Head Chef at Owens and Xley

Owens and Xley is a Small Business Advisory and Consulting Company in Lagos, Nigeria. Our services include of Small Business Startup and Set up, Business Plan preparation, Business Process Design and Business Strategy Formulation.

We know the role good planning plays in any business and its associated costs; and the initial capital challenges faced by a small business which is why we have developed solutions which ensure that small business owners have access to technical skills but at a fraction of the cost.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head Chef

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Overview

  • As the Head Chef, you are responsible for controlling and directing the food preparation processes

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring variety and quality of the servings
  • Ensure waste is minimized by careful supervision of food preparation methods
  • Ensure proper hygienic storage methods are utilized to prevent loss
  • Give staff feedback on their performance to enable staff development
  • Develop recipes and determine how to present dishes
  • Control and direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities
  • Approve and “polish” dishes before they reach the customer
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and other food preparation workers
  • Inspect raw and cooked food items to guarantee that the highest quality meals are prepared and served to customers
  • Determine food inventory needs, stocking, and ordering


  • Proven experience as Head Chef
  • Degree in Culinary science or related certificate
  • Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes

Deadline: 17th May, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae to: recruitment@owensxley.com using the job title as the subject of the mail


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