Are you a culinary maestro with a passion for creating exceptional dining experiences? Jake Riley Limited, a renowned international consultancy based in Lagos, is on the lookout for a talented Executive Chef to join their dynamic team. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your culinary expertise, lead a dedicated kitchen team, and contribute to the success of leading companies, public sector bodies, and social sector organizations in Nigeria.
Position: Executive Chef
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time
Unleash Your Culinary Creativity
As the Executive Chef at Jake Riley Limited, you’ll play a pivotal role in shaping culinary experiences and setting the bar for excellence. Your responsibilities will include:
1. Menu Planning and Development
Your creative flair will shine as you craft innovative and diverse menus that cater to a wide range of tastes. This role demands a keen understanding of culinary trends and a passion for delivering exceptional dining experiences.
2. Food Quality and Presentation
Ensuring that every dish leaving the kitchen meets the highest standards of taste, presentation, and food safety is paramount. As the Executive Chef, you’ll be the driving force behind maintaining excellence in every culinary creation.
3. Team Management
Lead and inspire a team of kitchen professionals. From training new employees to scheduling shifts and managing performance, your leadership will be instrumental in fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
4. Cost Control and Budgeting
Demonstrate your financial acumen by developing and managing food budgets, controlling costs, and implementing effective waste management strategies. Your ability to balance culinary excellence with fiscal responsibility will be a key asset.
5. Kitchen Operations
Oversee day-to-day kitchen operations, ensuring seamless workflows and maintaining a clean, organized work environment. Your operational management skills will be crucial in delivering consistently high-quality culinary offerings.
6. Client Interaction
Collaborate closely with clients to understand their unique needs and preferences. Your culinary expertise will be instrumental in offering tailored recommendations and ensuring client satisfaction.
7. Compliance and Safety
Uphold the highest standards of health and safety regulations. From a clean kitchen to well-maintained equipment, your commitment to compliance will contribute to a safe and healthy work environment.
Qualifications That Set You Apart
To thrive in this role, you should possess:
- A B.Sc/HND preferably in Hospitality Management, Business Administration, or Food Science.
- A minimum of 7 years of experience in a Catering Executive Chef position.
- Culinary expertise across a diverse range of dishes.
- Proficiency in inventory management, cost control, and budgeting.
- Strong operational management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.
- Computer literacy.
Join the Jake Riley Limited Family
If you’re ready to take your culinary career to new heights, seize this opportunity to join Jake Riley Limited. To apply, send your CV to email@example.com with the job title as the subject of the email.
Don’t miss the chance to be part of a team that shapes culinary excellence and makes a lasting impact on the culinary landscape in Nigeria. Apply now and let your culinary journey flourish with Jake Riley Limited.