Executive Chef - InterContinental Doha The City


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InterContinental Hotels & Resorts - Middle East & Africa
Job Type
Chefs, Executive Chef
Job Level
 Do you see yourself as an Executive Chef?
What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
  Within the midst of this incredible and fast emerging destination, towering 225 metres high in the exclusive area of West Bay stands a new dimension in luxury, InterContinental Doha The City; an icon of modern architecture had opened the doors for the guests on 19 February 2012 and had set the standard in modern upscale accommodation for business and leisure travellers. (176 residence, 360 rooms, 7 F&B outlets, one Events Centre)

At the moment, we are looking for an Executive Chef to join our enthusiastic, warm and friendly Culinary team at InterContinental Doha The City


As the Executive Chef, you will be responsible for the smooth running of the kitchen and will manage areas of profit, stock, wastage control, hygiene practices and training within the kitchen.  This role involves menu development and maintaining updated and accurate costing of all dishes prepared and sold in the Food and Beverage operation.  You will develop standard recipes and new dishes.  You will maintain comprehensive product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets and current trends and make appropriate adjustments to kitchen operations accordingly.  You will support in anticipating / analyzing market changes, review operations when necessary and conduct competitor analysis.  You will regularly control and analyse sales, costs, issuance of food, quality and presentation of food products, condition and cleanliness of facilities and equipment, guest satisfaction and marketing.  


You will actively guide and direct the kitchen brigade to ensure consistency of brand standards and a high level of performance and presentation.  Also as the Executive Chef, you will be responsible for managing and motivating your team.  You will be required to ensure that all colleagues within your department are adequately trained and developed in line with company policy.  You will also be responsible for the recruitment and selection of your team and for managing any colleague relations issues with the support of the Human Resources Department.  You will actively guide and direct the whole team to ensure consistency of brand standards and a high level of performance and service delivery.


Preferred candidate should be a college / university degree graduate with a minimum of two years experiences in a similar capacity / function in an international five star hotel with preferable previous experiences in the Middle East; with strong background in HACCP procedures and application.  Importantly, we are looking for a culinary expert with pride, passion and energy that can support in leading and developing a great team and drive excellent food quality. Having an eye for detail and creativity to look at things differently will be a key to developing the Food and Beverage Experience. An outgoing personality is also important whilst representing the IHG brand.


Ultimately, you will be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication in English.   You will be a self-starter, hands-on leader and you will be able to demonstrate understanding of the business and link the business environment to IHG commitments; have a high level of drive for results and ability to lead and motivate team members to achieve the results; will be adaptable and flexible with the ability to build relationships in a multi-cultural environment and gain trust and support of team members and senior managers.  You will have exceptional planning, organizing and delegating skills with attention to detail.  You will have the ability to exhibit strong decision making skills to deliver brand service standards resulting in highest guest satisfaction.  You will possess a high level of integrity to lead by example and gain respect of peers and colleagues. 


In return, we'll give you a competitive
benefits package including salary, insurance and the opportunity to progress
your career with IHG.  You'll have the chance to work with a
great team of people.  Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be


So what's your passion? Please apply on-line
and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.


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