Executive Sous Chef

Location
Maldives (MV)
Posted
28 Aug 2016
Closes
25 Sep 2016
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Executive Sous Chef
Job Type
Chefs
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management

Kandima Maldives is much more than just a holiday. This new game-changing destination offers a seriously stylish island setting with extraordinary restaurants and bars and plenty of on-site activities to choose from. Located in Dhaalu Atoll. There is a large natural lagoon and lush tropical island surroundings that will simply take your breath away. The island is just a 30-minute flight from Male’ International Airport to the domestic airport in Dhaalu Atoll followed by a 20-minute boat ride to the island.

Job Title

Executive Sous Chef

Professional Qualifications

Higher National Diploma/Degree in Hotel Management with a specialization in Food and Beverage from a reputable institution or equivalent.

Length and type of experience

  • Minimum 4 years resort/hotel experience.

 Job Description

  • Ensuring day to day productivity of all kitchen employees and the full completion of rostered shifts.
  • Planning, allocating, and evaluating work carried out by teams, individuals and self.
  • Identifying training needs and direct responsibility for the development and training of the kitchen brigade, and attending training programs for own professional development as requested.
  • Planning, implementing, monitoring and improving safe and hygienic operations for Resort guests and employees at all times.
  • Investigating all kitchen accidents and implementing corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence, following consultation with employees and a Human Resources representative
  • Ensuring correct food storage practices are being adhered to in order to prevent unnecessary spoilage and cross contamination.
  • Controlling and analysing quality level of production and presentation of all food items.
  • Planning and creating innovative menus utilising fresh tropical produce to provide guests with an unsurpassable dining experience.
  • End of month stock takes, keeping tight control of stock and records.
  • To manage staff development ensuring that staff motivation is of a high level.
  • Active hands on cooking/preparation chef.
  • Portion, labour cost, food cost and quality control.

Personal characteristics and competencies

  • High degree of focus on Standards & Quality.
  • Operationally driven.
  • Complete Team player with proven leadership capabilities.
  • Self-starter. Plenty of drive and enthusiasm.
  • Creative person, always ready to challenge the status quo.
  • Excellent organisation, communication, coordination and presentation skills
  • Capable of adapting to different cultures and ways of life.
  • Sound financial awareness.

Contract Specifics

  • Immediate availability for a 2 years contract.
  • Package includes attractive expatriate salary in USD, accommodation, meals, laundry, health insurance, home leave flight and 30 days annual leave per annum.
  • Applicants travelling on a single status should apply.

Other benefits and advantages

  • We provide healthy, high quality food in our staff restaurant and sell healthy F&B items at the staff shop.
  • We provide great accommodation facilities and places for employees to rest and renew during the course of the working day and encourage them to take breaks.
  • We create the best possible work environment with great workplace amenities – inviting cafeterias-staff restaurant, games rooms, internet connection, movie and book library, areas for employees to interact and socialise.
  • We encourage our employees to move physically and stay fit and therefore provide a well-equipped gym and other sports facilities.
  • We provide all amenities, resources, knowledge and assistance that our employees need for their work (uniform, work equipment, training, coaching, etc).

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