Sous Chef - SOCIAL by Heinz Beck

United Arab Emirates - Dubai

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Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Job Type
Chefs, Sous Chef
Job Level

Job Description


A Sous Chef - SOCIAL by Heinz Beck with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is responsible for managing all aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while managing food provisions, assisting with guest queries, and controlling costs.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand?

In exceptional destinations around the globe, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts reflect the culture and history of their extraordinary locations, as well as fresh, modern expressions of Waldorf Astoria's rich legacy. Waldorf Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalized attention of true Waldorf service that creates a singular experience.

If you understand the value personalized attention and know how to treat even the most extraordinarily different experiences with the same rich level of customer service, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. Because it’s with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts where we promise our Guests a single rich, experience at every extraordinary place they visit.

What will I be doing?

As a Sous Chef - SOCIAL by Heinz Beck, you are responsible for managing all aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Sous Chef would also be required to manage food provisions, assist with guest queries, and control costs. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

Ensure that the uniform provided is kept clean, presentable and in good condition, ensuring personal appearance and hygiene standards are an example for the team 
Co-ordinate all team members, ensuring they perform well and cohesively 
Check and supervise all aspects of the kitchen 
To be part of the line staff/cooking whenever required

Work closely with the team and Chef de cuisine on all day to day matters 
Ensure that all information relating to bookings and movements is communicated appropriately and understood 
Ensure the co-ordination between kitchen and restaurant managers, resulting in a smooth running operation

Encourage everyone to aspire to the highest standards of food cooking and service 
Work at ensuring all components of the kitchen work as one team 
Participate in receiving and checking incoming goods 
Co-ordinate the availability of all raw food items 
Ensure that the appropriate methods are used in the handling of all food items in accordance with HACCP requirements

Periodic Duties 

Be flexible regarding shifts, i.e. covering absent staff, weekends, nights
Be available for external promotions, charity events or demonstrations

Attend meetings and team briefings, relaying relevant information to colleagues as directed by the Executive Chef 

Occasional Duties 

Liaise with the HR Training & Development Manager on departmental training needs and follow up of such for the assigned team members

What are we looking for?

A Sous Chef - SOCIAL by Heinz Beck serving Hilton Worldwide Brand hotels and vacations are is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

A driven, professional and confident Sous chef with a proven track record working within reputable/Michelin restaurants and/or hotels.

Someone who has hands on approach.

A Sous chef who can work well under pressure

A great leader/motivator for the junior members of the kitchen.

The ideal applicant will have held a similar position for at least 2 years

A well-organized chef who can work well in a creative and demanding environment

Previous experience cooking modern Italian/Mediterranean cuisine with Michelin standard is required.

What benefits will I receive?

Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement. As an employee you will become a member of The Hilton Club which provides reduced hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide. We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide.

Learn more now about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts --- offering the opportunity to visit extraordinary places with one singular experience.

Numerous landmark hotels around the world
More hotels in construction
Offering world-class spas
Gorgeous golfing destinations