Overview

  • Great career opportunity in a well-established group
  • Forward thinking, stable & very successful organisation
  • Very busy established hotel

The Company and Team

This company is a well-established and successful group.  They are known for their forward-thinking approach and this venue has had major refurbishment in the last few years. It is contemporary, beautiful and offers a number of interesting options in the F&B department. This is a company where you can contribute at a senior level and enjoy the rewards.

Brigade is made up of a team of 45-ish in the kitchen.  The kitchen departments are run by strong heads who are settled and performing well, but they will require development/mentoring.

The Role

This is an Executive Chef role where your leadership abilities will be finely tuned and you will be very comfortable leading from the front, as well as being financially astute, operationally sound and strategically focused.

The other main component is for you to work with the GM in lifting the F&B operation – redefining what food quality is and how it is seen in 5* context. This role is part of the senior leadership team and reports directly to the GM who is a visionary, approachable and consultative.

Moreover, you will be responsible for all culinary offerings in the hotel. These include 2 Restaurants, 2 Lounge / Bars, In Room Dining and a busy conference and banquets department. You will be given the scope and tools to make a difference.

Key objectives will also include exceeding profit targets, customer satisfaction and product quality levels and driving your teams to achieve the highest level of service.

The Successful Candidate

As an executive chef, you must have a strong and stable background in hospitality management at a senior level within quality hotels or resorts.  You need to possess strong financial management skills and a demonstrated background in achieving profitability.

Your leadership experience must come in a group environment and you will be able to balance leading from the front with being operational, hands on and strategic all at once. Your experience in detailed analysis and monitoring of venue profitability and exposure as member of the senior team contributing ideas to growth strategy, new ideas and business planning will be highly regarded.

Naturally, you will possess a collaborative style, be an excellent communicator and able to deliver results.

The Rewards

The successful candidate will join a well-respected organisation and be a part of a senior team with opportunities to grow.

 

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