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Executive Chef

Hotel Brand: InterContinental
Location: RO

Hotel: Athénée Palace Bucharest (BUHAP), Episcopiei 1-3, sector 1

Job number: 109352

Welcome to a world of opportunity!

As one of the world’s leading hotel companies, we go all out to deliver truly memorable guest experiences while striving to make a positive difference to the world around us.

We also know it takes a team of truly unforgettable people to make memories that last a lifetime. . By choosing to take your next step with IHG Hotels & Resorts at InterContinental Athénée Palace Bucharest, we’ll enable, enrich and empower you to go further.


Your day to day

As Executive Head Chef, you will be responsible for overseeing and continuing the smooth operation of the entire kitchen operation, with emphasis on quality, creativity and presentation. You will leverage these to ensure profit and cost margins are met and consistently kept in line with budget.

In this role you are responsible for recruitment, training, and development of the team to ensure we deliver exceptional service whilst maintaining strict controls of food safety/health & safety ensuring statutory compliance.


What we need from you

  • To be successful as our Executive Head Chef you will be passionate about providing an exceptional guest experience. You will have experience operating as an Executive Chef for more than 2 years in a luxury 4/5* hotel environment with conference facilities, you will also have experience of running multiple venues.
  • You must demonstrate strong H&S knowledge & HAACP systems knowledge, with the ability to engineer profitable seasonable menus that reflects trends and the market.
  • Strong people management skills specifically in training and developing employees, you will be someone who has supported with recruitment, onboarding and training of new starters
  • Hunger for success in the form of a high standard service, you will pay close attention to detail and ensure that our dishes are being produced to the highest standards within brand guidelines
  • It would be advantageous in this position for you to have experience in concept development, pre-opening, launching and setting up of new restaurants
What you can expect from us: 
We give our people everything they need to succeed. From a competitive salary that rewards all your hard work to a wide range of benefits designed to help you live your best work life – including a full uniform, impressive room discounts and some of the best training in the business. 
Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams where we celebrate difference and encourage colleagues to bring their whole selves to work. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. We promote a culture of trust, support, and acceptance. Always welcoming different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. 
IHG gives every member of the team  the room they need to belong, grow and make a difference in a collaborative environment. We know that to work well, we need to feel well – both inside and outside of work – and through our myWellbeing
 framework, we are committed to supporting wellbeing in your health, lifestyle, and workplace.  
So, join us and you’ll become part of our ever-growing global family.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

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