Assistant Pastry Chef

United Arab Emirates - Dubai

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Fairmont The Palm.
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Job Type
Chefs, Pastry Chef
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Assistant Pastry Chef Primary Location :   United Arab Emirates-Dubai-Fairmont The Palm, Dubai Employee Status :   Regular        

Assistant Pastry Chef

Exceptional service and cuisine are hallmarks of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts dining experience. As Pastry Sous Chef, the creativity and culinary skills you bring to the Pastry team will create spectacular desserts that bring a delectable end to every memorable meal.

  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 Pastry 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 Pastry department, as well as coordinate the production as it relates to banquet and restaurant functions
  • Conduct daily shift briefings to Colleagues in absence of Executive Pastry Chef
  • Assist in the development of new dessert, pastry and bread products
  • Follow payroll costs and productivity within budgeted guidelines
  • Provide training for new Pastry 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
  • Previous leadership experience in a Pastry production required
  • Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline required
  • Working knowledge of sugar work/chocolate skills an asset
  • 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 http://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 :   Day Job Closing Date :   13.Nov.2016, 4:59:00 AM Job Number:   PMI01346