Kitchen Manager at a Fast growing Catering Company – Owens & Xley Consults

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Owens & Xley Consult – Our client, a fast growing catering company, is looking to hire the services of an experienced and qualified candidate in the position below:

Job Title: Kitchen Manager

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Summary

  • This role is responsible for overseeing food service operations and day-to-day operations of the kitchen and maximizing these operations such that the business is profitable. This role will provide direction to kitchen staff, ensure efficient and cost-effective execution of all event catering briefs whilst ensuring that food preparation and service comply with food safety standards and the client’s needs.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the operations Manager in getting and mapping out cooking execution plan for all events.
  • Schedule kitchen staff tasks and supervise food preparation & cooking for successful execution of catering projects.
  • Drive 100% efficiency in the kitchen. Draw out kitchen operations plan for each event, assign tasks to the team and drive full adherence to timelines.
  • Create standard measurements for all kitchen stock, establish portion sizes; track and drive strict use of this whilst cooking for events.
  • Carry out quality control checks in the kitchen and ensure that food quantity, packaging and distribution are in line with specifications for each event.
  • Track all costs associated with Tash Bistro’s kitchen, reduce unnecessary costs to the barest minimum through tracking and ingredients portion control.
  • Collaborate with the Finance team to determine appropriate costs for Tash Bistro’s menu.
  • Perform staff management, expense control, stock monitoring, stock requisition and menu design and food preparation.
  • Oversee food preparation, transportation and set-up activities to ensure successful event.
  • Collaborate with the inventory officer to prevent damaged, expired or out of stock ingredients.
  • Ensure strict adherence to all health and safety regulations.
  • Monitor and dive strict adherence to sanitation and safety standards.
  • monitoring the quality of the product and service provided
  • Train kitchen staff on the kitchen processes and policies.

Requirements

  • BSc / HND in Restaurant Management or a related field.
  • Certification from a culinary school is a key requirement.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a kitchen Manager/Supervisor.
  • Proven work experience managing the kitchen in a quick service restaurant.
  • Hands-on experience with planning menus.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of recipes.
  • Familiarity with kitchen sanitation and safety regulations.
  • Ability to manage a team in a fast-paced work environment
  • Flexibility to work during evenings and weekends
  • Must display the zeal to keep learning and must have a strong sense of responsibility.
  • Need to display patience and have the ability to manage and co-ordinate people for results.
  • Must display the ability to create unique and innovative menu.
  • Must have a passion for teaching, directing and co-ordinating.

Salary
N120,000 – N180,000 monthly.

Application Closing Date
5th October, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruitment@owensxley.com using the Position as the subject of the e-mail.

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