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Jumeirah Group


Job description

Chef De Cuisine (Specialized in Western Cuisine)


Are you a diversified professional looking for a role within an ambitious Hospitality business? Are you confident, able to influence, challenge and to build relationships at all levels? 


Jumeirah Vittaveli Maldives is recruiting for a Chef De Cuisine to join our exceptional Food & Beverage team based in the Maldives. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for someone with proven hospitality experience who is personable and capable to quickly establish their credibility.


At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environment. We value diversity and equal opportunity, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa the Middle East.

Jumeirah Vittaveli is a mere 20-minute boat ride from Malé International Airport, nestled in a spot of astounding beauty. The resort comprises 90 villas and suites, each offering exquisite views of the Indian Ocean. With four restaurants, a Talise Spa, and dedicated kids and separate teenagers clubs, the resort is ideal for couples, families or groups, bringing personalized excitement to any holiday.

Informal yet elegant, with the perfect touch to fulfill every need, Jumeirah Vittaveli is a magical island escape that indulges and delights. Whether you dream of romantic togetherness or long to revel in playful leisure, an abundance of unparalleled choice, comfort and pleasure sets the stage for the freedom that Jumeirah Vittaveli unveils.

If you are excited by a challenge, have a can-do attitude and a passion for creating unique and memorable experiences; join us as we build a very special team in a region of outstanding natural beauty, rich heritage and unique culture.


 About the Role


  • Oversee the operations in the kitchens

  •  Organize special events and food promotions

  • Organize special events and food promotions

  • Plan and cost menus

  • Develop and write standard recipes

  • Develop new dishes and products

  • Take steps to ensure that outstanding culinary technical skills are maintained

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

  • Maintain a hygienic kitchen

  • Clean the kitchen and equipment

  • Maintain personal hygiene

  • Assist with the Planning and Implementation of Sales & Marketing Strategies.

  • Consider Economic/ Political/ Social Issues Relevant to the Department

  • Consider Tourism Issues Relevant to the Department

  • Monitor the implementation of quality management systems

  • Assist with the management of department finances

  • Prepare and monitor accounts of the outlet

  • Prepare and manage outlet budgets

  • Monitor, analyse and report variations from the budget

  • Prepare  outlet performance reports

  • Perform and interpret ratio analysis

  • Develop systems that measure the cost effectiveness of the department

  • Develop procedures that track, report on, and control the running costs of the department

  • Manage Purchasing & Stock Control

  • Manage the Delivery of high quality service to guests

  • Manage the development and implementation and guest service strategies

  • Continually develop sales and promotional strategies for the Resort’s products and services

  • Deliver high quality service to guests

  • Ensure guest needs and reasonable requests are met

  • Seek opportunities to continually improve guest service

  • Abide by the LQA standard

  • Establish and maintain effective guest relations

  • Demonstrate effective and appropriate interaction with guests with whilst maintaining a professional approach and image

  • Communicate with guests in a manner which promotes goodwill, trust and satisfaction

  • Take appropriate action to resolve guest complaints

  • Sell the resort and Jumeirah products and services using-selling and suggestive selling techniques

  • Promote the resort and Jumeirah products and services

  • Maintain a high level of product and service knowledge in order to explain and sell services and facilities to guests

  • Manage Work Operations

  • Provide ongoing advice and support to under your supervision

  • Supervise staff performance

  • Implement appropriate management practices that provide staff motivation and communication

  • Maintain a Safe and Secure Working Environment









Qualifications and experience

  • High school graduate/ Hotel management

  • Completed Technical education in Hospitality or Culinary school

  • At least has 7 years kitchen experience in 5 Star Resort/ Hotel at supervisory/ Sous chef level

  • Must have a good knowledge and understanding of cuisines

  • Must be “hands on” and able to practice and demonstrate excellent technical kitchen skills.

  • Must have the ability and motivation to create new dishes and establish effective standards for all food production and presentation

  • Good command of English and a good communicator


See description


Job type
F&B kitchen, Bakery/Pastry
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract

Jumeirah Group

JUMEIRAH™ Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards.

The company was founded in 1997 and currently operates 20 hotels in 7 countries. Jumeirah’s promise of STAY DIFFERENT™ delivers imaginative and exhilarating experiences in culturally connected environments offering a thoughtful and generous service.

In line with this promise, the individuality of the Jumeirah portfolio is unmistakable, encompassing Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; the world renowned Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the world’s most luxurious hotel and recognised as the symbol of Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London.

Jumeirah Group also manages two five-star luxury serviced residences: Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre in Dubai and Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living in London; Talise, our spa brand; Jumeirah Restaurants, our restaurant division; the thrilling Wild Wadi Waterpark; and the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management.

Whenever you stay with us or use any of our services, our aim is for you to come away with a sense of the Jumeirah spirit - a genuinely caring and personal service. In our own words, to STAY DIFFERENT™.

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