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Ajman Hotel

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Job description

SCOPE

Assist in the management of Kitchen Operations including menu planning and costing, organising special events, developing new dishes, maintaining food quality standards and comprehensive product knowledge.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assist with organizing special events and special food promotions.

• Maintain comprehensive product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets, and current trends and make recommendations for appropriate adjustments to kitchen operations accordingly.

• Maintain a hygienic kitchen and personal hygiene.

• Clean the kitchen and equipment.

• Work with Superior and Director of Human Resources to ensure the departmental performance of staff is productive and assist in planning for future staffing needs.

• Assist in training needs analysis of Kitchen staff and ensure training programs are designed and implemented to meet needs.

• Provide input for probation and formal performance appraisal discussions in line with company guidelines.

• Approve leave after considering hotel occupancy.

• Work with superior in the preparation and management of the department’s budget.

• Demonstrate Awareness of OH&S policies and procedures and ensure all procedures are conducted safely and within OH&S guidelines and ensure your direct reports do the same.

• Be aware of duty of care and adhere to occupational, health and safety legislation, policies and procedures.

• Be familiar with property safety, first aid and fire and emergency procedures and operate equipment safely and sensibly.

• Initiate action to correct a hazardous situation and notify supervisors of potential dangers.

• Log security incidents and accidents in accordance with hotel requirements.

Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel.

Requirements

EDUCATION:

Gastronomic education certificate or equivalent (apprenticeship/diploma/BA/Bsc)
Proven signs of career development
HACCP certification

EXPERIENCE: To fill the position, the following is required:

Minimum 5 years kitchen experience
Minimum 2 years management experience (e.g. Chef de Partie)
International experience is preferred
Banqueting experience is preferred

COMPETENCIES:
Knowledgeable of food safety regulations
Ability to work as a part of a team, thrive under pressure in challenging circumstances and come up with proactive, rational solutions
Excellent verbal communication skills
Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with hotel staff
and clients/vendors
Ability to identify and delegate tasks effectively
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Job type
Full-time
Location
Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Department
F&B kitchen
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration
More than 1 year
Pay range
Very Competitive
Accommodation
Own bedroom in a shared apartment with kitchen and lounge
Other benefits
Service charge, medical insurance, flight tickets yearly, food and transportation provided

Ajman Hotel

Ajman Hotel is only a 30-minute drive away from the buzz of downtown Dubai and 20-minutes from Dubai International Airport. Ajman is the smallest of the seven Emirates and a true yet undiscovered gem in the mystical UAE, with a lot of secrets left to be uncovered.
Complete with one of the most beautiful white-sand private beaches, a swimming pool with its neighboring kids pool, plenty of water sports options such as jet skiing, surfing and sailing, this resort is tailored to meet your every heart’s desire. Ajman Hotel is boasting with its 10 food and beverage outlets and endless leisure facilities, whilst all its 168 rooms and 14 suites are featuring modern Arabic décor and are overlooking the Arabian Gulf.
All the rooms located in the main building are offering spectacular views over the Arabian Gulf, lush palm gardens and white sandy beach from the private balcony, whilst Laguna poolside rooms are leading straight into the inviting pool. Giving guests a chance to enjoy European luxury and Arabian hospitality, guests can choose a Signature Deluxe room for a higher view over the shimmering Gulf. Our Laguna poolside rooms are excellent for families, catering to their every need.
The ultimate mark of distinction and sophistication is the 250 sq m Royal Suite, located on floor 8, offering a regal experience in opulent surroundings. The suite features five private balconies that offer picturesque views of the Arabian Gulf, along with a separate living room and dining area for up to six guests. The suite also includes a kitchenette, as well as private butler service.

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