Vacancy – Executive Chef

Our client, a well-established multidisciplinary institution in the Healthcare industry seeks to recruit an Executive Chef to manage kitchen operations and to ensure high quality meals are served.

Job Summary Description:

  • Developing unique, healthy, balanced, well garnished, and highly nutritional menus.
  • Identifying and introducing new culinary techniques and monitoring standards of food production to ensure quality and presentation.
  • Mentors, coaches and leads a team of talented chefs and kitchen staff, fostering a positive and collaborative working environment.
  • Ensures all equipment is properly maintained and stored, with all breakages and breakdowns properly reported, recorded, and follow-up on repairs accordingly.
  • Maintains and enforces high hygiene standards and ensures safe food handling practices are adhered to.
  • Controls Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) and adheres to Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) guidelines are achieved and maintained.
  • Complies with mandatory food handlers’ medical examinations regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that appropriate food utilisation controls are in place by eliminating leakages and wastage within the kitchen.
  • Maintains a sound knowledge of stock management practices and ensures adequate food stock levels are always maintained.
  • Promotes the brand through exceptional culinary services.
  • Assesses, updates, and implements general risk assessments, fire risk assessments, hazardous substances, and manual handling.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:

  • HND Professional Cookery / Degree in Culinary Arts.
  • Class One Chef.
  • A self stater with proven culinary experience in high-end establishments or luxury 3–5-star hotels, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Advanced culinary skills including food preparation, flavor pairings and other cooking best practices.
  • Innovative with exceptional culinary skills and a strong foundation in international cuisine.
  • Exceptional leadership skills, including motivation and goal setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Time management and organisation.

If interested, email your CV to by Monday 18 December 2023. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Only qualified candidates will be considered.

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