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  • Posted: Sep 7, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 6, 2021
  • Owens and Xley Consults is a Lagos based company that offers business advisory and consulting services to help Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Our Mission is to provide quality insights, tools and resources needed to build a sustainable business.
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    Kitchen Manager

    Our client, a fast growing catering company, is looking to hire the services of an experienced and qualified Kitchen Manager. This role is responsible for overseeing food service operations and day-to-day operations of the kitchen and maximizing these operations such that the business is profitable. This role will provide direction to kitchen staff, ensure efficient and cost-effective execution of all event catering briefs whilst ensuring that food preparation and service comply with food safety standards and the client’s needs.


    • Collaborate with the operations Manager in getting and mapping out cooking execution plan for all events.
    • Schedule kitchen staff tasks and supervise food preparation & cooking for successful execution of catering projects.
    • Drive 100% efficiency in the kitchen. Draw out kitchen operations plan for each event, assign tasks to the team and drive full adherence to timelines.
    • Create standard measurements for all kitchen stock, establish portion sizes; track and drive strict use of this whilst cooking for events.
    • Carry out quality control checks in the kitchen and ensure that food quantity, packaging and distribution are in line with specifications for each event.
    • Track all costs associated with Tash Bistro’s kitchen, reduce unnecessary costs to the barest minimum through tracking and ingredients portion control.
    • Collaborate with the Finance team to determine appropriate costs for Tash Bistro’s menu.
    • Perform staff management, expense control, stock monitoring, stock requisition and menu design and food preparation.
    • Oversee food preparation, transportation and set-up activities to ensure successful event.
    • Collaborate with the inventory officer to prevent damaged, expired or out of stock ingredients.
    • Ensure strict adherence to all health and safety regulations.
    • Monitor and dive strict adherence to sanitation and safety standards.
    • monitoring the quality of the product and service provided
    • Train kitchen staff on the kitchen processes and policies.


    • BSc/HND in restaurant management or a related field.
    • Certification from a culinary school is a key requirement.
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a kitchen Manager/Supervisor.

    • Proven work experience managing the kitchen in a quick service restaurant.

    • Hands-on experience with planning menus.
    • Knowledge of a wide range of recipes.
    • Familiarity with kitchen sanitation and safety regulations.
    • Ability to manage a team in a fast-paced work environment
    • Flexibility to work during evenings and weekends
    • Must display the zeal to keep learning and must have a strong sense of responsibility.
    • Need to display patience and have the ability to manage and co-ordinate people for results.
    • Must display the ability to create unique and innovative menu.
    • Must have a passion for teaching, directing and co-ordinating.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the position as subject of email.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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