This position requires candidates to have a US work permit. Please do not apply if you are not legally able to work in the United States.
Applicants to this position must reside within a 90 mile radius of the property.
A. Administration + Produce all Food required for the assigned Kitchen + Oversee all food production for banquet venues + Control the daily ordering and requisitions to meet budgeted food cost + Ensure at all times that the labor cost is kept within the budget + Supervise and allocate work to staff according to their knowledge and skill level + Submit vacation leave-requests to the Executive Chef for approval + Develop recipes for producing items accurately, and always update them + Replace the Executive Chef in his meetings during his Absence + Administer the weekly duty schedules, and present them to the Executive Chef for approval.
B. Cost Management + Assist the Executive Chef to keep the food cost for the assigned kitchen within the budget + Prevent wastage of surplus stock without undue sacrifice on food quality + Control effective storage and stock levels, while always being cost conscious + Contribute to the overall profits, through the prevention of wastage and maximum use of raw materials + Ensure that there is adequate food available
C. Hygiene and Cleanliness + Be responsible for the hygiene and cleanliness of your kitchens, food production and food storage areas + Ensure a high standard of food quality safety at all times + Maintain and enhance staff grooming and personal hygiene + Keep the Kitchen equipment in good condition at all times to maximize its operating life + Report wastage and spoilage to your superior
D. Staff Management + Oversee and/or conduct training for staff as well as implement regular training programs + Build a strong team atmosphere in the kitchen + Make recommendations to the Executive Chef about the selection, transfer, promotion and dismissal of staff + Ensure that kitchen staff levels are scheduled according to the business volume + Work with the Executive Chef in encouraging staff, and constantly keeping up staff morale + Conduct regular communication meetings and briefings with the kitchen personnel + Identify the training needs of kitchen personnel + Authorize overtime only after consulting and gaining approval from the Executive Chef + Check staff attendance + Ensure that all kitchen personnel follow and understand their job description.
E. Maintaining Standards + Assist the Executive Chef to ensure the hotel's high standards are maintained and improved continually + Attend all training sessions and courses, briefings and meetings as required. + Look continuously for ways to improve the quality and service and to meet or surpass the required standards of performance + Actively support the work and decisions of all teams and committees. + Make a significant and continuous effort to increase your professional knowledge, to improve your own + Job Skills, and to achieve the goals and objectives set by the Executive Chef + Actively support the hotel's team culture, and help to achieve the hotel's vision, values and goals. + Show a positive, energetic and caring attitude at all times towards guests and staff + Maintain standards of service
This Job Description is not exhaustive of all job tasks but a guide, and tasks may be added or removed by your immediate supervisor according to changes that may occur in the working environment.
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