Executive Chef at a fast growing Restaurant Group

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

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A fast-growing restaurant group in Lekki, Phase 1, Lagos is recruiting to fill the position of:



Location: Lekki, Phase 1, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time



Executive Chef at a fast-growing Restaurant Group



Job Description:

We are looking for a multi-faceted, very creative & modern executive chef to lead our culinary team.

Cuisine focus: (FAST CASUAL) Nigerian food, authentic native food, gourmet burgers, small chops, Chinese, salads, etc.


The Company:
  • Fast-growing restaurant group
  • 180 – 250 orders per day and growing
  • Open breakfast lunch and dinner 8am – 12am
  • Peak periods – lunch rush, dinner rush, late-night rush (7 days a week)
  • The kitchen team of approx. 35
  • Located in Lekki, Phase 1
  • Excellent kitchen space


The Job:
  • Manage a fast-growing kitchen operation
  • Quality control to ensure promptness, freshness, and quality of dishes.
  • Coordinating cooks’ tasks
  • Implementing hygiene policies and examining equipment for cleanliness.
  • Design new recipes, plan menus and select plate presentations.
  • Reviewing staffing levels to meet service, operational, and financial objectives.
  • Hiring and training kitchen staff, such as cooks, 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.
  • Obtaining feedback on food and service quality, and handling customer problems and complaints.
  • Kitchen team management & growth
  • Recipe development
  • Recipe standardisation
  • Menu development & pricing
  • Detailed Inventory management knowledge
  • Innovating kitchen processes to improve efficiency
  • Ensuring preparation time is kept low
  • Ensuring consistent quality across locations


  • Modern creativity & passion
  • Culinary degree
  • Candidate must have at least 2-5+ years experience in an Executive Chef kitchen management capacity and excellent knowledge of current culinary trends & technology.
  • Must have experience in high volume hotel business or other multi-outlet business
  • Flexibility and ability to manage a multiple menu, multiple shift high volume kitchen businesses
  • Must be competent in culinary creativity as demonstrated by cooking test.
  • With a strong knowledge of food cost and inventories.
  • Must possess the ability to handle stressful, growing operation
  • Candidate must have good knowledge of computers (i.e: Excel & Word).
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • The candidate must be comfortable speaking to guests and conducting meetings.
  • Must have a good understanding of cost control & pricing.
  • The candidate must be a leader and a mentor.


  • Highly negotiable salary
  • Benefits possible for the right person
  • Opportunity to grow with the business


Application Closing Date
Not specified


Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV with references to: exclusive.lettings@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

To apply for this job email your details to exclusive.lettings@gmail.com

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