About The Hong Kong Jockey Club
The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club is a world-class racing club that acts continuously for the betterment of our society. The Club has a unique integrated business model, comprising racing and racecourse entertainment, a membership club, responsible sports wagering and lottery, and charities and community contribution. Through this model, the Club generates economic and social value for the community and supports the Government in combatting illegal gambling. In 2017/18, the Club made a record return to the Government of HK$22.6 billion in duty and profits tax and contributed HK$1.2 billion to the Lotteries Fund. Approved charity donations were HK$4.2 billion. The Club is Hong Kong's largest single taxpayer and one of the city’s major employers. Its Charities Trust is also one of the world's top ten charity donors. The Club is always "riding high together for a better future" with the people of Hong Kong.
香港賽馬會(「馬會」)成立於1884年,是致力建設更美好社會的世界級賽馬機構。馬會透過其結合賽馬及馬場娛樂、會員會所、有節制體育博彩及獎券,以及慈善及社區貢獻的獨特綜合營運模式,創造經濟及社會價值,並協助政府打擊非法賭博。2017/18年度,馬會透過各項博彩稅及利得稅,為政府庫房帶來破紀錄的226億港元收入,並向獎券基金撥款12億港元。另外,已審批慈善捐款達42億港元。馬會是全港最大的單一納稅機構,也是香港主要僱主之一,其慈善信託基金位列全球十大慈善捐助機構。馬會將繼續與香港市民「同心同步同進 共創更好未來」。

Executive Chef (Western Dining)

Our Catering Department manages one of the largest and most diverse catering operations in Hong Kong. We provide a wide range of catering, sports and recreation facilities for Members and their guests in three Clubhouses. In addition, both Happy Valley and Sha Tin Racecourses have numerous catering facilities used by Members, non-members and corporate organizations for a variety of functions.

You will:

  • oversee the entire western kitchen productions which include preparation, production and presentation of high quality cuisine for various outlets
  • work closely with Food & Beverage Managers on Members' feedback and promotional activities, e.g. food promotions to provide best value customer satisfaction and business turnover including guest chef and wine dinner menus
  • represent the Club to participate in trade events, forum and culinary competitions to promote the brand image
  • develop and plan new restaurant concepts for future renovation projects by benchmarking with both international and local culinary market trends
  • take up the Chairmanship of HACCP committee, comply with all statutory and internal HACCP requirements in the matter of hygiene and food safety
  • prepare the departmental budget; plan all new projects and other development in order to improve revenue and quality
  • manage and control on a daily basis all food costs and manpower costs to meet monthly business forecasts
  • support Clubwide food takeaway initiatives by contributing ideas and implementation strategies
  • manage and foster teamwork and ongoing training with collaboration in a diverse kitchen brigade with differing experience levels
  • lead a team which comprises full time, part time and culinary training staff to deliver quality standards in the most effective and efficient way
  • train and plan for staff development
  • plan and organise efficiently the work schedule to the most productive manner

You should have:

  • a minimum of 2-3 years' experience at Executive Chef level in international renowned hotel or club
  • a culinary diploma from a recognized institution
  • international work experience with exposure, knowledge and interest in Western and Asian cuisines to include classic European, modern American, Indian, Chinese,Thai, Japanese and Southeast Asian
  • creativity with special attributes in food presentation, menu planning and food cost control
  • a thorough knowledge of operations in both hot and cold kitchens, and have a thorough knowledge of food safety standards; HACCP certified
  • experience in concept development in menu planning and project management is a plus
  • strong leadership, organisation and planning skills, communication skills, training and coaching skills
  • strong administrative skills including good computer literacy with knowledge in Word, Excel, on-line ordering system and scheduling
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English, French is an advantage
  • Pre-opening experience of restaurant is an advantage

For application, please submit via email: recruit7@hkjc.org.hk

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