Dubai Holding Junior Sous Chef - Pastry - Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
About Jumeirah & the Hotel:
Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinguished impact on the global hospitality market for more than two decades with its Stay Different™ brand promise.
Its award winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, elevated signature dining destinations and surprising architecture and design at the heart of every guest experience.
Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 8,000 colleagues, representing over 106 nationalities.
As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scales up its operations to the next level of growth, it remains fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world class environments.
Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.
A sustainable hospitality leader in the capital, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort is a breadth of fresh air offering an eco-friendly stay amidst contemporary surroundings on the Abu Dhabi coastline. Surrounded by natural beauty and conceived to care for every aspect for guest wellbeing, the resort resembles a perennial summerhouse where visitors can experience Abu Dhabi Island life at its best. The luxury beachfront resort is home to seven world-class restaurants and bars, three swimming pools and the award-winning SPA featuring an extensive menu of specialized treatments and exclusive products from all around the world. In addition to this, guests can utilize wide range of leisure facilities including a mixed and ladies-only gym, a kids club and a tennis court. Boasting 400 meters of pristine private beach and sand dunes, the resort is anchored on one of the most desirable beach locations in the UAE and was conceived with the environment in mind having implemented eco-friendly strategies and initiatives since its launch in 2018.
About the Job:
An opportunity has arisen for a Junior Sous Chef to join our Pastry Kitchen in Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort. The main duties and responsibilities of this role:
Ability to handle multiple tasks as well busy banqueting, outside catering & volume production with an eye to detail and presentation
Stay up to date with latest culinary trends and create ideas into better and consistent implementations
Handling of the fully implemented HACCP guidelines as well as general health & safety in the workplace
Creating in conjunction with the Chef De Cuisine/Executive Sous Chef of menus, buffets and “specials” which meet the needs of the target market and are in line with the operating concept for the restaurant
To maintain good working relationships with colleagues and all other departments
Assumes responsibility for increasing departmental sales and profit
To minimize payroll costs by maximizing the productivity and efficient scheduling of employees.
Great people management required.
Strong leadership and organization skills with a “hands on approach”
Must be able to perform any other duties as may reasonably be requested by the management.
Any other duties as may reasonably be requested by the management.
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:
Must have held 3-4 years in pastry kitchen in similar role.
Must have a recognized culinary certificate.
Great people management skills required.
We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care package, flights home, accommodation, life insurance, functional incentives and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.