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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. Culinary
  4. Accor

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Grand Mercure Ahmedabad GIFT City, Gujarat International Finance Tec-City, India

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REF25075S

Executive Chef

Region

India, Middle East & Africa



Company Description

"Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS"


Job Description

Business Performance

  • Set periodical budget & forecast
  • Analyze monthly P&L and month-end reports, identify deviation from business plan goals
  • Participate in management meetings to review progress towards achievement of business plan goals and develop the annual business plan related for the department.

Operation

  • Develop and update departmental SOP Manual, detailing standards of performance, Policies and Procedures and service standards pertinent to the efficient operation of the kitchen in accordance to Hotel’s policies, standards and municipality requirements
  • Work with Senior Culinary team and is responsible for the team to develop new menus and product development supported by detailed analysis and accurate costing
  • Supervise Senior Culinary team to run their kitchens at high quality level whilst maintaining acceptable food cost
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of effective food promotions
  • Work closely with Executive Steward to ensure that kitchen areas are kept clean and orderly.  Manage organization and cleanliness of departmental areas by conducting weekly walk through
  • Ensure that high level of food safety management and precautions with regards to the hotel food safety and hygiene standards (HACCP) are adhered to in the department
  • Monitor food standards in each Outlet and Banquet
  • Ensure that all departmental reports, schedules, standard recipes, menus, food presentation photographs and correspondences are completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Identify market needs and trends in terms of food menus for both hotel guests and the local market
  • Monitor and analyze menus and products of competitive restaurants and other hotels' Banquet Departments
  • Interact with management of other departments within areas of responsibility to foster and maintain effective working relations with them
  • Meet and interact with representatives of the local community and potential guests as required

Team Management

  • Motivate, supervise and discipline team members to ensure their capabilities and degree of professionalism meet the needs of guests and the organization
  • Interview, select and recruit Senior Culinary team members
  • Identify and develop team members with potential
  • Conduct performance review with the team
  • Develop, conduct and maintain records of all staff training programs for team members, focusing on their development needs, providing them with new skills to meet the changing needs of the business
  • Prepare weekly staff schedules keeping in mind anticipated business, operating budgets and standards of service
  • Prepare payroll and gratuity reports
  • Conduct monthly departmental meetings to provide information to team members, obtain their feedback, rectify operation issues and provide a regular forum for department communication

Other Responsibilities

  • Maintain complete knowledge of all F&B services, contents & preparation methods, outlets and hotel services/features
  • Apply necessary precautions with regards to the hotel food safety and hygiene standards (HACCP)
  • Be well versed in hotel fire & life safety/emergency procedures
  • Attend all briefings, meetings and trainings as assigned by management
  • Maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times
  • Perform other reasonable duties assigned by the assigned by the Management of the Hotel

 


Qualifications

  • Diploma from a reputable Hospitality Management / Culinary school preferred
  • Additional certification(s) in Food & Beverage will be an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing food production & culinary operations in a hotel gained from working in key cities / resorts destinations globally
  • Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency in English language
  • Ability to speak other languages and basic understanding of local languages will be an advantage
  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel, Word, & PowerPoint
  • High degree of professionalism with sound human resources management and business acumen capabilities

Additional Information

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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