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Junior Sous Chef

Kempinski Hotel

Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP566-377

Job description / Role

Kempinski Al Othman Hotel

The spectacular new five-star Kempinski Al Othman Hotel Al Khobar offers sweeping views over the Al Khobar skyline. A wide range of rooms and suites are available, as well as 18 stunning, designer-styled apartments that combine the ultimate in elegance, space and comfort with all the services and amenities of a five-star hotel.

Junior Sous Chef

Assist in the management of Kitchen Operations and be in charge of the day to day operation of

respective kitchen in the hotel.

Key Responsibilities

- Help to direct, control and co-ordinate the activities of all Chefs and kitchen attendants,engaged in preparing and cooking food, so as to ensure an efficient, profitable and smooth food service, at all times.
- In charge of all respective kitchen work.
- Inspect storerooms, refrigerators and freezers daily, to prevent wastage.
- Assist the Sous Chef to control cost by minimizing spoilage, utilizing food surpluses and practicing portion control.
- Check the quality and quantity of food received from the markets and stores.
- Always look for cost saving and environmental ideas.
- Assist in the operation of their outlet/dependant outlets, at an acceptable food and staff cost.
- Maximize employee's productivity, in order to minimize payroll cost.
- Monitor all Kitchen operating costs and take corrective action, when necessary to reduce expenses.
- Ensure that all food is prepared and served according to the standards set by the Executive Chef.
- Produce and check preparation and presentation of food.
- Make sure standard recipes are used, and food is presented according to pictorials.
- Make sure that all machines, furniture (fridges, benches, etc.), equipment and utensils are clean and in working condition at all times. Check all assigned areas in regards to sanitation and hygiene, to prevent contamination of any kind.
- Ensure the Kitchen complies with health and safety standards as to prevent accidents.
- Participate in the Sous Chefs meeting when Sous Chef not on duty.
- Ensure lines of communication within the outlet kitchen are effective.
- Maintain interdepartmental communication to avoid frictions of any kind.
- Represent the culinary team in an absolute correct manner when in the public areas.
- Assist in staff training in conjunction with the Training Department and Departmental Trainers.
- Maximise employee productivity and moral, and consistently maintain discipline, following hotel guidelines and local legislation.
- Motivate all staff to perform their duties by demonstrating professionalism organisational skill and team spirit.
- Ensure all staff adheres to grooming and presentation standards.
- Report all accidents, health and safety hazards to Executive Chef.
- Follow up and keep a tidy control over function and event orders.
- In charge of food requisitions, orders and inter-kitchen transfers.
- Instigate maintenance requests if necessary, and check on completion.
- Responsible for the Duty Roster, Staff Leave and Attendance Record.
- Demonstrate Awareness of OH&S policies and procedures and ensure all procedures are conducted safely and within OH & S guidelines and ensure your direct reports do the same.
- Be aware of duty of care and adhere to occupational, health and safety legislation, policies and procedures.
- Be familiar with property safety, first aid and fire and emergency procedures and operate equipment safely and sensibly.
- Initiate action to correct a hazardous situation and notify supervisors of potential dangers.
- Log security incidents and accidents in accordance with hotel requirements.

Requirements

Desired Skills & Qualifications

- Minimum one year of relevant experience
- Ability to work and communicate to multinational environment
- Expertise in Arabic Food
- English good oral and written

About Kempinski

The Kempinski name is proudly borne by a growing collection of distinguished properties around the world. As Europe's oldest luxury hotel group, we are committed to providing our guests with memorable journeys inspired by exquisite European flair. We believe life should be lived with style.

Each year, an increasing number of guests come to appreciate these qualities, as Kempinski adds new, exciting destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and The Americas. While this growth reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand, the collection will remain a limited one, where exclusivity can be nurtured and individuality can flourish.

About the Company

The Kempinski name is proudly borne by a growing collection of distinguished properties around the world. As Europe's oldest luxury hotel group, we are committed to providing our guests with memorable journeys inspired by exquisite European flair. We believe life should be lived with style.

Each year, an increasing number of guests come to appreciate these qualities, as Kempinski adds new, exciting destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and The Americas. While this growth reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand, the collection will remain a limited one, where exclusivity can be nurtured and individuality can flourish.

We believe that our prestigious, European heritage puts Kempinski in a unique position to satisfy the expectations of the stylish and discerning traveller. It's not just to simply provide a hotel bed and a meal, at Kempinski it's all about bringing a story to life.

Since 1897, our employees have been a part of creating history around the world. From historic buildings to the most avant-garde of modern architecture, our properties are the setting for some of life's greatest moments. We've witnessed historic meetings between world leaders, celebrities taking sanctuary in the world of privacy we create for them, and created incredible memories for guests on a 'once-in-a-lifetime' journey.

We are wholeheartedly committed to providing perfection for our guests at every moment and in every way. Perhaps it's something as life-changing as a wedding celebration, where our attention to detail and perfect service mean that your special day goes without a hitch. Or perhaps it's as simple as the note left on your pillow at night, which thoughtfully lets you know the weather tomorrow so you know how to dress in the morning. At Kempinski, we are each personally responsible for creating rich and meaningful experiences for our guests.

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