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29 May 2017

Full-time Curio by Hilton: Head Chef Vacancy

Hilton – Posted by Nigeria Job bucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Curio by Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,250 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 700,000 rooms in 93 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Canopy by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors.

The Job :Head Chef

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

What will it be like to work for a Hilton Worldwide Brand?

Our Team Members are the Heart of Hilton. As extraordinary hospitality professionals, we work together to make Hilton a great place to work and to build rewarding careers for ourselves and our colleagues.

Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton Worldwide is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its 13 global brands, which include Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.

At Hilton, our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all! Come be a part of our team!

What will I be doing?
As a Head Chef, you are responsible for managing all aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Head Chef will also be required to ensure that all operational, quality, and administrative functions are carried out properly. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

Manage all aspects of the kitchen including operational, quality and administrative functions
Actively seek verbal feedback from customers on a regular basis and respond to all guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
Ensuring adequate resources are available according to business needs
Manage the provision of food to Food and Beverage outlets and taking action where necessary to ensure compliance with current legislation
Control costs without compromising standards, improving gross profit margins and other departmental and financial targets
Ensure team members have an up-to-date knowledge of menu items, special promotions, functions and events
Maintain good communication and work relationships in all hotel areas
Ensure that staffing levels are maintained to cover business demands
Ensure monthly communication meetings are conducted and post-meeting minutes generated
Manage staff performance issues in compliance with company policies and procedures
Recruit, manage, train and develop the kitchen team
Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
Ensure maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues are dealt with in a timely manner
Manage financial performance of the department so all planning is in line with hotel objectives
Ensure food control systems are adhered to so margins are on target
Regular review of all menus with Food and Beverage manager to confirm offerings are in line with market trends
Be environmentally aware

Job Qualifications

What are we looking for?
A Head Chef serving Hilton Worldwide brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

Catering experience in managerial capacity
Experience managing a kitchen and developing staff
Experience managing food costs
Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
Accountable and resilient
Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
Ability to work under pressure
Intermediate food hygiene qualification
Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

Previous kitchen experience in similar role
Passion for food
Knowledge of current food trends
Advance food hygiene qualification
High level of IT proficiency

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Job Categories: Hotel Jobs. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Curio by Hilton jobs, Head Chef jobs, and Hilton jobs. Salaries: N200,000-N300,000.

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