Ref: RP714-11644

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Come join the culinary team at Makkah Clock Royal Tower, A Fairmont Hotel. Develop your culinary skills with some of Fairmont's most talented chefs. Develop your talent with us as a Sous Chef, where your care and creativity will elevate our menus! Turn your exciting career into an exciting life.

Hotel Overview: Makkah Clock Royal Tower, A Fairmont Hotel, is located only a few steps away from the Masjid Al Haram and the Holy Ka'aba. This 76-story hotel, one of the world's tallest, is the focal point of the Abraj Al Bait Complex, part of the King Abdul Aziz Endowment Project, is the iconic symbol of hospitality in the Holy City. The hotel authentic hospitality is seen throughout 1618 guest rooms and suites are thoughtfully and elegantly appointed-with extravagant amenities and five-star services that allow for peaceful reflection and repose .

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to Senior Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

- Maintain on-going training and development of employees, conduct employee performance reviews and disciplinary action.
- Ensure appropriate staff scheduling and monitor staffing levels in conjunction with determined budgets and forecasting.
- Create and design menus, while keeping the overall restaurant concept.
- Liaise with food stores to ensure the proper rotation of foods.
- Seek opportunities to increase food revenue, decrease kitchen expenses and maximize departmental productivity without compromising guest satisfaction.
- Responsible for kitchen operations in absence of Senior Sous Chef and Executive Sous Chef.
- Oversee the safety and sanitation of the kitchen, while ensuring all kitchen equipment is maintained and in good condition.
- Maintain departmental standards in accordance with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts core standards.
- Ensure effective cooperation between outlets and the kitchen.
- Create memorable dining experiences for guests.
- Ensure a clean and safe working environment, and actively participate in health and safety initiatives.
- Adhere to all hotel environmental policies and initiatives.
- Carry out any other tasks as assigned.


- Highly energetic and excited about the challenges that a large and versatile hotel offers
- Minimum of 7-8 years' experience in a culinary leadership role
- Valid trade qualifications required
- A passion for food and desire to further develop culinary and leadership skills
- An effective supervisor and trainer
- Innovative, detail-oriented and quality conscious
- Actively seeking knowledge of new trends in presentation and preparation
- Self-motivated, with the ability to make effective decisions
- Demonstrates initiative, and the ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
- Ability to maintain high service levels under pressure
- Physically fit to lift trays repeatedly, stand and walk for the duration of the shift.
- Ability to consistently stand and walk through out shift

About the Company

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Chef salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 6,500

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