Executive Chef


TUI BLUE Kalamota Island (Croatia) is looking for an outstanding Executive Chef who will manage all kitchen operations in the hotel. The role will include Stewarding operations with an emphasis on maintaining hygienic standards and practices, staff training, and overseeing the preparation and presentation of a consistent food product which meets customers expectation. The Executive Chef will require to have an Island experience and the job is open for Croatian nationals and other EU members.


As an Executive Chef your key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage all functions of the Food Production and Stewarding operations to achieve the optimum departmental profit
  • Ensure training needs analysis of Kitchen staff is carried out and training programmes are designed and implemented to meet needs
  • Coach, counsel and discipline staff, providing constructive feedback to enhance performance
  • Determine with FC the minimum and maximum stock of all food, material and equipment
  • Be aware of duty of care and adhere to occupational, health and safety legislation, policies and procedures
  • Be familiar with property safety, first aid and fire and emergency procedures and operate equipment safely and sensibly
  • Select end recruit suitable employees for the department using prescribed set of policies and procedures
  • Implement and practice HACCP
  • Comply with all TUI company policies
  • Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel
  • Bachelor’s degree in the culinary arts
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as Executive Chef in 4* Hotel
  • Ability to manage an entire kitchen
  • Budgeting skills to control costs
  • Incredible food preparation abilities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Deep knowledge of the food industry and trends
  • Incredible time management skills
  • Ability to create new menu items
  • English and Croatian – excellent oral and written skills
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Access)

Apart from a competitive salary and benefits as standard, you will be involved in a range of different tasks and experiences whilst enjoying a friendly and welcoming team. As part of the TUI BLUE team, you will have the benefit of working in a fabulous location, secure employment abroad (including insurances), full board on meal and accommodation and a complementary laundry service for your work clothing. You will get plenty of opportunities to contribute your ideas and know-how so we can keep delivering the highest standards of individuality and quality to guests and colleagues.

Status Quo: July 28, 2022

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