About Jumeirah : At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments.
We value diversity and provide equal opportunities, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East.
We want you to do well from the beginning, so we’ll give you every chance to impress during the recruitment process. We promise our colleagues a warm welcome and will help you feel part of our Jumeirah family from day one.
You can rely on us to support you as you settle into your journey with us and make Jumeirah Your Place to Shine’. About the Job : An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Chef De Cuisine Main Kitchen to join one of Jumeirah’s pre-
opening hotels. The main duties and responsibilities of this role are as follow :
Optimize the use of materials, manpower in daily operations to ensure maximising revenue and guest satisfaction.
Assist in the development of new menu ideas to ensure all menus are seasonal and creative using the finest ingredients and working within the brief.
Complete day-to-day activities by following all relevant departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner while delivering a quality service to guests and maintaining standards of excellence.
Adhere to all relevant Health, Safety and Environment procedures, instructions and controls so that Jumeirah group provides world class and luxurious hospitality services to its guests.
Comply with local health and hygiene regulatory requirements by continuously reviewing the standard and quality of raw foods purchases, reviewing kitchen operations and product standards.
Liaise with internal and external parties at the appropriate levels to ensure smooth flow of operations.
Assist to set service and food standards in compliance with the international policies and standards.
Ensure all rotation of stock is done correctly and all chefs follow the correct storage procedures ensuring the appropriate stock level.
Monitor and account for food wastage within the active inventory system.
Supervise and allocate work to associates according to their knowledge and skill level.
Control all inventory and purchasing and ensure all Inventory information is posted on the system before cut off deadline.
Arrange and follow up on LPO requirements to ensure repairs and purchases are made when needed.
Liaison with all sections of the kitchen to ensure efficient service and maintain high levels of communication with colleagues and other staff.
Supervise the pass and check every dish sent from the kitchen before going to the guest to ensure standard are maintained.
Ensure all cleaning schedules are being followed and completed to the required business standard.
Monitor local and international food trends to ensure food is at the cutting edge of variety, standard and presentation at all times.
Perform related tasks and duties as assigned and deemed responsible by management.
About you :
In order to be considered for this role, you will have gained College Degree in Culinary Arts or similar from an accredited Culinary School and will possess :
At least 5 years of experience in a progressively more complex and responsible roles ideally within the luxury hospitality industry;
with at least 1 year overseeing a kitchen of a market-leading hotel brand
You will also have to demonstrate the following :
Expert in hygiene, health and safety knowledge.
Expert in menu development, pricing, production and delivery skills.
Expert in product quality and presentation skills.
Expert management of multi cuisine kitchens with show cooking.
Expert culinary knowledge of both classical and international culinary trends.
Very good command of speaking, reading, and writing English language.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong customer service orientation.
About the Benefits : This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which includes; housing allowance, annual flight allowance, medical coverage, pension, life and accident insurance, retail and leisure discounts, complimentary use of Jumeirah F&B Outlets and reduced hotel rates.