Sous Chefs

Location
Caribbean
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
26 Dec 2016
Ref
SHP01479
Job Type
Chefs, Sous Chef
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
Sous Chefs Primary Location :   Bermuda-Southampton-The Fairmont Southampton Employee Status :   Regular    

 

 

 

Sous Chefs
A special occasion calls for great food!  As a Sous Chef with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts you will lead a team of culinary professionals in creating spectacular dishes that will create memorable dining experiences for our Guests. Your experience in managing various aspects of a kitchen will be reflective in positive Guest satisfaction and Colleague engagement results.This candidate would be responsible for overseeing all operational aspects of a fine dining steak restaurant and outdoor lounge.

 

Hotel Overview: 

Reigning from Bermuda's highest point, over a majestic 100 acre estate, The Fairmont Southampton is located on the southern shore of Bermuda. The Fairmont Southampton has been the island's premier luxury resort since its opening in 1972 and is regarded as a leader in the hospitality industry on the island.    

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
  • Oversees all operational aspects of a fine dining steak house and outdoor lounge.
  • Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte andor buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Conduct daily shift briefings to kitchen colleagues
  • Ensure all kitchen colleagues are aware of standards & expectations
  • Liaise daily with Outlet Managers to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • Maintain and enhance the food products through creative menu development and presentation
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Actively interact with guests at tables
  • 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
     

Qualifications:

  • An accredited Culinary Diploma and/or Certification required, 6 years relevant experience working in all areas of a luxury hotel kitchen; including 2 years as a Sous Chef or Chef de Cuisine and 3 years in banquets at a large luxury hotel, experience in western cuisine is essential (preferably North American) with strong Garde Manger experience, broad Mediterranean cuisine experience an asset, financial management skills and able to provide effective training, excellent communication, team, creative, time management, multi-tasking and interpersonal skills, effective organization, prioritization, management and problem solving skills. . Proficient with MS Office an asset

 

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift

 

Visa Requirements: Non-Bermudian candidates will need to qualify for a Bermuda Department of Immigration work permit applied for by the Fairmont Southampton Hotel.

 
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 :   Rotating / Shift Work Closing Date :   08.Dec.2016, 3:59:00 AM Job Number:   SHP01479