SousChef Banquets Intercontinental Genève

About us
As the world’s largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand.

Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.

Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.

If you’d like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand.

The avant-garde InterContinental Genève embodies the refreshing, elevated perspective on luxury art de vivre in the world’s City of Peace.

Your day to day

Join us as our new Sous-Chef Banquets M/F :

Your main duties will be to :

Establish and prepare menus and compose dishes for the Banqueting/Events activities.
Organize, coordinate activities and preparations, ensure that recipes are respected.
Take part in the production with the Kitchen brigade.
Supervise and give instructions to the Kitchen brigade.
Participate in meetings with Heads of Department and with the Events & Catering team.
Control inventory management and food cost.
Supervise your service’s staff (administration, work time, planning).
Regularly analyse the activities and trends of the competition.
What we need from you

With a degree in Culinary Arts, you have minimum 5 years of experience in a similar position within a hotel establishment of the same category (4- or 5-star) and/or in a luxury catering company. You are used to manage large events and to propose diversified offered. You have excellent knowledge of HACCP norms and hygiene standards as well as strong culinary skills and capacity to exploit new trends and cooking methods.

You are fluent in French. Mastering English and a third foreign language of one of our target markets (Germany, China, India, Italy, Middle East, Netherlands, Russia) is highly desirable.

Highly organized and focused, you are acknowledged for your rigor, reactivity and for your ability to work under pressure. You like working in a fast-paced environment and are autonomous and flexible. You aim to share your passion and knowledge with your guests and your colleagues and are willing to help when needed.

This position is to be filled as of October 2020 and is opened to Swiss citizens and EU passport holders.

What we offer

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a great room discount and superb training.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve – visit to find out more about us.
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