Executive Chef (m/f/d)

Salò fulltime

Job Description

The opening 5-Star Resort belonging to the international group “Hirmer Hospitality” and is located in Salò on a verdant hillside overlooking the amazing Lake Garda. 

This prestigious Hotel houses 99 guest rooms and suites and is provided with 2 Restaurants, 1 Pizzeria, 2 Bars, a Meeting room, 1 indoor and 2 outdoor swimming pools and an innovative Wellness Center & SPA of 2,000 square meters.

In charge of planning, managing and supervising all activities in the kitchens of the 2 Restaurants and of the Pizzeria (production, à la carte, stewarding, staffs, etc.), to ensure smooth workflow and profit optimization, and to maintain service, quality and hygiene high standards to ensure the highest possible Guests´ and Staff satisfaction.

Job title of direct supervisor: General Manager of the Resort.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Constant monitoring and analysis of the quality of products and service as well as Guests´ satisfaction, merchandise sales, operating costs, hygiene regulations, workplace cleanliness, productivity and creativity
  • Implementation and constant check of Kitchen department and Corporate objectives and standards
  • Efficient Food Cost and control of all the goods and implementation of efficient purchasing processes and control of the listed suppliers
  • Implementation and monitoring of all Health&Safety and HACCP guidelines
  • Direct participation in the creation of F&B marketing concepts and their efficient implementation in the departments
  • Ensuring smooth employee supply in accordance with local regulations, including an appealing, healthy and nutritious canteen
  • Management and responsibility for all subordinate employees and interns
  • Consulting with the General Manager, Outlet Managers and the College of Department Managers as determined appropriate in the performance of every duty
  • Conducting regular communication meetings, specifically with each outlet's service department and managing the intra-departmental meetings
  • Conducting the service meetings, providing constant feedbacks and one-to-one development conversations
  • Participation in the preparation of the F&B budget and forecast for maximizing revenue and profits
  • The Executive Chef shall be thoroughly informed of and act in compliance with the procedures to be followed in extraordinary situations, such as fire, accident, death, injuries, assault, theft, illness, bomb threat, storm warning etc.

  • Completed, in-depth training in a high-level Hotel
  • Several years of management experience; experience in the same/similar position in the upscale Leisure Hospitality, preferably international
  • High level of coordination, team building, mentoring and communication skills
  • Independent and quality-oriented way of working
  • Problem solving, planning and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Confident appearance and good manners, well-groomed appearance
  • Fluent in spoken and written Italian and English; German language skills are an advantage
  • IT knowledge (Microsoft Office, merchandise management, e-procurement or similar)


  • We offer a full-time labour contract according to C.C.N.L. Settore Turismo with high level compensation
  • 5-star canteen and breaks
  • Food&Beverage discounts
  • We are part of the Hirmer Group! Family & Friends rates at all our hotels and opportunities for further development in an organically growing company
  • Fitness area free entrance in some slots
  • Cleaning and ironing of the uniforms
  • Strategic position (just 1 km of distance from the Resort to Salò beaches, ferries pier, historic center and promenade)
  • Training and coaching programs - we support you individually and specifically

Apply attaching an updated CV with a photo, the level of the spoken languages and the authorization to use the personal data in compliance with GDPR 679/16.

Our Resort is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace in compliance with the laws 903/77 and 125/91. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.


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