Chef De Partie (Cold Kitchen) – F&B Culinary – Jumeirah Al Naseem

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Job Description


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 megaresort 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 jewellery outlets.

About the Job:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Chef De Partie (Cold Kitchen) in Jumeirah Al Naseem. The main duties and responsibilities of this role are:

  • Prepare and cook high-quality food according to menu guidelines and recipes and as per 
    instructions received from the Sous Chef or Chef De Cuisine.
  • Ensure that all dishes reach the hot plate properly garnished, with the correct portion and size,
    presented on the correct serving dish in the prescribed manner with the highest quality standards maintained.
  • Ensure that all mise‐en‐place is always freshly prepared and on time.
  • Actively manages all aspects of the section and delegate tasks to the junior kitchen staff accordingly to ensure a smooth operation of the allocated kitchen section to the expected quality standards of the Chef de Cuisine.
  • Manages service during busy periods and, in the absence of senior chefs, manages the kitchen, ensuring all standards and quality procedures are adhered to.
  • Plans staff training with the Sous Chef and maintain an active training plan/program for each team member. Ensure that junior chefs and trainees receive the right training and optimum guidance.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals.
  • Ensure adherence to departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions enabling delivery of luxuriousservice to guests and in line with Jumeirah standard of excellence.

About You:

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

  • College Degree in Culinary Arts or similar from an accredited Culinary School.
  • At least 3 years of experience in progressively more complex and responsible roles ideally within the luxury hospitality industry.
  • Expert in food quality and presentation skills.
  • Expert culinary knowledge of both classical and international culinary trends.
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