Culinary Experience Manager Job

o&l leisure (pty) ltd - windhoek, namibia

a month ago


To craft and design new-to-world Food and Beverage Culinary Experiences that redefine and set new industry standards. Lead and spearhead gastronomic innovation for O&L leisure, drive mentorship and equip all staff members through training with the necessary skills and knowledge to deliver consistently high-quality service that aligns with the customer experience journey.


  • Bachelors Degree/ Diploma in Culinary Arts or Gastronomy
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in an Executive Chef role within 4* and 5* star hotels/lodges.
  • Proven track record in creating Degustation Experiences.
  • International experience in culinary arts
  • HAACP experience and/or accreditation.
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including MS Office, MICROS, and Materials Control.
  • Demonstrated expertise in culinary training, menu development, and culinary strategy.


  • Culinary Experience Strategy Development and Execution.
  • Sync and align all aspects of food and beverage experiences with theme, character/persona and brand promise.
  • Training and Development/Capacity Management and Drive culinary mentorship in all our BUs with a goal of growing our own future Sous and Executive Chefs.
  • Set the standard for Culinary Experience in O&L Leisure, keeping up the Quality Assurance and adding to the Customer Experience Journey.
  • Establish ongoing programs that encourage innovation/creativity and subsequently keep the culinary experience relevant, up-to-date, competitive and of highest quality.
  • Provides direction to culinary Leadership to ensure compliance with all concept culinary programs and initiatives.
  • Regularly review menus and recipes as a way of product differentiation and ensure recipes and portions are in line with brand positioning.
  • Ensure all properties comply and meet HACCP principles and standards and facilitate HACCP certification for all properties.


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Applicants meeting our requirements are invited to apply. O&L Group of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requisition ID: 3501

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