About the job
The Executive Sous Chef is responsible for all aspects of the kitchen operation such as menu plans, recipes, financial responsibility, portion and inventory control, food quality/ plating, and staff supervision including maintaining and developing SOP. The Executive Sous Chef provides training and plays a hands-on role within the kitchen as well as during banqueting events. The Executive Sous Chef is in charge of food preparation, drive menu design & creativity. He/she is responsible for growing and developing the product and profitability of all food services. The Executive Sous Chef provides a consistent product and experience achieving revenue targets and managing costs as well as ensures all staff under supervision are focused and demonstrating a guest focussed attitude and culture. This role is ideal for experienced chefs who are driven, passionate, looking to step up to a challenge and making a name of themselves.
Major Responsibilities :
Fully understands latest market trends and needs of local as well as international guests and to prepare and develop menus to reflect those needs.
Responsible to check quality standards and presentation of dishes going out for service
Able to make dish recommendations including costing to Management team
To ensure that guests are always receiving an exceptional dining experience representing true value for money.
Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
To be aware of all financial budgets and goals.
Ensure that all recipes and are accurately costed and profitable and reviewed regularly.
Ensure that all food items are prepared as per recipe cards whilst maintaining portion control and minimizing waste.
Ensure that food stock levels within the F&B department areas are of sufficient quantity and quality in relevance to the hotel occupancy and function forecasts.
Ensure Food Hygiene & Safety is maintained by the team
Ensure chefs are always in clean tidy uniforms and are always presentable to be in guest view.
Ensure that all food preparation equipment is being used safely and correctly and that it is cleaned and maintained.
Creative menu planning and correct food preparation for each outlet including banquet.
To work in close conjunction with management team and Restaurant Manager to deliver goals of each service (All Day Dining restaurant, Cafe 47, Charcoal BBQ, Banquet, In-Room Dining, Food Delivery )
Checking all food products received from suppliers are of the required standard and quality and that they are stored and rotated correctly.
Someone confident in using computer to plan and manage their work
Create a positive and motivated attitude among all kitchen team staff.
We are looking for an experienced chef who can lead by example and nurture the team
Culinary Certificate or Degree by an accredited culinary school preferred
Level 2/3 Food Safety & Hygiene Certification
7-10 years’ experience in an professional busy kitchen and restaurant environment
Professional appearance and manner, good character to work in a fast-paced team
Positive, honest, and energetic work ethic
Skills, and Abilities
Strong communication skills
Strong leadership skills, ability to motivate teams to produce consistently great food
Excellent culinary arts/ plating skills
Passion for good food, local ingredients and quality customer experiences
Good knowledge of local Bangladeshi/Indian dishes as well as Thai/Chinese/Japanese, Continental. Dessert and Patisserie is a plus.
Good menu selection and costing skills
Can use MS Word & Excel
Able to deliver and exceed the expectations diner
Compensation & Other Benefits
Base salary (negotiable) - reviewed annually
Additional discretionary pay (Festival Bonus, annual performance bonus determinned by MD)
Flexible 5 or 6 day working week
Fully subsidised meals on shifts
Annual paid holidays (get one extra holiday for each year of service)
Discounted Group Medical Benefits
Be part of a growing company
Sky City Hotel is an award winning international hotel run by a British-Bangladeshi joint venture company. Since its opening few years ago it has consecutively won awards from recognised international industry bodies. As the company continues to grow, we are looking for talented individuals who are passionate and can add value to the company by contributing to its development into a strong market leading brand.