KempinskiHotelKhan Palace

Executive Chef in Hotel – Mongolia

Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace is acknowledged as Ulaanbaatars foremost address for luxurious comfort, high profile conferences and world-class cosmopolitan cuisine. This elegant Five Star Luxury Hotel is adjacent to the financial and business centers of the Ulaanbaatar City and is within easy reach of convention centers, embassies and major tourist attractions.

Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace is distinguished among the hotels in Mongolia because of the meticulous attention that goes into ensuring your accommodation is absolutely delightful with European flair and polished sophistication of innovative services.

Hotel provides world of sublime taste, with a fine dining Khara Khorum restaurant and two Japanese style restaurants from which to choose.

To choose from 102 well appointed Rooms & Suites. Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace also consists with Luxury Event venues, which are superbly positioned to ensure your event is exactly how you envisage it.
Executive Chef (m/f)
If your friends and family consider you to be the perfect host, then this might be your opportunity!

Be part of a unique experience and of the Mongolian hospitality combined with European Flair.

Gastronomic education certificate or equivalent (apprenticeship/diploma/BA/BSC)
Must show signs of career development
HACCP certification

Minimum five 5 years in a kitchen management role, preferably with an international 5* hotel chain
Minimum ten 10 years kitchen experience
Experience in a standalone F&B operation is beneficial
International experience is preferred
Banqueting experience is preferred

Ability to work and communicate in a multinational environment:
English – excellent oral and written skills
Additional language – beneficial

To fill this position the candidate must have:
Knowledgeable of food safety regulations
Ability to effectively manage a team
Ability to work independently, thrive under pressure in challenging circumstances and come up with proactive, rational solutions
Excellent verbal communication skills
Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with hotel staff and clients / vendors
Ability to identify and delegate tasks effectively
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Applies a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times
Works in a safe, prudent and organized manner
Be knowledgeable of sales, marketing & promotional practices

Computer literacy adapted to the field of culinary:
Ability to operate computer and office equipment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office

To fill this position the candidate must identify with the Kempinski core values, in addition they should be especially:
Passionate for Food & Beverage/ gastronomy
People oriented
Passionate for European luxury
Business acumen
Sense of responsibility
Team player
Flexible and reliable
Tolerant and open minded
Works well under pressure

What do we need from you?
Having and living the “Can do attitude”
Being young and energetic
Being passionate about what you do
Being a perfectionist
Being extroverted/ outgoing
Being hungry for new challenges
Being a team player
Being well organized
Having advanced communication skills (verbal as well as written)
Understanding the difference between managing and leading a team
Being a people oriented manager/ leader
Being multi-lingual (English is a must)
Having profound knowledge about figures
Knowing how to drive top line
Having lived in multi-cultural environment outside of home country
Minimum of 1 year of experience in similar position in a 5* luxury hotel
Bachelor Degree in Hotel, Hospitality or Business Management is a plus

What do we offer you?
Being a member of a young and energetic team
Being part of the Kempinski family that focuses on talent development
Being part of a company that focuses more on getting the best out of every employee rather than limiting them with excessive standard operating procedures
Future growth within the Kempinski group
Working in one of the fastest developing cities in Asia
Full expat package
Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace
East Cross Road, Peace Avenue

Contact person: Mrs Enkhmaa Badrakh
Position/Department: People Service Manager