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  • Posted: Jun 13, 2023
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    Marriott Hotel is a new 5-star luxury hotel in Accra, Ghana located opposite Kotoka International Airport in the heart of Airport City. We offer easy access to major corporations and we provide well-appointed guest rooms.

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    Levantine Specialty Chef

    About The Job

    Job Summary:

    • The Levantine Specialty Chef shall be responsible for creating and executing menus that showcase the flavours and ingredients of the Levantine Cuisine, with a particular emphasis on healthy and flavourful grilling, barbecue, and steak preparation. 
    • He/She shall be accountable for the quality, consistency and production of the specialty restaurant kitchen. 
    • He/She shall exhibit culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions. 
    • He/She shall Coordinate menus, purchasing, staffing and food preparation for the property's specialty restaurant. 
    • Works with team to improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget. 
    • Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved. Develops and trains team to improve results.

    Candidate Profile:

    Education and Experience

    • High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.
    • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.

    Core Work Activities:

    • Setting and Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met for Specialty Restaurant
    • Plan, develop and execute menus that showcase the flavours and ingredients of the Levantine Cuisine, with particular emphasis on grilling, barbecue and steak preparation.
    • Utilize a variety of cooking techniques, including grilling, roasting, and braising, to creat flavourful and healthy dishes
    • Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions for specialty restaurant.
    • Supervises specialty restaurant kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.
    • Maintains food preparation handling and correct storage standards.
    • Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.
    • Plans and manages food quantities and plating requirements for the specialty restaurant.
    • Communications production needs to key personnel.
    • Assists in developing daily and seasonal menu items for the specialty restaurant.
    • Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
    • Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
    • Estimates daily specialty restaurant production needs.
    • Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
    • Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
    • Determines how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.

    Leading Kitchen Team:

    • Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
    • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
    • Leads shift teams while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
    • Supervises and manages specialty restaurant kitchen employees. Managing all day-to-day operations. Understanding employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence.
    • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
    • Serving as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
    • Ensuring and maintaining the productivity level of employees.
    • Ensures employees are cross-trained to support successful daily operations.
    • Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
    • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.
    • Establishing and Maintaining Specialty Restaurant Kitchen Goals
    • Sets and supports achievement of kitchen goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
    • Developing specific guidance and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish daily kitchen operations work.
    • Understands the impact of kitchen operation on the overall property financial goals and objectives and manages to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
    • Effectively investigates, reports and follows-up on employee accidents.
    • Knows and implements company safety standards.

    Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service:

    • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
    • Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.
    • Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.
    • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
    • Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.
    • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
    • Handles guest problems and complaints.
    • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.

    Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities:

    • Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
    • Participates in training specialty restaurant staff on menu items including ingredients, preparation methods and unique tastes.
    • Manages employee progressive discipline procedures.
    • Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed.
    • Uses all available on the job training tools for employees.
    • Assists as needed in the interviewing and hiring of employee team members with appropriate skills.

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
    • Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
    • Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

    Method of Application

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