Sous Chef, In Room Dining / Mashrabiya

AccorHotels

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP714-1619

Job description / Role

A special occasion calls for great food! As a Sous Chef with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts you will lead a team of culinary professionals in creating spectacular dishes that will create memorable dining experiences for our Guests. Your experience in managing various aspects of a kitchen will be reflective in positive Guest satisfaction and Colleague engagement results.

Hotel Overview: Fairmont The Palm is a luxury, world-class resort located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai. The hotel features 391 guest rooms and suites with dedicated Fairmont Gold rooms and lounge. A total of 10 food and beverage outlets on property offer international dining options including Little Miss India, Frevo - Brazilian Churrasco experience, Seagrill Bistro, Ba Restaurant and Lounge, Blowfish, Flow Kitchen, The Cigar Room and others . Fairmont The Palm also features an expansive pool and beach area with a health club, Willow Stream Spa and the Fairmont Falcons Kids’ Club

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
• Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow colleagues
• Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte andor buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
• Conduct daily shift briefings to kitchen colleagues
• Ensure all kitchen colleagues are aware of standards & expectations
• Liaise daily with Outlet Managers to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
• Maintain and enhance the food products through creative menu development and presentation
• Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
• Actively interact with guests at tables
• Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
• Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
• Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
• Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
• Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Qualifications:
• Previous leadership experience in the culinary field required
• Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required
• Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
• Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
• Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
• Highly responsible & reliable
• Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
• Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team
• Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
• Constant standing and walking throughout shift
• Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
• Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
• Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
• Constant standing and walking throughout shift

Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Dubai. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation.

About the Company

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Chef salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 5,500

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