21 Jul 2023

Executive Sous-Chef (m/f) at LSG Sky Chefs Group

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Job Description

LSG Sky Chefs group is one of the global leaders in airline catering and the management of in-flight service-related processes. The group consists of approx. 140 Companies in more than 40 countries, providing services to more than 200 airline-clients worldwide. With over 70 years of experience in the industry, LSG Sky Chefs has, through its catering expertise, developed special skills in planning, implementation and management of all processes related to in-flight services.

For our Joint Venture Inflight Catering Services Limited, in Dar Es Salaam we are searching for

Executive Sous-Chef (m/f)


  • 5 years experience in “Fine-dining” Hot Kitchen & Pastry
  • Apprenticeship or Certification course from culinary school preferred
  • Preferred Diploma/Degree in Professional Cookery
  • Additional certifications^.g. diet chef, industrial chef)appreciated
  • Knowledge of food safety and food hygiene regulations (example: HACCP)
  • Prodution- staff planing, order-optimization
  • Good communication and very strong organizational, analytical, inter-personal and Leadership skills
  • Demonstrate understanding of large scale production and assembly
  • Fluent in English verbal and written;
  • Proficient Skills in MS Office and culinary software-solutions
  • Knowledge of budgets and working towards KPI’s
  • Comprehensive knowledge of International Cuisine; ethnic cuisines, is an advantage
  • Excellent time management skills required. Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Must be innovative and have the ability to make changes as needed to further improve the work environment and performance
  • Proven ability to be customer focused and experienced with menu design and food trends

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acts as the Culinary Leader in the unit to drive menus and products with the team by overseeing the complete process from food preparation through to food portioning
  • Understands menu and product specifications and ensures menu employee training is completed
  • Maintains safe, secure, and a healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with sanitation and local legal regulations; overseeing food preparation, safety, and security
  • Ensures quality production standards are followed and maintained. Ensures employees adhere to HACCP, and safety regulations and compliance with company policies and procedures and regulations
  • Ensures meal cycles are communicated in a timely and accurate basis. Monitors yields of products to ensure maximum usage
  • Preparation of recipes in the EGS System
  • Sets KPI’s for the team and conducts regular assessments of the team
  • Prepare the planning and conducts daily shift briefings with the team
  • Works with management staff to improve performance of the unit
  • Must ensure all kitchen staff have the skills and abilities to perform all cooking and food preparation requirements of all the Airline Accounts serviced in the Unit and monitors employees on proper work procedures and production of products to ensure maximum productivity with minimum labor and food expenses
  • Meeting customers to discuss and plan custom-made culinary solutions
  • Systematic monitoring and co-planning stocks of ingredients
  • Ordering supplies, ingredients, equipment when needed
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Method of Application

Interested and suitable applicants are invited to forward their application and motivation letters in english including CV, copies of relevant certificates, recent photo and salary expectations to [email protected] until 30th July 2023

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