Head Chef - Burj Al Arab
Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts
2nd Floor, Success House 2 Melle Street Braamfontein Gauteng
4d ago
source : Edarabia.com

Job Summary

It is the responsibility of the Head Chef to ensure that the kitchen runs smoothly, efficiently and cost effectively. The Head Chef requires good leadership qualities, organizational and has administrative talent which they will be held fully responsible for their outlet operation.

To produce food that is of high quality and standard. Also the Head Chef will be held accountable for his food cost.

  • To ensure that the kitchen operation runs smoothly and effectively.
  • To assist the Executive Chef & Executive Sous Chef in minimizing payroll costs by maximizing the productivity and efficient scheduling of employees.
  • To ensure that all reports, schedules, standard recipes, menus, food presentation photographs and correspondence are completed in liaison with the Executive Chef in an accurate and punctual manner.
  • To develop menus and specials which meet the needs of the target market and are in line with the operating concept for the restaurant.
  • To develop menus and set standard recipes (as per SOPs) which allow the restaurants to run at an acceptable food cost, thereby satisfying guest needs and expectations.
  • To have a complete understanding of, and adhere to the company’s policy relating to fire, hygiene and safety.
  • To ensure that operating and kitchen equipment is maintained to a good standard with minimum breakage.
  • Check incoming produce, ensuring that all food merchandise is in accordance with order sheets, receiving records and purchasing specifications.
  • To maximize colleague productivity and morale and consistently maintain discipline following hotel guidelines and local legislation.
  • To liaise with the Stewarding Manager in order to ensure high standards of cleanliness are maintained in all areas of the kitchen, such as machinery, small Kitchen equipment, floors and fridges.
  • Another important role for the Head Chef is to ensure that colleagues follow strict hygiene rules and maintain what we have already achieved with HACCP throughout the hotel.
  • Responsible for the audit requirements for HACCP and Dubai Municipality as needed.
  • Assists in the building of an efficient team of colleagues by taking an active interest in their welfare, safety, training and development.
  • Interacts with management of other departments within areas of responsibility and develops solid working relationships with them.
  • Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills :

  • 1-2 years as similar position in five star hotel
  • Experience in fine dining and modern Asian Cuisine
  • Experience with high volume production
  • Working with multi-cultural teams
  • Good comprehension of the English Language
  • Good computer skills
  • Able to communicate effectively with large teams
  • About the Benefits

    This position offers a highly competitive salary package which includes : housing allowance, transport to and from your place of work, uniform, laundry services, meals during working hours, You will be entitled to one return ticket to your home destination, per anniversary year, medical coverage as well as accident insurance, retail and leisure discounts, 50% discount off Jumeirah F&B Outlets and reduced hotel rates.

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