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Executive Chef

Executive Chef

Location Bangkok Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Hospitality

We are currently seeking an Executive Chef to manage our Western led concept restaurant in Bangkok. This is a creative role for someone who understands our market and helps us to capture market share through innovation and service.

The Role: 

  • Plans menus for all food outlets in the restaurant.
  • Schedule and coordinate work for chefs, cooks and other kitchen employees to assure that food preparation is economical, correct and within budgeted labor cost goals.
  • Approves the requisition of products and other necessary food supplies.
  • Ensures that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout all kitchen areas at all times.
  • Establishes controls to minimize food and supply, waste and theft.
  • Safeguards all food preparation employees by implementing training to increase their knowledge about safety, sanitation and accident prevention principles.
  • Develops standard recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation which help to assure consistently high quality and to minimize food costs; exercises portion control for all items served and assists in establishing menu selling prices.
  • Prepares necessary data for applicable parts of the budget; projects annual food, labor and other costs and monitors actual financial results; takes corrective action as necessary.
  • Attends food and beverage staff and management meetings.
  • Consults with the Food & Beverage Operations Manager about food production aspects of special events being planned.
  • Cooks or directly supervises the cooking of items that require skillful preparation.
  • Ensures proper staffing for maximum productivity and high standards of quality; controls food and payroll costs to achieve maximum profitability.
  • Evaluates food products to assure that quality standards are consistently attained.
  • Interacts with food and beverage management to assure that food production consistently exceeds the expectations of customers.
  • In conjunction with F&B management team, assist in maintaining a high level of service principles in accordance with established standards.
  • Evaluates products to assure that quality, price and related goods are consistently met.
  • Develops policies and procedures to enhance and measure quality; continually updates written policies and procedures to reflect state-of-the-art techniques, equipment and terminology.
  • Establishes and maintains a regular cleaning and maintenance schedule for all kitchen areas and equipment.
  • Provides training and professional development opportunities for all kitchen staff.
  • Ensures that representatives from the kitchen attend service lineups and meetings.
  • Periodically visits dining area when it is open to welcome members.
  • Support safe work habits and a safe working environment at all times.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Senior Repsonsabilities

  • Interview, select, train, supervise, counsel and discipline all employees in the department.
  • Provide, develop, train, and maintain a professional work force.
  • Ensure all services to members are conducted in a highly professional and efficient manner.
  • Ensure a safe working environment and attitude on the part of all employees in areas of responsibility.

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