IHG Executive Chef - IC Cairo Citystars in Cairo, Egypt

Executive Chef - IC Cairo Citystars

Job Number EMEAA04551

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Egypt - Cairo - Cairo


About us

At InterContinental Hotels & Resorts our role is to put the glamour into international travel. That is where you come in. When you are part of the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand you are more than just a job title. At InterContinental Hotels & Resorts we look for people who are charming, confident, and internationally-minded; people who know what it takes to exceed guest expectations. Join us as Executive Chef in InterContinental Cairo Citystars . You will have ambition, talent and obviously, some key skills. Because, for this vital role, were looking for someone who: - has 2 years experience in a similar function in the luxury hotel segment - has prior work experience in hotel operational departments - has proven track record successful revenue strategies - has great interpersonal skills

Your day to day

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages all functions of the Food Production to achieve optimum quality level of food production and sanitation.

  • Manages all functions of the Food Production to achieve the optimum profit.

  • Coordinates functions and activities with other department heads as appropriate.

  • Oversees special events and special food promotions.

  • Develops and writes standard recipes.

  • Develops new dishes and products.

  • Takes steps to ensure that outstanding culinary technical skills are maintained.

  • Maintains comprehensive product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets and current trends and makes appropriate adjustments to the Kitchen operations accordingly.

  • Plans and organizes with the Food and Beverage Manager successful Food and Beverage activities in the Hotel and overseas and coordinates pricing and preparation of menus by taking into consideration such factors as:

  • Local requirements

  • Market needs

  • Competition

  • Trends

  • Recipes

  • Potential costs

  • Availability of Food & Beverage products

  • Merchandising and promotions

  • Controls and analyses on an on-going basis the level of the following:

  • Sales

  • Costs

  • Issuing of food

  • Quality and presentation of food products

  • Condition and cleanliness of facilities and equipment

  • Guests satisfaction

  • Conducts such functions as interviewing, hiring, performance evaluation, coaching, counseling and taking disciplinary actions to ensure the appropriate productivity and efficiency of the Kitchen team, and consults with the Food and Beverage Manager and the Human Resources Manager as appropriate in the performing above duties.

  • Develops with the Training Manager training plans and training material in accordance with IHG and local Hotel guidelines and implements them for the Food Production colleagues and other Food and Beverage colleagues.

  • Conducts daily briefings and other meetings as needed.

  • Develops and maintains operation manuals for all Food Production.

  • Maintains updated and accurate costing of all dishes prepared and sold in the Food and Beverage operation.

  • Keeps an updated Hotel Policies and Procedures file and updated files on the following Food Production matters:

  • Recipes

  • Finance

  • Standards

  • Personnel and Training

  • Outlets

  • Menus and promotions

  • Meetings

  • Projects

  • Materials and Equipment

  • Sets Food Production and Stewarding goals and develops strategies, procedures and policies.

  • Monitors local competitors and compares their operation with the Hotel Food and Beverage operation.

  • Demonstrates understanding and awareness of all company policies and procedures relating to Health, Hygiene and fire life safety.

  • Performs related duties and other projects as assigned.

What we need from you



Bachelor Degree


Microsoft Office Tools




8 to 10 years & Minimum two years experience in same position


Influencing/PersuasivenessCultural AwarenessCustomer Service OrientationProblem-Solving/Decision MakingPlanning/OrganizingAdaptability/FlexibilityCreativity/InnovationDeveloping othersDrive for ResultsTeam Orientation

What we offer

In return for your hard work, you can look forward to a highly competitive salary and benefits package. What’s more, because your career will be as unique as you are, well give you all the tailored support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow. And because the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand belongs to the IHG family of brands, you'll also benefit from all of the opportunities that come from being part of a successful, global hospitality company with over 4,800 hotels in over 100 countries around the world.

So whoever you are, whatever you love doing, bring your passion to InterContinental and IHG and well make sure you'll have Room to be yourself. Find out more about joining us today by going to careers.ihg.com

We are an equal opportunity employer.