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About Jumeirah and Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island:

 

At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and provide equal opportunities, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East. 
We want you to do well from the beginning, so we’ll give you every chance to impress during the recruitment process. We promise our colleagues a warm welcome and will help you feel part of our Jumeirah family from day one. You can rely on us to support you as you settle into your journey with us and make Jumeirah ‘Your Place to Shine’.  
 
A landmark property for the Emirate scheduled to open Q3 of 2018, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island offers 293 rooms and suites facing the sea, showcasing views from either a private balcony or garden access room, with an extended patio and outdoor space. This luxury beach front hotel embodies the beauty of the ocean - the stylish contemporary architecture is decorated with marine themed touches that bring the outside world to life. Home to eight restaurants and bars, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island has plenty of dining options including an all-day dining venue, two signature restaurants, a lobby lounge and bar, a pool and beach bar and a sports lounge. Guests can also explore the 400 metre public beach and three swimming pools. Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island was developed under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammed Al Nahyan’s Projects Department.
 
About the Role:
 
An opportunity has arisen for a Head Baker to join our Culinary department in Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island. The main duties and responsibilities of this role are:
 
  • Assist the Pastry Chef in the supervision of all colleagues engaged in the Bakery kitchen.
  • Assist the Pastry Chef in establish culinary standards specific to banquets which meet the needs of the target market.
  • Check on a daily basis food preparation, individual costs, quality, quantity inventories and portion control.
  • During service periods, to 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.
  • Report any problems regarding failure of machinery and small equipment to the Executive Chef / Pastry Chef and to follow up and ensure the necessary work has been carried out.
  • Instruct 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 as set out by the Health & Safety regulations and correct the usage if necessary.
  • Ensure that the standards set by the Company’s Policy and Procedures regarding personal hygiene are maintained by all Kitchen colleagues.
  • Ensure that the daily logbook is utilised, and complaints are immediately reported to the Executive Chef / Pastry Chef.
  • Complete material checklist e.g. mise-en-place within own department for all sections.
  • Check daily each section in own department to ensure work has been carried out in the proper manner.

About you:

 

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

  • Culinary Certificate or Equivalent
  • Certificate in Basic Workplace Hygiene
  • Knowledge of HACCP as well as general health & safety in the workplace
  • 2-3 years in a similar position
  • Able to control cost & wastage
  • Good Communication skills

About the Benefits:

 

This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which include: your own single room accommodation/live out allowance, free transport to and from your place of work if company accommodation provided, uniform, laundry services, meals during working hours, annual flight allowance, medical coverage, life and accident insurance, retail and leisure discounts, 50% discount off Jumeirah F&B Outlets and reduced hotel rates.

Requirements

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Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department
Bakery/Pastry
Languages
English
Starting in
As soon as possible

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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