Pastry Chef

Location
Dammam
Posted
10 Nov 2016
Closes
06 Dec 2016
Ref
61980074en
Job Type
Chefs, Pastry Chef
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
Pastry Chef
Company

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in over 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Tribute Portfolio™, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, Element®, along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels™. The Company also boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®). Please visit www.starwoodhotels.com for more information.



Location

Damma KSA



Department

F&B



Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• To ensure that revised or new Starwood standards are upheld in product
• To ensure all Food & Beverage procedures are as per the current European Minimum Standards
• To ensure all Food & Beverage standards are as per the current European Minimum Standards
• To communicate and support the Food & Beverage development strategy of all products
• To support effectively and positively the operational changes, policies and procedures with direct reporting to the Executive Chef
• To effectively support the process of maintaining the products, progress with ideas and input
• Positively identify and acknowledge excellence in operations and maintain effective and appropriate liaisons with colleagues
• To identify to the Executive Chef the potential candidates for promotion within the Brigade
• To assist in the setting up and implementation of training records for the Demi and Commis Chefs
• To assist in the process of photographing and recipe building of all Banqueting starters and main courses
• To train and develop all the above disciplines to all junior members of staff
• To prepare and update a departmental training manual
• To ensure attendance of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel training sessions and any additional training opportunities that are available
• To conduct appraisals on all employees up to the position of Senior Chef de Partie every three and six months, as well as on a yearly basis

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS
• To support the Food & Beverage food cost target, with control of wastage and productivity to ensure maximum profit
• To be aware of all health and safety regulations, fire procedures and hygiene laws
• To ensure that each member of the team has the correct uniform available to them whilst working and that they are presentable and not in a poor state
• To project a pleasant positive and professional image to all contacts at all times
• Understand and support all Sheraton programs which are applicable to Food & Beverage
• Ensure that the Food & Beverage Data Collection is logged and sent for analysis on a monthly basis

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

• Knowledge of all Food & Beverage standards, quality presentation, service and products and local health and sanitation standards
• Demonstrates proper and safe usage of all kitchen equipment
• Knowledge of all standard procedures and policies pertaining to food preparation, receiving, storage and sanitation
• Ability to support the control of food cost
• Ability to clearly define productivity standards with quality requirements and methods required to obtain them
• Check that all food and beverage outlets’ orders are at the correct level and do not surpass the stocks which are required



Requirements

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Education
Culinary Degree / Vocation Training / Pastry Specialization

Experience
Four to Five years of experience in a similar role

Grooming
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards.