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Chef de Cuisine, Sous Chef at Marriott Hotel – Ikeja, Lagos

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Sous Chef

Job Number: 21066439
Location: Marriott Hotel – Ikeja, Lagos
Schedule Full-Time
Brand: Marriott Hotels Resorts
Position Type: Management
Job Category: Food and Beverage & Culinary

Job Summary
Asian Sous Chef:

  • Accountable for overall success of the daily kitchen operations.
  • Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions.
  • Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget.
  • Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced.
  • Responsible for guiding and developing staff including direct reports.
  • Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.

Core Work Activities
Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met:

  • Manages kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.
  • Estimates daily production needs on a weekly basis and communicates production needs to kitchen personnel daily.
  • Assists Executive Chef with all kitchen operations and preparation.
  • Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
  • Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.
  • Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage standards.
  • Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
  • Performs all duties of kitchen managers and employees as necessary.
  • Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
  • Operates and maintains all department equipment and reports malfunctions.
  • Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.

Leading Kitchen Operations:

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
  • Maintains the productivity level of employees.
  • Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.
  • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
  • Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.
  • Recognizes success performance and produces desired results.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service:

  • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.
  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Handles guest problems and complaints.

Maintaining Culinary Goals:

  • Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Utilizes the Labor Management System to effectively schedule to business demands and for tracking of employee time and attendance.
  • Trains employees in safety procedures.

Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities:

  • Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.
  • Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed.
  • Brings issues to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources as necessary.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

Candidate Profile
Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the Culinary, Food and Beverage or related professional area.

OR

  • 2-year Degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the Culinary, Food and Beverage, or related professional area.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Chef de Cuisine

Job Number: 21066437
Location: Marriott Hotel – Ikeja, Lagos
Schedule: Full-Time
Job Category: Food and Beverage & Culinary
Brand: Marriott Hotels Resorts
Position Type: Management

Job Summary
Asian Chef De Cuisine

  • Accountable for the quality, consistency and production of the restaurant kitchen.
  • Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions.
  • Coordinates menus, purchasing, staffing and food preparation for the property’s restaurant.
  • Works with team to improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget.
  • Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.
  • Develops and trains team to improve results.

Core Work Activities
Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met for Restaurant:

  • Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions for restaurant.
  • Supervises restaurant kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.
  • Maintains food preparation handling and correct storage standards.
  • Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.
  • Plans and manages food quantities and plating requirements for the restaurant.
  • Communications production needs to key personnel.
  • Assists in developing daily and seasonal menu items for the restaurant.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations regulations.
  • Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
  • Estimates daily restaurant production needs.
  • Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Determines how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.

Leading Kitchen Team:

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
  • Leads shift teams while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
  • Supervises and manages restaurant kitchen employees. Managing all day-to-day operations. Understanding employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees’ absence.
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Serving as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
  • Ensuring and maintaining the productivity level of employees.
  • Ensures employees are cross-trained to support successful daily operations.
  • Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.

Establishing and Maintaining Restaurant Kitchen Goals:

  • Sets and supports achievement of kitchen goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
  • Developing specific guidance and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish daily kitchen operations work.
  • Understands the impact of kitchen operation on the overall property financial goals and objectives and manages to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
  • Effectively investigates, reports and follows-up on employee accidents.
  • Knows and implements company safety standards.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service:

  • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.
  • Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.
  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
  • Handles guest problems and complaints.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.

Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities:

  • Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Participates in training restaurant staff on menu items including ingredients, preparation methods and unique tastes.
  • Manages employee progressive discipline procedures.
  • Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed.
  • Uses all available on the job training tools for employees.
  • Assists as needed in the interviewing and hiring of employee team members with appropriate skills.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

Candidate Profile
Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

OR

  • 2-year Degree from an accredited University in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management or related major; 2 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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