Executive Chef at the Space Management

The Space Management – Our client, a Hotel in Ikeja, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Executive Chef

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire an executive chef for our client.
  • An executive chef oversees the daily operations of a hotel’s kitchen.
  • Your responsibilities include attracting and retaining staff, maintaining a cooperative relationship with team members, optimizing staff productivity and serving as an immediate replacement in the absence of a team member.
  • The core of your responsibility is the food.
  • You are to ensure that the recipes are followed strictly, the food taste consistently good, the food is neatly dished and served in a timely manner.


  • Prepare and serve special meals on the menu
  • Designing new recipes, planning menus and selecting plate presentation
  • Inspecting the quality of all meals to ensure consistency and tastiness
  • Coordinate and manage all kitchen staff
  • Ensuring promptness, freshness, and quality of dishes
  • Implementing hygiene policies and examining equipment for cleanliness
  • Reviewing staffing levels to meet service, operational and financial objectives
  • Hiring and training kitchen staff, such as chefs, food preparation workers and dishwashers
  • Performing administrative tasks, taking stock of food and equipment supplies, and doing purchase orders
  • Setting and monitoring performance standards for staff
  • Interfacing with guests to obtain feedback on food and service quality.


  • Minimum of two years culinary education and training
  • Proven experience working as an Executive Chef
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Advanced knowledge of food professional principles and practices
  • Proficient knowledge of human resources management
  • Available to work on-call, shifts, after hours, over weekends, and on public holidays
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to multitask and work effectively under pressure.
  • An ideal candidate must be outspoken and must possess the charisma to lead and manage a team.

N250,000 – N300,000 Monthly.

Application Closing Date
11th April, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: contact@thespace.com.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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