Franchise Hotel – Chef De Cuisine – Th8 Palm Hotel, Vignette Collection

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Job Description

This job posting is for a position at a Hotel owned and operated by an independent franchisee, not by IHG or its affiliates. IHG has no involvement in the hiring or day-to-day employment policies or practices of franchisees.

By clicking the apply button, you will be applying for a position with an independently owned and operated franchise hotel, not with IHG or its affiliates, and IHG will not be your employer.

About Us

Vignette Collection is a diverse group of luxury hotels with a fresh focus, offering guests a more authentic and thoughtful way to travel. 

We’ve created a collection brand that gives guests and colleagues an inspiring new choice. One that puts people at the heart of everything we do, to reframe luxury hospitality for the better. 
Our hotels are unique in their own right, with their own distinct outlook and story to tell.

Your day to day

·         Assists Executive Chef in the supervision of all Colleagues engaged in the kitchen.

·         Attends daily meetings with Executive Chef and all other Senior Chefs regarding the updates for the day and review the list of things to do for maximum 2 days thereafter.

·         Holds meeting with the Colleagues in each particular kitchen to discuss what has been carried out in the Chef’s meeting and some other issues.

·         Establishes culinary standards for the specialty of each kitchen which includes banqueting that caters to a number of guests.

·         Plans menus and compile recipes for food tasting to be approved by Executive Chef

·         Inspects 4 times daily all food stores and refrigerated areas and suggest, where necessary, correct storage methods to comply with Health and Safety regulations as discussed further in this book

·         Checks any spoilage and ensure regular turnover of food items and inform the Executive Chef.

·         Checks on a daily basis food preparation, individual costs, quality, quantity inventories and portion control.

·         During service periods, must personally run the hot plate and assist when needed and to ensure that the presentation as well as quality of the food is in accordance with the established standards.

·         Conducts training and thorough briefing on the correct usage of kitchen equipment and machinery and to check that this is carried out in the correct manner by all kitchen colleagues.

·         Creates internal operating process to ensure food is always consistent and making tools available to the line colleagues for implementing consistency within the system.

·         Should be updated with current market trends in food and beverage and have an approach to make great experiences for guest dinning.

·         Should be aware of the competition and industry knowledge of new techniques and other know how.

·         Liaisons with purchasing department to ensure all the items used in the kitchen are of best quality and always opt to bring new ingredients or better quality produce.

·         Should be aware of the pulse of his team members and ensure their growth and professional wellbeing.

·         Ensures the personal hygiene of colleagues is up to the standard.

·         Ensures that the daily logbook is utilized and complaints are immediately reported to the Executive Chef.

·         Ensures that all points mentioned in the log book have been carried out i.e mis en place and other instructions to complete the operation.

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

·         You will adhere to Hotel’s Hygiene and HACCP standards and ensure it’s Standard Operating Procedures and Requirements are fully met

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

What we need from you

  • Completed kitchen apprentice or chefs training courses for at least one year
  • Diploma in hotel management
  • At least total 8-10 years in a five star international chain hotel or restaurant
  • At least two years in an international five star hotel/restaurant in similar position or above.
United Arab Emirates, Dubai