Executive Sous Chef The Maldives

Indian Ocean, Maldives
US$3,000 + Service Charge ++ P
08 Feb 2012
08 Mar 2012
776 Executive Sous Chef The Maldives
stephen@globalsearchint.com Stephen Thorley
Job Type
Chefs, Sous Chef
Our client is a multi-award winning luxury resort in the Maldives and part of one of the world’s leading luxury resort groups. They are now looking to recruit a “hands on” Executive Sous Chef to lead and deputise in the absence of the Executive Chef.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day operation of the resort’s 3 main restaurants (main, grill and fusion, catering for the guests of the 45 luxurious villas and suites.

The role will include the following responsibilities and duties:

• To support and directly assist the Executive Chef in the resort’s daily food operation
• To take full responsibility of the kitchen in the absence of the Executive Chef.
• To work with the Executive Chef on food production, promotion and quality improvement.
• To ensure the highest standards of hygiene, health and safety in all kitchens.
• To create high quality and creative food that inspires and delights the resort’s demanding guests.
• To provide hands on training to the frontline teams whenever necessary.
• To control the food stock and cost.
• To promote efficiency, confidence, courtesy and an extremely high standard of social skills.
• To generally promote and ensure good inter-departmental relations.
• To display a pleasant manner and positive attitude at all times and to promote a good company image to guests and colleagues.
• To demonstrate pride in the workplace and personal appearance at all times when representing the resort.

The successful candidate will be:

• Single as the location is not ideal for partners and families
• Must be of European origin
• Must have European quality restaurant kitchen experience (Michelin Star or at least 3 Rosettes standard)
• Have at least 2 year’s experience at a Sous or Junior Sous Chef level
• Be an excellent leader, able to carry out hands on training with exceptional passion and patience
• Be creative and able to make use of the fabulous local ingredients.
• Be flexible and ready to be involved in all aspects of the operation from cooking for private villa dinner parties to beach barbeques.

You can expect to receive:
• Salary - US$3,000 plus service charge which equates to approximately US$500 per month
• 34 Days annual leave (30 days plus 4 off days)
• Annual leave air tickets
• 8 Days Rest & Recreation (7 days plus 1 day off) - you have the ability to add more days to this should you wish to take longer.
• An allowance of US$500 is given towards R&R air tickets.
• 10 Public Holidays per year
• $50.00 Stores Allowance
• Single accommodation
• Medical Insurance except for Optical and Dental

To apply for this position, please send a Word version copy of your CV, including a head and shoulders photo and details of your current notice period to stephen@globalsearchint.com.

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