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Sous Chef

United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi-Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Competitive

Full job details

Recruiter
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.
Posted
03/02/2017
Ref
ADC01301
Location
United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi-Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Job Type
Chefs, Sous Chef
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
 

Job Description

 

Sous Chef
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.

Hotel Overview:

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, "gateway to the sea" boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With its strikingly contemporary architecture, this beachfront business hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 guestrooms and suites, including the ultimate exclusive lifestyle hotel experience with Fairmont Gold.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Executive Sous 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
  • 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:
  • Previous leadership experience in the culinary field required- European Cuisine in All Day Dining/ buffet Restaurant is required
  • Journeyman's papers or international equivalent required
  • Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
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:

Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Abu Dhabi. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr will cover visa costs and flights for selected candidates from place of origin.

Living and working in Abu Dhabi:

Abu Dhabi, the capital, is the largest of the 7 Emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates, one of the world fastest growing tourist destinations. When you choose to live and work in Abu Dhabi, you will find that we offer competitive salaries, service charge, quality medical benefits, meals and furnished accommodation. There are currently no income taxes in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi's heritage is rooted in Islamic traditions and living here will prove to be a unique life experience. For more information about living in Abu Dhabi, we suggest you visit the following websites:

www.visitabudhabi.ae

www.abudhabi.com

www.ask-ali.com

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!