Executive Pastry Chef Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Tourism & Hospitaltity   Dubai   59 views Reference: 35329
Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for an Executive Pastry Chef to join our team at Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab. The main duties and responsibilities of this role:

Designing and developing innovative pastry menus that align with Jumeirah's culinary standards and guest preferences

Supervising the production of pastries, desserts, and baked goods, ensuring consistency in quality, taste, and presentation

Leading and managing a team of pastry chefs and bakers, providing guidance, training, and motivation to ensure optimal performance

Monitoring inventory levels of pastry ingredients and supplies, and placing orders as needed to maintain adequate stock levels while minimizing waste

Implementing quality control measures to uphold Jumeirah's standards of excellence in pastry production, including taste testing and visual inspections

Ensuring compliance with food safety and sanitation regulations, as well as Jumeirah's internal policies and procedures

Staying updated on industry trends and innovations in pastry techniques, ingredients, and presentation styles, and incorporating them into menu development when appropriate

Fostering a guest-centric approach to pastry production, soliciting feedback, and making adjustments as necessary to ensure guest satisfaction

About you:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

Intensive experience working in upscale or luxury hotel pastry kitchens, with a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in progressively senior pastry roles

Strong leadership abilities, including the ability to inspire and motivate a team of pastry chefs and bakers to consistently achieve excellence

Flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a dynamic and ever-changing hospitality environment, with the ability to adjust to guest preferences, seasonal ingredients, and industry trends

A genuine passion for pastry and a commitment to delivering exceptional guest experiences, with a relentless pursuit of excellence in all aspects of pastry production

Company Description
Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding and a global luxury hotel company, operates a world-class 6,500+-key portfolio of 26 luxury properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia. The group boasts some of the most prestigious and captivating properties in the world, from the iconic flagship hotel and timeless pinnacle of luxury, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, and lavish Arabian palaces across Dubais Madinat Jumeirah, to its contemporary Maldivian island paradise at Olhahali Island and art-inspired dolce vita on the island of Capri. Whether a modern twist on a British classic in the heart of Knightsbridge at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah, or a futuristic setting at Jumeirah Nanjing, Jumeirahs name is synonymous with service excellence, crafting exceptional experiences for everyone who walks through its doors. Beyond its properties and resorts, Jumeirah Group is also dedicated to destination dining experiences, combining the most authentic and diverse cuisines with spectacular settings to create those unforgettable moments worth sharing. With over 85 restaurants across its portfolio, Jumeirah Groups award-winning homegrown concepts including Sal, KAYTO, Shimmers, Al Mare, Pierchic and French Riviera, enjoy an enviable reputation for culinary excellence, with ten featuring in the Gault&Millau UAE 2022 guide. The group also has three Michelin starred restaurants Shang High, LOlivo and Al Muntaha. The health and safety of guests and colleagues remains Jumeirah Groups utmost priority and as such, the group has implemented a series of protective measures across all of its hotels and strictly adheres to each markets respective government directives.