Kempinski Hotels - Chef De Cuisine Jobs in Ghana

Kempinski Hotels - Chef De Cuisine Jobs in Ghana


  • Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City – Accra is the only five-star luxury hotel offering state of the art meeting facilities and services in the city.

  • Conveniently located in the downtown area and in close proximity to the State House, the Accra International Conference Centre and the National Theatre.

  • The property has 269 luxury rooms (largest room size in Accra), 24 suites, a variety of F&B offerings as well as large conference facilities and the largest SPA in West Africa (opening soon), a perfect mix of categories to meet the needs of both corporate and conference visitors to the country.

    Chef de Cuisine

  • Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef, the Chef de Cuisine’s main function is to assist the Executive Sous Chef in managing the Kitchen in order to ensure the highest standards.

  • He/ She will Prepare and serve a range of a la carte items which meet guest’s expectations while supervising junior members of the Kitchen Brigade.

    Main Responsibilities

  • Assist with organizing special events and special food promotions.

  • Participate in the drafting of concept ideas and menus for all special events and functions while encouraging all staff to put forward their ideas and utilizing them wherever practical.

  • Participate and supervise the kitchen in the preparation and presentation of all food items in accordance with the hotel’s food and beverage standards and standardized menu guidelines.

  • Maintain comprehensive product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets, and current trends and make recommendations for appropriate adjustments to kitchen operations accordingly.

  • Maintain a hygienic kitchen and personal hygiene.

  • Work with Superior and Director of People Services to ensure the departmental performance of staff is productive and assist in planning for future staffing needs.

  • Assist in maintaining a comprehensive, current and guest focused set of departmental standards and procedures and oversee their implementation.

  • Ensure training needs analysis of Kitchen staff is carried out and training programs are designed and implemented to meet needs.

  • Provide input for probation and formal performance appraisal discussions in line with company guidelines.

  • Coach, counsel and discipline staff, providing constructive feedback to enhance performance.

  • Approve leave after considering hotel occupancy.

  • Work with superior in the preparation and management of the department’s budget.

  • Control and monitor departmental
    costs on an ongoing basis to ensure performance against budget.

  • Demonstrate awareness of OH&S policies and procedures and ensure all procedures are conducted safely and within OH&S guidelines and ensure your direct reports do the same.

  • Be aware of duty of care and adhere to occupational, health and safety legislation, policies and procedures.

  • Be familiar with property safety, first aid and fire and emergency procedures and operate equipment safely and sensibly.

  • Initiate action to correct a hazardous situation and notify supervisors of potential dangers.

  • Log security incidents and accidents in accordance with hotel requirements.

  • Implement and practice HACCP.

    Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • Eligible for a working permit in country of hire

  • Gastronomic education certificate or equivalent (apprenticeship/diploma/BA/Bsc)

  • Must show signs of career development

  • HACCP certification

  • Minimum 5 years kitchen experience

  • Minimum 2-3 years management experience

  • International experience is preferred

  • Al la carte experience is preferred

  • Ability to work and communicate in a multinational environment:

  • English – excellent oral skills

  • Additional language – beneficial

  • Ability to work independently, thrive under pressure in challenging circumstances and come up with proactive, rational solutions

  • Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with hotel staff and clients/vendors

  • Ability to identify and delegate tasks effectively

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Applying a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times

  • Working in a safe, prudent and organized manner

  • Knowledgeable of food safety regulations

  • Computer literacy adapted to the field of culinary

  • Ability to operate computer and office equipment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Passionate for Food & Beverage

  • People Oriented

  • Passionate for European luxury

  • Entrepreneurial

  • Straightforward

  • Innovative

  • Business Acumen

  • Sense of responsibility

  • Leader

  • Team player

  • Flexible and reliable

  • Tolerant and open minded

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kempinski Hotels - Chef De Cuisine Jobs in Ghana


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