Executive Chef – Hilton Singapore


An Executive Chef will build a reputation for the hotel by maintaining a
talented and creative kitchen brigade| offering an innovation menu| and
promising an exceptional culinary experience.
What will I be doing?
As Executive Chef| you are fully responsible for developing the reputation of
the hotel through the production of excellent quality food throughout the
hotel| and the development of a high quality kitchen brigade. An Executive
Chef will oversee the operational management of the kitchen and Team Members.
Specifically| an Executive Chef will perform the following tasks to the
highest standards:
Lead of the kitchen brigade and ensure ongoing development of Team Members
Identify an effective approach to succession planning

Create menus that meet and exceed customers| needs and conform to brand standards

Ensure the consistent production of high quality food through all hotel food outlets

Develop positive customer relations through proactive interaction with Guests| Team Members| contractors| and suppliers

Resolve| promptly and completely| any issues that may arise in the kitchen or related areas among Guests and Team Members

Manage department operations| including budgeting| forecasting| resource planning| and waste management

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

Manage food control systems are adhered to them so margins are on target in a pro-active way

Regular review of all menus with Food and Beverage manager to confirm offerings are in line with market trends

Be environmentally aware

Ensure food wastage program is adhered to so that margins are on target

Responsible for ensuring that the monthly working schedules are made and maintained in accordance with local legislation

What are we looking for?

An Executive Chef serving Hilton 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:

Previous| relevant experience as an Executive Chef or a Executive Sous Chef in the hotel industry

Excellent leadership skills

A creative approach to the production of high quality food

A business focused approach to managing a hotel kitchen

Excellent communication skills

Ability to build relationships| internal and external| to the hotel and the Company

Excellent planning and organizational skills

Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton 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 has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. 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!