Executive Sous Chef

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Posting Date: 25 January 2020
Closing Date: 23 February 2020
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Type of Employment: Full-time


Gili Lankanfushi is a private coral island in the pristine blue waters of North Male Atoll. This Eco-Luxury resort, surrounded by the gifts of nature, is a preferred employer of unique, talented and passionate individuals seeking a rewarding career in a top level luxury hospitality environment.

We invite candidates with the same passion for excellence to provide memorable experiences to our guests, while striving to reduce our environmental impact and preserve our surroundings.


The Executive Sous Chef will be responsible for assisting the Executive Chef in the day-to-day function. You will strive to be a passionate leader within our kitchen brigade, with strong communication and organisational abilities. You will assist the Executive Chef to create exciting menus and unique dining experiences ensuring consistency whilst managing food costs, general expenses and payroll in line with budget whilst not compromising on our philosophy to source the best produce. As the Executive Sous Chef, you will be a positive role-model for your team, taking a proactive approach to problem-solving and guiding creativity.

Through personal interaction with our discerning guests, you will create unique dining experiences and attractive promotions. In addition to that you will also be responsible for the full operation of organic garden and stewarding as well as fostering a positive relationship with suppliers. As Co-head of department you will be responsible for developing a dedicated and passionate team through training and succession planning.

Essential Requirements:
Diploma or Degree in Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management
Minimum of three years experience in the same capacity
Exceptional ability to interact with guests and be able to create memorable experiences
Strong communication, people management and administrative skills; including budgeting
Fluent written and verbal English is essential, knowledge of other language seen as advantage
Good knowledge in western culinary

If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, you may apply online by emailing your resume and attachments to [email protected]

Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, Lankanfushi Island, North Male’ Atoll, Republic of Maldives
Website: www.gililankanfushi.com
Telephone +960 664 0304; Fax +960 665 4175

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]