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Chef de Partie - Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

  • Maldives, Asia
  • £0 - £0


Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is Hilton's luxury brand of iconic hotels committed to personal service and culinary excellence in landmark locations around the world. Each property delivers unforgettable experiences and offers a strong sense of arrival with impressive public spaces worthy of hosting history. Guests can expect True Waldorf Service from the moment they reserve their stay to the moment they leave the property doorstep.

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi made a wow debut in 2019 and is already recognized as one of the finest resort in the world. Sprawled across three islands, the resort is one of the most sizable in the Maldives. It boasts the country's largest spa, extensive recreation facilities and it's the Maldives resort with the most culinary choices (an impressive 11 specialty cuisine dining options). Besides its 118 luxurious villas, the resort is also home to an exclusive offering: a private island, the largest in the country which is to be rented out in its entirety.

Once you get a glimpse of this one of its kind resort, you know you arrived in sun-soaked paradise. Luxurious villas act as vast private indoor-outdoor playgrounds, each featuring its own private pool. Everywhere you look, from the standalone villa bathtub to the glass-bottomed floors in the spa's treatment pavilions, the azure water steals the show.

Are you ready to join our talented and dedicated team at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi and take your career to new heights?

What will I be doing?

A Chef de Partie prepares and cooks according to standard procedures, recipes, photographs and given instructions, assisting the Sous Chef in training team members. The role participates in product development and ensures the smooth operation of the kitchen. As Chef de Partie, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Prepare food for guests and team members efficiently, economically, and hygienically as per standard recipes and procedures.
  • Assist the Sous Chef in the day-to-day operation of the kitchen and to help maintain a high standard of food preparation and presentation.
  • Plan, prepare and implement high quality food and beverage products, and set-ups in all areas and in the restaurants.
  • Work seamlessly with recipes, standards and plating guides.
  • Maintain cleanliness and hygiene according to safe and sound procedures as well as established FSMS standards.
  • Maintain all HACCP aspects within the hotel operation.
  • Use all equipment, tools and machines appropriately.
  • Work for off-site events when tasked.
  • Complete tasks and jobs outside of the kitchen area when requested.
  • Assist in inventory taking.
  • Knowledgeable of hotel's occupancy, events, forecasts and achievements.
  • Prepare menus as requested.
  • Work closely with the Stewarding department to ensure high levels of cleanliness and low levels of lost and breakages.
  • Effectively respond to every guests' requests.
  • Learn and adapt to changes.
  • Maintain at all times a professional and positive attitude towards team members and supervisors.
  • Adhere to established hotel rules and team member handbook, ensuring all team members under your supervision do so as well for the department to operate smoothly.
  • Coordinate, organize and participate in all production pertaining to the kitchen.
  • Check and follow-up on the ingredients for the ala carte menus, daily menus, and seasonal specials, maintaining the standards of pre-set recipes, portion control and costing at all times.
  • Monitor food quality and quantity to ensure the most economical usage of ingredients.
  • Check that the quality of food prepared by team members meet the required standard and make the necessary adjustments.
  • Monitor overall food operation and ensure that food items are being prepared in a timely and correct manner.
  • Understand, practice and promote teamwork to achieve missions, goals, and overall departmental standards.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as assigned.

What are we looking for?

A Chef de Partie serving Hilton Brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
  • High school graduate.
  • At least 3 years of working experience in a 5-star category hotel or individual restaurant with high standards.
  • Minimum of 1 year as Demi Chef de Partie or equivalent position in an international brand hotel.
  • Technical education in hospitality or culinary school preferred.
  • Possess a valid health certificate.
  • Knowledgeable of Asian cuisine to carry out the duties and responsibilities for the position in an efficient and productive manner.
  • Familiar with a variety of cooked food processing, storing and receiving standards.
  • Able to work with and consume all products and ingredients.
  • Able to set priorities and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Work well in stressful situations, remain calm under pressure and able to solve problems.
  • Able to work in a moist, hot and sometimes loud environment.
  • Possess good leadership and training skills.
  • Knowledgeable in HACCP.
  • Working experience in similar capacity with international chain hotels is preferred.
  • Good command in verbal and written English to meet business needs, preferred.

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travellers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

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