Sous Chef- Garde Manger

Location
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Posted
19 Sep 2016
Closes
26 Sep 2016
Ref
PMI01303
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
Sous Chef- Garde Manger Primary Location :   United Arab Emirates-Dubai-Fairmont The Palm, Dubai Employee Status :   Regular    

 Sous Chef-  Garde Manger

Engaging service, delicious cuisine and distinctive surroundings make every special event at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts a truly memorable affair. Showcase your culinary skills and passion for quality as Banquet Sous Chef, where you will delight guests of our group functions with the exceptional fare you create.   Hotel Overview: Fairmont The Palm is a luxury, world-class resort located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai.  The hotel features 381 guest rooms and suites with dedicated Fairmont Gold rooms and lounge.  A total of six food and beverage outlets on property plus 24-hour in-room dining—offer a mix of culinary and entertainment options that mirror Dubai’s cosmopolitan air including a Mediterranean and a Brazilian churrasco experience. Fairmont The Palm also features an expansive pool and beach area with a health club, Willow Stream Spa and the Fairmont Falcons Juniors’ Club.

  Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Lead and supervise the qualityquantity of the food offered, as well as coordinate the production as it relates to all banquets
  • Review all banquet event orders to ensure all menu items and set-ups are prepared
  • Conduct daily shift briefings to Colleagues 
  • Assist in the development of new banquet offerings and displays
  • Follow payroll costs and productivity within budgeted guidelines
  • Provide training for new Colleagues
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned
  Qualifications:
  • Previous leadership experience in the culinary field required
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required
  • Diploma Certification in a culinary discipline preferred
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times 
Visa Requirements:   Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Dubai. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation     APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!   ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!                                                                               Job Level :   Management / Supervisory Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Rotating / Shift Work Closing Date :   09.Oct.2016, 4:59:00 AM Job Number:   PMI01303