actions where needed to F&B Manager and/or HR•Drive a great working environment for teams to thrive - connect departments to create sense of one team •Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Communicate with all hotel department heads to stay informed of kitchen needs and ensure timely responses to requestsResponsible business •You'll make sure our dishes are always at their best - we have standards - but it's down to you to make that room special and memorable for guests (menu design)•Keep an eye on competitor activity / industry innovation to develop your own ideas in the kitchen •Make sure food and drinks are secure and stored safely - always keep stock replenished to minimise waste •Ensure that all kitchen equipment and environment are hygienic and working properly (HACCP)•Always follow governmental regulations and company policies and procedures •Ad-hoc duties - unexpected moments when we have to pull together to get a task done•Manage daily stewarding activities (HACCP)Guest experience•Encourage guest feedback to improve guest satisfaction •Answer guest questions about dishes and kitchen services•Help the Food and Beverage Manager with event planningFinancial•Complete forecasts, plans, and departmental production reports for management•Help prepare the hotel's annual budget and the setting of departmental goals•Maintain costing and documentation of all dishes prepared and sold from the kitchen•Food cost and documentationAccountabilities Supervise kitchen team in a large, full service, or resort hotel with multiple major food and beverage outlets and banquet facilities with capacity to cater to more than 300 people. May oversee supervisors and professional culinary staff.
What we need from you
•Degree of certificate in culinary arts•5 years' experience as a chef•Must speak local language(s)•At least one year in a supervisory capacity, or equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience•Fluent in English and French/Dutch
What we offer
We'll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits - including great room discount and superb training. Join us and you'll become part of the global IHG family - and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together - we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve.<br><br>${descr2}

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

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