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Executive Chef

Geneva, Switzerland, Genève, Switzerland

Executive Chef

  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Kitchen Division
  • Full time
  • Closing at: Jan 1 2022 at 06:55 HKT


Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences located in prime destinations around the world. Increasingly recognized for creating some of the world's most sought-after properties, the Group provides 21st century luxury with oriental charm. Above all, Mandarin Oriental is renowned for creating unique hotels through distinctive design and a strong sense of place, luxury hotels right for their time and place.

We are recruiting an Executive Chef to join our Kitchen Team.

Job Description:

You will report to the Director of Food & Beverage.

The Executive Chef's mission will be to contribute, day after day, to the proper functioning of his/her department in accordance with Mandarin Oriental directives and standards and local customs.

Major responsibilities 

  • To implement and maintain Food Production standards which are cost effective and tailored to meet changing guest eating trends.
  • To inspire and empower employees in the kitchen to provide efficient, superior food and service to guests. She/He controls on day-to-day operation the good follow up on our FLHSS standards.
  • To control all orders made and manage costs.
  • To control the delivery of goods, quality, freshness, quantity and costs
  • Effective people management in order to maximize the potential and effectiveness of staff
  • To collaborate with the other Chefs de Cuisine / Sous-Chefs of the various points of sale (restaurants, in room dining, Bar, Banqueting)
  • To supervise colleagues’ journey (schelude, time management, vacation, learning and developpement)

Job Requirements:

  • French & English fluently, another language a plus !
  • Ideally 10 years experience in a 5-star hotel and minimum of 2 years in the same position.
  • Preferably already in a position within a luxury hotel in Geneva, in Switzerland or in Europe.
  • Impeccable professional image combined with good ethics and values
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Driven for results
  • Creative, focused and flexible
  • Possess strong leadership attributes
  • Detailed oriented

Please note this is a full time permanent position


We provide a comprehensive Benefits Package which includes

  • Guest Hotel Experience for Colleagues
  • Discounted Room Nights
  • Discount at F&B Outlets
  • 43 Paid Holidays including Bank & Public Holidays
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Programmes
  • Exciting range of Learning and Development Programmes
  • Regular Colleague Social and Wellbeing Events
  • Opportunities for promotion and transfer across the Group

You can expect a modern and very personal work environment as well as multiple development potentialities within the hotel and the Mandarin Oriental Group. Our in-house Learning and Developing Manager takes care of the best possible professional development, which is individually matched to our employees.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who possess the right attitude and passion to wow our guests!  If this is you, then apply here now !


In line with the requirements of Swiss Law, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in Switzerland. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is an equal opportunity employer

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