An Executive Chef who will build a reputation for the hotel by developing and
maintaining a talented and creative kitchen brigade| offering an innovation
menu| and promising an exceptional culinary experience that becomes a
destination in itself. This Hotel will undergo a food & beverage master-plan
so an outstanding change leader will be preferred.
What will I be doing?
As Executive Chef| you are fully responsible for developing the culinary
reputation of the hotel by the production of excellent quality food throughout
the hotel| and the development of a high quality and self motivated kitchen
brigade. An Executive Chef will oversee the operational management of the
kitchen and Team Members. Specifically| an Executive Chef will perform the
following tasks to the highest standards:
Lead of the kitchen brigade and ensure ongoing trainings plus development skills of Team Member
Identify an effective approach to succession plannin
Create menus that meet and exceed customers| needs and inspire wants.
Ensure the consistent production of high quality food through all hotel food outlets
Develop positive customer relations through proactive interaction with Guests| contractors| and suppliers
Resolve| promptly and completely| any issues that may arise in the kitchen or related areas among Guests and Team Members
Manage department operations| including budgeting| forecasting| resource planning| waste management| quality and administrative functions.
Actively seek verbal feedback from customers on a regular basis and respond to all guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
Ensuring adequate resources are available according to business needs
Manage the provision of food to Food and Beverage outlets and taking action where necessary to ensure compliance with current legislation
Control costs without compromising standards| improving gross profit margins and other departmental and financial targets
Ensure team members have an up-to-date knowledge of menu items| special promotions| functions and events
Maintain good communication and work relationships in all hotel areas
Ensure that staffing levels are maintained to cover business demands
Ensure monthly communication meetings are conducted and post-meeting minutes generated
Manage staff performance issues in compliance with company policies and procedures
Recruit| manage| train and develop the kitchen team to the highest level.
Comply with hotel security| fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
Ensure maintenance| hygiene and hazard issues are dealt with in a timely manner
Manage financial performance of the department so all planning is in line with hotel objectives
Manage food control systems are adhered to them so margins are on target in a pro-active way
Regular review of all menus with Food and Beverage manager to confirm offerings are in line with market trends
Be environmentally aware
Ensure food wastage program is adhered to so that margins are on target
Responsible for ensuring that the monthly working schedules are made and maintained in accordance with local legislation
What are we looking for?
An Executive Chef serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our
Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role|
you should maintain the attitude| behaviours| skills| and values that follow:
Previous| relevant experience as an Executive Chef
Excellent leadership skills| proven trainings| development of team member to the highest levels of excellence.
A creative approach to the production of high quality food
A business focused approach to managing a hotel kitchen
Excellent communication skills
Ability to build relationships| internal and external| to the hotel and the Company
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
A current| valid| and relevant trade qualification (proof may be required)
Experience in different countries and environments.
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following
capabilities and distinctions:
A certification in management
Proficiency with computers and computer programs| including Microsoft Word| Excel and Outlook
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!