Executive Chef

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Executive Chef (012924)
Job Number: 012924
Job Title: Executive Chef
Number of Positions: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Permanent Contract
Country: Zambia
City: Lusaka
Salary Interval: Per Month
Category/Department: Kitchen
Rank/level of position: Head of Department
Level of Education: Two-Year Degree
Years of Experience: 5
Application Date: 26/04/2018
Position Description

Under the general guidance of the Executive Assistant Manager/General Manager provides the highest food quality consistent with cost control and profitability margins of the hotel’s kitchen to maximise guest satisfaction and food profitability. All work is carried out in line with the hotel’s guidelines, the departmental business plan, and the Radisson Hotel Group’s corporate guidelines, and service concepts.
MANAGE FOOD PRODUCTION AND PROVIDE THE HIGHEST FOOD QUALITY
• Manages all activities in the kitchen, including production, stewarding
   and management of food production staff
• Maximises guest satisfaction by providing the highest food quality
  consistent with cost control and profitability margins of the hotel kitchen
• Assures adherence to Radisson standards of food quality, preparation,
  recipes, and presentation
• Assures proper staffing and adequate supplies for all stations
• Oversees all food production related areas
• Co-ordinates activities, times and communicates priorities to ensure
  correct preparation, and delivery time to provide food for functions, a la
  carte, groups, breakfast and rooms service
• Maintains product consistency by conducting inspections of
  seasonings, portions, and food appearance, and follows-up
  appropriately
• Oversees inventory disbursement of all food supplies
• Controls and orders all fresh products and dry storage items required
   by kitchen and related departments to ensure correct quality and par
   stock
• Monitors and facilitates communication between kitchen production
  and service staff
• Assures that proper safety, hygiene, and sanitation practices are
  followed
• Co-ordinates operation of kitchen with other food and beverage
  departments
• Together with Food and Beverage Manager, and Director of Sales,
   makes suggestions for sales promotions with food and beverage and
   to increase sales
• Ensures readiness and compliance in case of last minute changes to
  reservations
• Ensures that prices and portions are offered in accordance with food
   and beverage profit objectives
MANAGE FOOD PRODUCTION STAFF, AND STEWARD FUNCTION
• Manages all food production staff, and the steward function
• Utilises leadership skills and motivation to maximise employee
   productivity and satisfaction
• Challenges employees to achieve optimum quality while minimising
   cost
• Monitors department’s overall service, interaction with other
  departments, and team work daily, and takes action to improve


Position Requirements and Offer Details

The person that we are searching for must have:
• A solid background and experience within a branded 4/5 star hotel in the
  same/similar role
• A relevant qualification from a recognized University/College,
• Good command of English oral and written is a must.
• Highest personal ethical performance standards.
• Be self-reliant and be able to work with minimal supervision
The position will be based in Lusaka Zambia
Desired start date: 9th July 2018
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Hotel or Business Details
The Radisson Blu Hotel Lusaka opened its doors to the public on 3rd September 2012. The hotel features 142 elegant rooms & suites offering complimentary high speed internet access. The eye catching main dome hosts a 260 seater all day dining level including a Zambian concept “Chuma” Restaurant as well as the hotel’s bar which is surrounded by a 150 seater terrace on the ground level.
The dome’s first floor contains a 550 sqm ballroom. In combination with the main function room, 2 board rooms, another 4 meeting rooms as well as a fully equipped business service centre and an executive lounge that offers the ideal venue for conferences, exhibitions, weddings and banquets.
The property is just next to the Mulungushi International Conference centre, University of Zambia, Agriculture Show grounds and just opposite of the hotel the Arcades Shopping Mall and close to East Park Mall.

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Requirements

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Job type
Full-time
Location
Lusaka, Zambia
Department
F&B kitchen
Starting in
As soon as possible

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