Junior Sous Chef - Pastry

10 Jan 2017
07 Feb 2017
Job Level

Kandima Maldives is much more than just a holiday. This new game-changing destination offers a seriously stylish island setting with extraordinary restaurants and bars and plenty of on-site activities to choose from. Located in Dhaalu Atoll. There is a large natural lagoon and lush tropical island surroundings that will simply take your breath away. The island is just a 30-minute flight from Male’ International Airport to the domestic airport in Dhaalu Atoll followed by a 20-minute boat ride to the island.

Job Title

Junior Sous Chef   (Pastry)

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:     

  • To consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow colleagues
  • To ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte and\or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • To conduct daily shift briefings to kitchen colleagues in absence of the Sous Chef
  • To ensure all kitchen colleagues are aware of standards & expectations
  • To liaise with the Outlet Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • To maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage
  • To have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • To ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • To follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • To follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned

Professional Qualifications

  • High School Graduate and culinary school certificate.
  • Must be HACCP trained and certified.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset

Length and type of experience

  • At least 2-3 years of experience in the role.

Personal characteristics and competencies

  • Possess a positive attitude.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Creative and innovative person.
  • Teamwork and planning for Business.
  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team
  • Understanding Differences, Supervising operations and adaptability.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Customer focus and result oriented.
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Capable of adapting to different cultures and ways of life. 
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and computer literacy is a must.
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Contract Specifics

  • 2 year contract.
  • Excellent benefits package.
  • Applicants travelling on a single status should apply.

Other benefits and advantages

  • We provide healthy, high quality food in our staff restaurant, which is the largest in Maldives.
  • We provide great accommodation facilities and places for employees to rest and renew during the course of the working day and encourage them to take breaks.
  • We create the best possible work environment with great workplace including staff bar, staff pool, games rooms, internet connection, movie and book library, areas for employees to interact and socialise.
  • We encourage our employees to move physically and stay fit and therefore provide a well-equipped staff gym and staff sports complex / fields.
  • We provide all amenities, resources, knowledge and assistance that our employees need for their work (uniform, opportunities for extracurricular courses.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.