Job Vacancy Commi 1 Chef at Lilygate Hotel in Nigeria Jan 2017


Job Employment  : Commi 1 Chef at Lilygate Hotel


Job Description : Job Employment Commi 1 Chef at Lilygate Hotel

Lilygate Hotel located in the heart of Lekki Phase 1 is a new luxurious four star hotel with 74 rooms including 6 suites and a full range of facilities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Commi 1 Chef

Location: Lagos

Position Summary

  • In accordance with the policies, procedures and standards of Lilygate Hotel, the Commis 1 is accountable for supporting the daily operation of an assigned area to run smoothly and effectively in accordance with departmental set service standards and meeting guest expectations at all times.
  • Ensuring the production of food and fulfil kitchen section duties as instructed by the Chef de Partie or Sous Chef of the department.
  • He/She is also responsible for following the Lilygate Hotel Food and Beverage vision, standards and objectives in his/her area of duty.
  • The Commis 1 supports the Chef de Partie and Sous-Chef in the production and operation of the assigned kitchen.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Commis 1 is responsible to assist the Chef de Partie or Sous-Chef in supporting the culinary operations of a specific kitchen or outlet.
  • Maintain clear communications with the Chef de Partie, including all relative internal communications.
  • To produce products as instructed by superior/senior staff.
  • He /She is to ensure a positive & professional working environment throughout the kitchens and upholding all culinary & hotel standards.
  • Supports the training and develop junior kitchen staff to operate to the required standards as established by the Hotel and Chef’s Office.
  • Abide to all hygiene/ safety procedures as per the hygiene program of the hotel.
  • Ensure that agreed food hygiene, licensing and safety standards are followed, upheld or surpassed, at all times.
  • Constantly strive to reduce energy consumption through awareness.
  • Monitor Kitchen maintenance and report any defects of operating equipment to Chef De partie or Sous-Chef.
  • Report accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to direct supervisors.
  • Work closely with standard recipes and plate presentation in order to maintain standards of quality in production and presentation.
  • Apply culinary skills to prepare meals, with flavour, ingredients, temperature, presentations and quality consistent with standards and guest expectations.
  • Correctly date and store food, sanitize equipment and take other measures to ensure integrity and quality of food product.
  • Control breakage, spoilage and cost items.
  • Use equipment skilfully by following correct safe procedures e.g. knives machines.
  • Make appropriate adjustments in solving problems.
  • Attends meetings as required as requested by the direct superior.
  • Share thoughts and rationale as appropriate to give clear understanding for action taken.
  • Abide to all rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the hotel.
  • Maintain positive relations with other staff and departments.
  • Capable to perform repetitious duties.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as assigned by direct supervisors from time to time


  • 3 – 4 years working experience with minimum 18 months in Commis 2 position.


  • High School diploma or equivalent professional training

Skills / Competencies:

  • Must be able to work indoors and be exposed to various environments such as, but not limited to noise, dust and cooking fumes.
  • Follow the correct safe manual handling and lifting techniques.
  • Ability to move, life, carry, push, pull and place objects by weighing less than or equal to 11 kg on frequent basis without assistance.
  • Ability to move life, carry, push, pull and place objects by following the correct safe manual handling and lifting techniques with the assistance of a 4 wheel trolley.
  • Ability to stand and / or walk for an extended period of time during the shift.
  • Ability to work on flexible shift including overnight, weekends and holiday on rotation basis.
  • Ability to read and communicate in English.

Application Closing Date
13th January, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application letters and CV’s to: