Head Chef Job in Nigeria

 West Africa Vocational Education (WAVE) - Our client is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head Chef

Location: Lekki, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Our client is seeking to hire an experienced Head Chef to lead our culinary team.
  • The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating delicious and healthy meals for children, and be able to accommodate various dietary needs and restrictions.
  • The Head Chef will be responsible for menu planning, food preparation, and overseeing kitchen operations to ensure the highest quality of food and service.


  • Plan and develop menus that appeal to children while incorporating healthy and nutritious options
  • Ensure all menu items are prepared to the highest standard of quality, taste, and presentation
  • Accommodate various dietary needs and restrictions, such as gluten-free, vegetarian, and allergy concerns
  • Supervise kitchen staff, including training, scheduling, and performance management
  • Monitor inventory levels and order supplies as needed to maintain efficient kitchen operations
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the kitchen and storage areas, and ensure compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure seamless service and guest satisfaction
  • Oversee food preparation and plating to ensure consistency and quality
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local vendors and suppliers.


  • Candidates should possess an OND qualification with 3 - 4 years relevant work experience.
  • Proven work experience as a Head Chef or in a similar role
  • Extensive knowledge of culinary techniques, menu planning, and recipe development
  • Passion for creating healthy and nutritious meals for children
  • Experience accommodating various dietary needs and restrictions
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to train and manage kitchen staff
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain high standards of cleanliness and organization
  • Certification in food safety and sanitation.

N150,000 - N200,000 Monthly.

Application Closing Date
19th April, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitments@waveacademies.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.