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Executive Chinese Chef

We are thrilled to be seeking for our Executive Chinese Chef at The Canton Blue restaurant who will response for planning directing, controlling, coordinating and participating in the day to day food preparation for the Chinese Kitchen. Ensuring that the product quality meets the standards set and is maintained continually.

  • An exceptional opportunity to join our high-profile hotel in London.
  • The Peninsula Hotels espouses luxury service, dedication to our customers, and commitment to our employees.
  • Be a part of the highly experienced team.

Key accountabilities​

  • Coordinate and direct the Canton Blue Kitchen team.
  • Create recipes and menus, and pricing in accordance with marketing, cost control, and profit objectives.
  • Anticipate and evaluate the market needs pertaining to the culinary expectations, considering the local market, guest mix, and industry and competitive trends to recommend appropriate product/service and operational changes to ensure guest.
  • Instigate a continuous improvement mindset in the department to drive employee engagement and maintain market positioning with exceptional financial returns.
  • Maintains and set adherence standards for product quality, consistency, presentation, portioning, garnishment, and utilization goals.
  • Develop positive customer relations through proactive interaction with Guests, Team Members, contractors, and suppliers.
  • Work in synergy with the Food and Beverage leaders to ensure that the divisional are achieved and well communicated.

General requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years in a similar position at a luxury hotel, or large hospitality group as an Executive Chinese Chef.
  • Exceptional creative abilities and extensive menu development and budget preparation experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and leadership skills to engage and motivate key stakeholders, especially colleagues. Passion for creating exceptional guest and colleague experiences.
  • Fluent in English language proficiency.

At the Peninsula London, we look after:

Your financial wellbeing:

  • Excellent salary package
  • Generous service charge distributed equitably to all colleagues
  • Life Insurance
  • Enhanced company contribution on pension plan

Your medical care:

  • Medical cash plans including optical and dental coverage
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave plan

Your daily health routine:

  • State of the art heart of house facilities including a gym, fitness classes, relaxation room, contemplation room and nursing mothers' room
  • Colleague restaurant with healthy and balanced 24/7 food offerings
  • On-site occupational health and safety nurse and wellbeing education sessions

Other perks:

  • High street and online shopping discounts
  • Rewards and recognition initiatives
  • Dry cleaning for uniforms and work attire

We would be delighted to receive your CV and will liaise directly with suitable candidates.

Ideally situated in the heart of Belgravia, with views over Hyde Park Corner and Wellington Arch, The Peninsula London occupies one of the city's most prestigious addresses. The newly built hotel, impeccably designed to harmonise with surrounding heritage buildings is just moments away from the city's most iconic attractions, including Three Royal Parks, Buckingham Palace, Harrods, and Big Ben. Its 190 light-filled guest rooms and suites have been exquisitely designed by Peter Marino; its gathering spaces include several world-class restaurants and bars, including Brooklands helmed by Michelin-starred Chef Director Claude Bosi; the idyllic Peninsula Spa, and a luxury retail arcade.

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Executive Chinese Chef

London, UK

Published on 05/04/2024

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