Head Chef Full-time Job

1 week ago   Tourism & Hospitaltity   Dubai   20 views Reference: 14308
Job Details

Key Responsibilities

Lead, mentor, and manage the pastry team, fostering a collaborative and creative environment.

Set clear expectations, provide training, and ensure consistent performance evaluations.

Collaborate with the culinary team to align pastry offerings with the overall culinary vision of the establishment.

Design and develop a diverse and imaginative range of pastries, desserts, and baked goods that reflect current culinary trends and guest preferences.

Create seasonal menus, special event offerings, and limited-time promotions that elevate the guest dining experience.

Uphold the highest standards of taste, texture, and presentation in all pastry creations.

Monitor food quality and presentation during service, ensuring consistency and adherence to established standards.

Continuously research and experiment with new techniques, ingredients, and flavours to keep the dessert menu fresh and exciting.

Collaborate with suppliers to source high-quality, sustainable ingredients.

Maintain a well-organised and efficient pastry kitchen, adhering to all health and safety standards.

Monitor inventory levels, control costs, and minimise waste to ensure optimal resource utilisation.

Engage with guests to understand their preferences, gather feedback, and adapt the pastry offerings accordingly.

Participate in guest events, food festivals, and culinary demonstrations to showcase pastry expertise.

Provide ongoing training to the pastry team on new techniques, menu changes, and industry trends.

Foster a learning culture that encourages skill development and growth.


What We’re Looking For

A minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience in a comparable role.

Culinary degree with a specialisation in pastry arts or equivalent experience.

Proven track record of success in a similar luxury hospitality environment.

Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.

Creative flair and a passion for staying at the forefront of pastry trends.

Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to delivering impeccable quality.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Proficient in managing budgets and controlling costs.

Flexible schedule to accommodate varying business demands.

A portfolio showcasing previous pastry creations is a plus.

‘FIVE-Styled’ Visionary thinking by finding creative solutions, while taking Ownership for all duties and tasks assigned.

Impeccable communication skills, both verbal and written, with fluency in English

A Team Player and People-Oriented leader, passionate about Motivating and Training a successful and productive Pastry and Bakery Team.

A hands-on attitude, fuelled by a ‘Can-Do!’ Spirit.

Company Description
Famed for its high-energy lifestyle, entertainment, and culinary offerings, FIVE Hotels and Resorts includes the hottest lifestyle destinations -️ FIVE Palm JumeirahDubbed the hottest hotel in Dubai, this dare-to-be-different hotel is home to award-winning restaurants, bars, and Dubais #1 rooftop club.️ FIVE Jumeirah VillageAn uber-chic hotel capturing the glamour of new Dubai, FIVE Jumeirah Village is the world's most-reviewed hotel on Booking.com. With 269 private pools and jacuzzis, the hotel promises an exclusive chic penthouse lifestyle.️ FIVE ZurichSwitzerlands ultimate entertainment hotspot, this luxury lifestyle hotels award-winning restaurants, rooftop club and buzzing pool are centred around FIVEs hallmark musical stylings.️ FIVE LUXE Opening in 2023, FIVE LUXE is a prime beach property in Jumeirah Beach Residence. Embodying the unique Vibe at FIVE, it will offer ultra-luxe, eco-conscious residences for luxury aficionados.A trailblazer of sustainable luxury living and hospitality, FIVEs 'Sustainability Without Compromise' ethos has secured it a completely LEED Platinum-certified hospitality portfolio. FIVE Palm Jumeirah and FIVE Jumeirah Village are 3 Star SPIRE Rated Smart Buildings.️ An Equal Opportunity Employer The FIVE Tribe represents over 70 nationalities across its over 1500 employees. FIVE is committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce as an equal-opportunity employer. Accordingly, FIVE does not discriminate based on disability, race, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, nationality, marital status, or any other basis protected under national or local laws.Ranked 10th on the Great Workplaces in the UAE 2023 list of Large Organisations, the FIVE Tribe is more than a group of people working together it is a family bonded by common values and goals, celebrating people, culture and diversity.