Bringing True Hospitality to the world.
We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty, and a passion for providing True Hospitality.
We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way.
With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there’s countless opportunities at your fingertips.
We’re growing; grow with us.
Your day to day
As Executive Chef you’ll direct all kitchen activities and prepare our delicious food – helping create memorable experiences for guests – whenever and wherever they dine. You’ll also ensure quality, kitchen maintenance, and inventory functions kept to our high standards – to make sure your kitchen is always running smoothly.
Direct daily kitchen activities, plan and assign work ensuring you always have the right staffing numbers
Develop your team and improve their performance through coaching and feedback, and create performance and development goals for colleagues – recognise good performance
Recommend or initiate any HR elated actions where needed
Drive a great working environment for teams to thrive – connect departments to create sense of one team
Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Communicate with all hotel department heads to stay informed of kitchen needs and ensure timely responses to requests
You’ll make sure our dishes are always at their best – we have standards – but it’s down to you to make that room special and memorable for guests
Keep an eye on competitor activity / industry innovation to develop your own ideas in the kitchen
Make sure food and drinks are secure and stored safely – always keep stock replenished to minimise waste
Ensure that all kitchen equipment and environment are hygienic and working properly
Always follow governmental regulations and company policies and procedures
Ad-hoc duties – unexpected moments when we have to pull together to get a task done
Encourage guest feedback to improve guest satisfaction
Answer guest questions about dishes and kitchen services
Help the Food and Beverage Director with event planning
Complete forecasts, plans, and departmental production reports for management
Help prepare the hotel’s annual budget and the setting of departmental goals
Maintain costing and documentation of all dishes prepared and sold from the kitchen
Supervise kitchen team in a large, luxury, or resort hotel with multiple major food and beverage outlets and banquet facilities with capacity to cater to more than 500 people. May oversee managers and/or supervisors and professional culinary staff
What we need from you
Ideally, you’ll have some or all of the following competencies and experience we’re looking for:
Degree or certificate in culinary arts
5 years’ experience as a chef
Must speak local language(s)
At least one year in a supervisory capacity, or equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience
What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with competitive salary and benefits.
Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG® family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve – visit www.careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.
So go on – show us how your passion and personality are the perfect fit to deliver memorable experiences to our guests.
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