Chef De Cuisine

United Arab Emirates - Fujairah
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Job Type
Chefs, Chef de Partie
Job Level
Chef De Cuisine Primary Location :   United Arab Emirates-Fujairah-Fairmont Fujairah Beach and Resort Employee Status :   Regular       Chef de Cuisine Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As Chef de Cuisine, you will manage this dynamic department with flair, engaging your team and inspiring a complement of truly spectacular menu offerings.   Hotel Overview:     Located on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates with sweeping views of the Gulf known for its natural beauty set against the backdrop of the historic Hajar Mountains.  The hotel consists of 180 rooms and residences, along with a marina and beach club.   Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Executive 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
  • Conduct daily shift briefings to Kitchen Colleagues
  • Manage inventories, pricing, cost controls, requisitioning and the issuing of supplies and equipment for food production
  • Cost menus accurately
  • Ensure all Kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
  • Liaise daily with the Outlet Manager to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • Maintain and enhance the food products through creative menu development and presentation
  • Maintain cleanliness and proper rotation of product in chillers
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
  • 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
  • Previous leadership experience in the Culinary field required
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent preferred
  • DiplomaCertification 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 the United Arab Emirates. 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 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 Travel :   No Closing Date :   27.Nov.2016, 5:59:00 AM Job Number:   FMA00051