Sous Chef at the Amazon Suites
The Amazon Suites, a 20-suite, five-star boutique hotel in Yaba, Lagos Nigeria. A rich luxury showpiece with a contemporary city garden ambience.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Sous Chef
Location: Yaba, Lagos
- We are looking for a professional Sous Chef- Nigerian cuisine willing to work within Yaba, Lagos.
- As a Sous Chef, your expertise in recipe development elevates our menus while your leadership inspires and fosters our Culinary talent.
- The successful candidate will employ its culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction.
Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
- Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
- Manage all Kitchens in the absence of the Executive Chef
- Create all food menus with the guidance of the Executive Chef
- Complete daily market lists to ensure quality food ordering while maintaining budgeted costs
- Meet with Storekeepers to ensure quality & par levels are maintained
- Interact closely with the Catering department to assist in function menu co-ordination and meet with clients as required
- Conduct daily shift briefings with all Sous Chefs
- Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
- Liaise daily with Outlet Managers and Sous Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
- Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
- Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
- Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
- Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
- Plan the food design in order to create a perfect match between the dish’s aspect and its taste;
- Train the auxiliary kitchen staff in order to provide best results in minimum time and using at the maximum the available resources;
- Create tasting menus for customers interested in contracting the food for different events (wedding, banquets, corporate dinners, birthday parties, etc.)from their kitchen;
- Must be great with variety of dishes (e.g Nigerian cuisine)
- Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
- Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
- Other duties as assigned
- Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
- 4-5 years 4/5 Star Hotel relevant work experience as Sous Chef
- Great attention to detail and creativity
- MUST be proficient in the use of Opera and Micros
- Must be willing to work within Yaba, Lagos.
- Organizing and leadership skills
- Willingness to replenish professional knowledge
- Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
- Previous leadership experience in the culinary field required.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, passport photograph & Cover Letters to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
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