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Dubai Holding Junior Sous Chef - Shimmers - Jumeirah Mina A 'Salam in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About Jumeirah & the Hotel

For more than two decades, Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinct mark on the global hospitality with its unwavering Stay Different™ brand promise. Its award-winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, signature dining experiences and artful surroundings 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 9,000 colleagues, representing over 120 nationalities. As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scale up its operations to the next level of growth, we remain 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.

Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Group’s mega-resort is home to four ultra-luxurious hotels – Jumeirah Al Naseem, Jumeirah Al Qasr, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam and Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf – all nestled within 3km of picturesque waterways connected by traditional abras. The mega resort boasts 2km of pristine beach, the award-winning Talise Spa and state-of-the-art fitness and leisure facilities, as well as exclusive accommodations ranging from penthouses and suites to private summerhouse experiences with unrivalled benefits including a leading conference and banqueting centre. Madinat Jumeirah is also home to over 50 world-class restaurants and bars, as well as a traditional souk featuring Arabian shopping stands, barrows and stalls with a blend of boutique brands, souvenir gift shops, and luxury fashion and jewelry outlets.

About the Job

An opportunity has arisen for a Junior Sous Chef to join the team of Shimmers Restaurant at Jumeirah Mina A 'Salam. The main duties and responsibilities of this role are:

• Assists Chef de Cuisine/Executive Chef in the supervision of all colleagues engaged in the kitchen.

• Attends daily meetings with Executive Chef regarding menus.

• Assists Chef de Cuisine/Sous Chef in planning menus and recipes and test samples in conjunction with the Executive Chef/Executive Sous Chef.

• Writes specific and accurate product specifications and standard recipes for use in the computer and by the material manager.

• In conjunction with the chef de cuisine/Sous Chef, establishes job methods and supervise on a regular basis and correct if necessary, cooking standards to maintain a high quality of food and service on quality basis.

• Plans rosters on a 1 weekly basis and to review daily with the Chef de cuisine/Sous chef overtime, rosters and holiday requirements and absenteeism.

• Liaises with the Steward in charge to ensure high standards of cleanliness are maintained in all areas of kitchen.

• Maintains record and follow up documentation, checklists for control purposes.

• You will adhere to Hotel’s Hygiene and HACCP standards and ensure its Standard Operating Procedures and Requirements are fully met.

• Ensures all the Dubai municipality and HACCP regulations are followed, and documentation is up to date as per requirement, readiness for all hygiene audits at any given point of time.

About You

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

• At least 1 year in a five-star international hotel or restaurant in similar position or above

• At least 1 year as a Chef de Partie

About the Benefits

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, life insurance, 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.

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