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Executive Chef

Published on 24.03.2023


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Tourism, leisure activities
Hotel business, catering
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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Executive Chef

• To effectively manage the kitchen team to achieving the highest standard of food production.
• To control and manage the food cost in line with the budget, source ingredients in accordance with the company’s requirements.


  • Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner menus for the hotel.
  • Schedule and coordinate the work of cooks and other kitchen employees to assure that food preparation is economical and technically correct and within budgeted costs
  •  Ensure that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout all kitchen areas at all times
  •  Develop standard recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation which help to assure consistently high quality to minimize food costs, exercise portion control for all items served, assure excellent decoration of plates and excellent food presentation are done on standard basis.
  • Periodically visit dining area when it is open to welcome clients
  • To actively seek out customer comments and feedback in respect of the service through face to face contact during service times
  • Be visible in the restaurant during service helping and supporting staff as well as communicating with customers
  • To work with Management Team to agree actions following customer feedback.
  • Promote and maintain good working relationship
  • To ensure that the entire kitchen team are aware of their responsibilities in respect of health and safety in the workplace and minimum qualifications and train to work in a environment
  •  To ensure that the kitchen team comply with the policy on personal hygiene and uniform.
  • To participate in training the new employees or trainees whenever needed.
  • Attend, contribute and be involved with team and/or staff meetings.
  • Be punctual and maintain a professional appearance and adhere to uniform policy. Carry out instructions when given by management and the head office.
Required profile for job ad : Executive Chef


  • Proactive in problem solving.
  • Lead by example, setting the place and standards
  • Be able to work on own initiatives to deal with problems and opportunities
  • A flair and passion for food.


  • Minimum 5 years certified experience in the same position and with same qualification
  • Minimum 5 year certified experience in hotel restaurant 4 star and above
  • Minimum 5 years experience in managing minimum 10 kitchen staff
  • Certificates of services of previous employment are Mandatory

The days and times of work will be on a rota basis over 7 days. Split shifts are required, dependent upon business needs. Requirement to work and outside of these hours is a regular feature, especially during high season
Please note; all duties and requirements stated are essential job functions. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the staff occupying this position. Staff members may be required to perform other job-related duties by their supervisor.

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Job criteria for job ad : Executive Chef
Job category :
Industries :
Hotel business, catering
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
City : Matemwe
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
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Key Skills :
Number of Position(s) : 1
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