Hospitality / Travel / Tourism

Job Openings at I-Serve Professional

I-Serve Professional is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chef Tournant

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Chef Tournant is a direct link between the Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef, and his/her assigned production areas and outlets. Chef Tournant’s primary responsibilities are to ensure all communication, standards, policies, and expectations are communicated to his/her team and then executed flawlessly. He/she achieves the objectives through communication, organization, and training. The Chef Tournant enables his/her team by ensuring equipment and sanitation standards are always met, supplies and inventories are readily available, expectations are communicated, recipes are current, and training is on-going.
  • The Chef Tournant is expected to be a “hands-on” supervisor who leads his/her team by example. The Chef Tournant is assigned to be directly responsible for one or more outlets or production areas in the following categories: production, alternative restaurants, buffets, or main galley. The Chef Tournant should expect to be rotated into different areas with or without advance notice in regards to business demands and career development. Chef Tournant rotations are at the sole discretion of the Executive Sous Chef and Executive Chef.


  • Ensures all food is prepared fresh and is of the highest quality
  • Strictly adheres to all recipes, methods, and instructions from supervisor
  • Ensures team reports to work on-time and in a clean uniform
  • Maintains an organized and efficient flow of production, with regards to changes in forecasts and menus
  • Ensures the development of team members through on-going training
  • Recognizes team members for successful achievements and contributions
  • Coaches team members immediately and professionally to minimize deficiencies and provide encouragement
  • Responsible for inventories to enable team members to successfully prepare mise en place Consistently checks temperatures in foods and follows proper procedures in regards to chilling, re-heating, and holding food.
  • Maintains and reports waste log to supervisors on a daily/weekly basis
  • Checks outlet(s) upon arrival to determine the status of outstanding safety, or equipment issues
  • Checks outlet(s) prior to leaving to ensure cleanliness, proper disposal/removal of food, and proper storing and labeling
  • Maintains USPH/FDA standards
  • Communicates and follows-through with appropriate departments to correct sanitation and or equipment issues
  • Responsible for accuracy in daily inventories and requisitions
  • Ensures proper rotation, storage temperatures, and proper storing procedures are observed
  • Communicates with provisions to ensure successful coordination of requisitioning, and return to stocks, including variances, spoilage, and excess inventories
  • Ensures all team members are properly equipped with uniforms, supplies, and tools
  • Communicates with the Food & Beverage team in regards to special events, changes in forecasts, etc.
  • Keeps Executive Chef, Chef’s Personal Assistant, and Executive Sous Chef apprised of challenges productions and team members
  • Ensures recipes are constantly updated to reflect changes created by availability or direction from Executive Chef
  • Strives to continuously improve the flow of production and all other outputs by submitting ideas in writing to Executive Sous Chef
  • Evaluates subordinates every three months
  • Continuously monitors food and labor cost in accordance with CBH
  • Controls and decreases waste by maintaining logs to submit daily/weekly
  • Adjust production levels to meet forecast demands
  • Communicates with other departments to adjust production for joint product needs
  • Delegates workload to subordinates fairly and consistently while continually striving to improve the flow of production
  • Adjusts scheduling appropriately in order to attend mandatory meetings
  • Schedules regular focus meetings with subordinates to increase communication
  • Continually maintains and updates daily and weekly reports in a timely manner

Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Required Work Experience:

  • 1+ year supervisory experience in a reputable restaurant
  • 1+ year experience in a high production volume restaurant/hotel
  • 1+ year experience in a fine dining restaurant
  • 3+ years of culinary experience (may be combined with formal culinary training)

Required Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of all basic cooking techniques
  • Strong knowledge of Classical European, International, and World Cuisine, including cooking philosophies and principles
  • Flexibility to work any shift in any area of responsibility without notice
  • Strong knowledge of herbs, spices, flavorings
  • Strong knowledge of all kitchen equipment, tools, and supplies
  • Ability to provide leadership, motivation, and training Must be familiar with Food Safety Policy

Job Title: Chef De’ Partie

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • To prepare and make food and to demonstrate and help maintain high levels of service that CONSISTENTLY exceeds the expectations as mentioned in the recipes.
  • Ensure that the Opening procedure carried out by your subordinates follow the SOP of the kitchen.
  • Ensure Strict Adherence Storage SOP.
  • Ensuring that High-Quality Food Leaves your Station by Coordinating Production and Service.
  • Ensure that the standard food storage and arrangement protocols are strictly followed.
  • Double-check all Documents and Records to ensure that all your subordinates Fill in the production list, Transfer sheets, yield, cooling, thawing, temperature, inventory lists upon closing.
  • Supervise the Deep cleaning.
  • Managing,train and develop new trainee chefs


  • Candidates should possess an OND qualification with 2-5 years work experience

Job Title: Head Chef / Sous Chef

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Consults with Executive Chef on daily requirements, functions, and also about any last-minute Head Chef in Staff management by ensuring discipline, and maintaining a climate of smooth and friendly co-operation. And also providing training as and when due.
  • Establishes and maintains effective inter-departmental working relationships.
  • Leads an exemplary and professional attitude of personal/kitchen hygiene and cleanliness, on and off duty.
  • Carries out other duties and responsibilities as will be required by management from time to time.
  • Production Scheduleensures readiness for service.
  • Check the reservations for special events/parties.
  • Ensure that transfers from the production section to the hot section are made on a timely basis before each service.
  • Provide FOH manager/ supervisor on duty with par level sheet to input on the system and provide necessary justifications for the shortage.
  • Ensure proper portion control, limit over usage of general items, oil, cream etc.
  • Ensures that food on the same table is served at the same time
  • Ensures that Hot food is served Hot and Cold food served Cold
  • Ensures that the quality of plating, garnish, and cleanliness of the plate is according to standards.

Minimum Requirements

  • Candidates should possess an OND qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in a 5 star hotel or restaurant.

Job Title: Commis Chef

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • To assist the Senior Chef on duty with storage, preparation, and cooking of all food items within your section whilst adhering to all Health and Food Safety areas of “Due Diligence” as laid out by The Management as well as Food Safety Protocols in order to demonstrate and help maintain the quality of production and service that consistently exceeds the expectations of our clients.


  • Ensure that all Equipment including storage devices withinthe section isin good working condition prior to your absence.
  • To ensure that all food items in thesection are within the safe period after production.
  • Ensure that your work table and its surroundings are safe and free from contaminants before production starts.
  • Ensure that all Stocks are being Controlled And Rotated to prevent minimize wastages.
  • Ensure that all products are completed at the appropriate time.
  • Ensure that Output (Yield) is consistent with standard recipe cards.
  • Ensure that food preparation is carried out following food safety procedures
  • Ensure that the standard food storage and arrangement protocols are strictly followed.
  • Ensure that the washing procedure for all vegetables isstrictly followed.

Deadline: 22nd November, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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