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InterContinental Geneva Hotel


Job description

As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand.

Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.

Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambiance where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience. If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand.

The avant-garde InterContinental Geneva embodies the refreshing, elevated perspective on luxury art de vivre in the world’s City of Peace.

Join us as the Head Chef of InterContinental Geneva.

Reporting directly to the hotel manager, your main duties will be :

• Controlling and directing the food preparation process and any other relative activities according to the brand standards
• Constructing menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings
• Approving and “polishing” dishes before they reach the customer
• Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages with the Purchasing department and according to our procedures
• Be in charge of the budget
• Arrange for repairs when necessary
• Remedy any problems or defects
• Be fully in charge of hiring, managing and training kitchen staff
• Oversee the work of subordinates
• Estimate staff’s workload and compensations
• Maintain records of payroll and attendance
• Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
• Foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers


With a higher education in Culinary arts, you have a successful experience at least of 5 years as a Head Chef within a hotel of the same category and capacity. You perfectly manage and control the respect of the HACCP. You are at ease with the IT tools.

You are fluent in English and French, a third language is highly desirable.

Curious,people and results oriented, you are well-known for the high quality of your work and your involvement in your daily tasks. Passionate and open to the different types of cooking you are willing to share your knowledge and skills with your team and your colleagues. Used to work in a fast-paced environment, you are able to manage a large volume of guests.

This position is to be filled as soon as possible and opened to Swiss citizens and EU passport holders.
Job type
Geneva, Switzerland
F&B kitchen
English, French
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
Other benefits
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including great room discount and superb training. Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - visit http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.

InterContinental Geneva Hotel

This 5-star luxury hotel, newly redesigned by famous New York architect Chi offers amazing views of the Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe, of Lake Geneva and Geneva City. It is a 3-minute walk from the Botanic Garden, United Nations and International Centre of Congress CICG and within a 5-minute drive from Palexpo Exhibition Centre and Luxury Shopping area. Free Tram and Eco-Bus are available for hotel guests.

The spacious and elegant rooms at the InterContinental Geneva have free WiFi, free tea and coffee making facilities, are air-conditioned and feature cable TV and a minibar.

Dining options include modern international cuisine and seasonal specialities served in the gourmet restaurant, which features a well-stocked wine cellar and a terrace.

At the bar Les Nations, guests can enjoy a wide range of drinks, listen to live piano music, and browse in books and magazines. A sophisticated urban-style bar, Le Fumoir seduces you with its original cocktails and a selection of international cigars.

The 400 m² Spa by Clarins offers a complete set of beauty and massage treatments. A steam bath, a sauna and a hot tub are also available. The health and fitness centre is open 24 hours.

Cointrin Airport is 3 km away, and Cornavin Train Station is 2.5 km from the InterContinental. Guests benefit from free public transports in Geneva during their stay.

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