Head Chef Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Tourism & Hospitaltity   Dubai   53 views Reference: 35319
Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for a Head Ched to join our team at Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab. The main duties and responsibilities of this role:

Head chef should ensure all equipment is working to the standard required by the business and if issues are found that they are reported and auctioned by the company maintenance team/company.

Any LPO requirements should be arranged and followed up to ensure repairs and purchases are made when needed.

Build and maintain working relationships with central purchasing. Source all seasonal ingredients from the best possible suppliers within budget.

When required to do so ensure all menus are seasonal and creative using the finest ingredients and working within the concept. Arrange and attend all menu tastings.

Ensure all cleaning schedules are being followed and completed to the required business standard. Action any areas not to standard immediately by allocating responsibility to the necessary parties with a follow up and sign off process being put into place.

Be actively involved in ways to maintain and increase business levels. Being available to any marketing or publishing for the restaurants in conjunction with the marketing team.

Carry out any recipe writing, food photography for any publication.

Ensure daily, weekly, and monthly administration is to company standards and meets set deadlines. Arranging of any external and internal events.

Arrange all team building events or outings.

To ensure all rotation of stock is done correctly and all chefs follow the correct storage procedures ensuring the appropriate stock level.

Monitors and accounts for food wastage within the active inventory system.

Have full control on all inventory and purchasing and ensure all Inventory information is posted on the system before cutting off deadline.

Being aware of direct competition and threats to the business and being aware of local and international food trends.

Respond to any changes in the Food and Beverage function as dictated by the industry or company.

Production methods, presentation, and improved guest satisfaction

Any other duties as may reasonable be requested by the management.

About you:

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

Strong background in culinary arts, with experience in various cuisines and cooking techniques

Have worked in high-end restaurants or luxury hotels, preferably with experience in Middle Eastern cuisine or an understanding of it

Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills to effectively coordinate with other departments and maintain high standards of quality and efficiency

Passion for excellence and a commitment to delivering exceptional dining experiences. Attention to detail, consistency, and a dedication to quality are essential qualities for this role

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.