Kitchen Artist

Saudi Arabia - Mecca
05 Jan 2017
02 Feb 2017
Job Type
Chefs, Chef de Partie
Job Level
Kitchen Artist Primary Location :   Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-Makkah-Swissôtel Al Maqam Employee Status :   Regular     “A passion for perfection”   Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is a distinctive group of deluxe hotels where we put the emphasis on our people. We strive to provide a motivating and rewarding environment that attracts inspired and talented people who are willing to bring news ideas, use and develop their knowledge to reinvent their career path. Swissôtel Al Maqam is Swissôtel’s Second hotel to open in Saudi Arabia. The hotel offers 1624 elegant rooms and suites with modern design, complementing the values of today’s Arab culture. As part of the prestigious Abraj Al Bait complex, the deluxe Swissôtel Al Maqam is a contemporary five-star hotel located in close proximity to the holy Masjid Al Haraam, overlooking the Ka’aba and the Grand Mosque. Swissôtel Al Maqam is part of a new urban development, including two restaurants, one executive lounge, two meeting rooms and a business centre. It has private entrances that make it easier for our valuable gusts to reach Al Masjid Al Haram. We invite you to be part of the dynamic team as: Kitchen Artist For F&B Kitchen.     Kitchen Artist’s Duties: Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service •Creation of all Festive & Themed Buffet Props Ice Carvings & Set - up •Assist Garde Kitchen Artist & Garde Mange upon completion of Chef Carver duties or when assigned by Sous Chefs •Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings •Ensure store room requisitions are accurate •Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions •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 • Follow departmental policies, procedures and service standards • Follow all safety policies • Other duties as assigned   OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY: To follow the Hotel set Safety standards, and adhere to all rules and regulations as set out by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and to take reasonable care at work so as not to put self or others at unnecessary risk.   Qualifications:   We are looking for a well-organized and creative candidate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, who is able to display a “passion for perfection” and work in a dynamic environment. In addition, the candidate should possess:      Diploma or Certificate from a recognized culinary school an asset, 5 years related culinary experience to include ice carving, butter sculptures and styro foam carving, superior creative skills, excellent team, organization, communication skills. Basic computer skills with a working knowledge of MS Office an asset         Physical Aspects of Position:    Physical aspects of the position include but are not limited to the following:   •Frequent standing, walking and sitting throughout shift •Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting •Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps    Visa Requirements: The Hotel currently is unable to apply for work visa for this position.  The position is open to only Saudis or candidates having transferrable iqama.  Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts offers broad career development possibilities within a growing international group and competitive conditions of employment.   If you feel you are ready for your next professional challenge, send us your application today   Swissôtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer     Job Level :   Colleague Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Rotating / Shift Work Closing Date :   09.Jan.2017, 4:59:00 AM Job Number:   SMH00162