• Leilani Sikkema

Executive Chef / Head Chef


Applications closed.


● An exciting opportunity is open at the Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu

● Permanent full-time position open to All Applicants

● Based in Port Vila


The Organisation

The Holiday Inn Hotels & Resort brand belongs to the IHG® family of brands - a successful, global hospitality company with over 5,000 hotels and resorts in over 100 countries around the world. At Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu our job is to bring the joy of travel to everyone. That's where you come in! We're looking for people who are friendly, welcoming and full of life; people who are always finding ways to make every guest's experience an enjoyable one. When you're part of the Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu, you're more than just a job title.


The Position

The Executive Chef/Head Chef will direct the operation of the kitchen (s), including food preparation and quality, physical maintenance and inventory functions. Ensure hotel quality standards and revenue goals are met and food and supply costs are controlled.


The successful applicant will champion a passionate, guest first service culture in the culinary department.


Essential Selection Criteria

► Preferably, at least 5 years experience as a Chef with at least one year in a senior capacity or equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience. Plus completion of a degree or certificate in culinary arts.

► Complete forecasts, plans and departmental production reports for management and participate in the preparation of the hotel’s annual budget and the setting of departmental goals.

► Maintain updated and accurate costing and documentation of all dishes prepared and sold in the food and beverage operations.

► Management day to day kitchen activities, plan and assign work and establish performance and development goals for team members. Provide mentoring, coaching and regular feedback to help manage conflict and improve team member performance.

► Educate and train team members in compliance with the brand standards, service behaviors and governmental regulations. Ensure staff has the tools, training and equipment to carry out job duties.

► Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Assist sales, catering and banquet staff with banquets, parties and other special events.

► Recommend and/or initiate salary, disciplinary or other staffing/human resources-related actions in accordance with company rules and policies.

► Solicit guest feedback to improve food and presentation quality

► Assist with addressing customer questions and issues relating to kitchen services.


Job Description

Applications closed.


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Unsuccessful candidates may not be contacted.


Applications closed on Tue 05 October 2021

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