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Specialty Chef - Asian Cuisine


Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP714-6548

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Specialty Chef - B (Boldly Asian)

Reporting to the Cluster Director of Culinary, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following.

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 11 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, Vuvuzela 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.


- Lead the entire Culinary team for our Asian outlet (Boldly Asian)
- Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities
- Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards
- Establishes culinary standards for the Outlet
- Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
- Conduct daily shift briefings to Kitchen Colleagues
- Manage inventories, pricing, cost controls, requisitioning and the issuing of supplies and equipment for food production
- Cost menus accurately
- Plans menus and compile recipes for food tasting to be approved by Cluster Director of Culinary
- Ensure all Kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
- Maintain and enhance the food products through creative menu development and presentation
- Maintain cleanliness and proper rotation of product in chillers
- 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
- Should be aware of the competition and industry knowledge of new techniques and other know how.
- Liaise with purchasing department to ensure all the items used in the kitchen are of best quality and
- always opt to bring new ingredients or better quality produce
- Ensures the personal hygiene of colleague is up to the standard.
- Ensures that the daily logbook is utilized and complaints are immediately reported to the Cluster Director of Culinary
- Ensures that all points mentioned in the log book have been carried out i.e mis en place and other instructions to complete the operation.
- Maintains record and follow up documentation, checklists for control purposes.
- Ensure all the Dubai municipality and HACCP regulations are followed and documentation is up to date as per requirement, readiness for all hygiene audit at any given point of time.
- Other duties as assigned



- Previous leadership experience as Chef de Cuisine in an Asian restaurant/outlet
- Keep up with cooking trends and best practices
- Prior experience in Asian restaurant
- Sushi chef background with modern Asian cuisine approach
- Strong passion for the art of food design
- A passion for excellence and delivering high quality personalized and unique services
- A creative and out of the box thinker, with a never say no attitude
- Highly responsible & reliable
- Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
- Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Visa Requirements:

Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Dubai.

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Chef salaries in UAE

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AED 8,000

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