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Jumeirah Group

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About JRG Dubai:
At Jumeirah Group, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. 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, South America, Africa and the Middle East.
Jumeirah Restaurant Group (JRG Dubai) is a global restaurant management company of Jumeirah Group based in Dubai that creates, operates and franchises a portfolio of over 30 restaurants and bars. JRG operates home-grown high-end, premium casual and casual dining venues and lounges, including Pierchic, Perry & Blackwelders Smokehouse, Pai Thai, 360° and The Noodle House.  At JRG, we are committed to recruiting the best talent in the business, in order to deliver restaurant and bar experiences that are high-energy, fun, cool and of the utmost quality.
About the Role:
An exciting role has arisen for a talented Junior Sous Chef to join the Al Nafoorah Restaurant culinary team.
Your key duties will include:
  • To assist the Chef de Cuisine in the daily preparation and service of food ensuring that the highest standards are maintained at all times. To ensure that the designated section, equipment and utensils are always kept clean and tidy to the standards required by the Restaurant.
  • To supervise the pass and check every dish sent from the kitchen before going to the guest to ensure standards are maintained in the absence of the Chef De Cuisine.
  • Manage the full kitchen in the absence of the Sous/Head chef ensuring all set standards and quality procedures are adhered to.
  • A Junior Sous chef must be able to motivate and inspire the kitchen team members around them. They must lead by example and in line with the business required standard.
  • Manage junior kitchen brigade and delegating tasks accordingly where needed.
  • Collating ingredient orders per section and managing stock levels. Monitors the recording of food wastage and action/guide section where needed.
  • Must have the ability to broaden their knowledge on ingredients and equipment. Show interest and arrange workshops with the support of senior chef. Share new learning’s with junior staff.
  • Manage staff training with the sous chef and maintain an active training plan/programme for each team member.
  • In the absence of the Sous Chef the Jnr Sous chef should ensure all equipment is working to the standard required by the business and if issues are found that they are reported and action by the company maintenance team/company.
  • Communicate with Chef de Cuisine or Outlet Manger to ensure pending works are action immediately.
  • Checks produce against orders for quantities and ensure that the quality adheres to the standards set by the business. Any product returned due to not being the correct standard needs to be re arranged and supplied.
  • Places orders for produce on the ordering system, prints off the LPO and manages the communication for GM approval.
  • A Junior Sous chef will take an active role in demonstrating new recipe ideas and be prepared to present dishes to a brief within business set timelines.
  • Monitor cleaning standards and action any areas of concern immediately in the absence of a senior.
  • In the absence of the Chef de Cuisine ensures all checklists and records are completed having checked the work of all responsible colleagues.
  • In the absence of a senior chef ensure the daily kitchen records and labelling standards are being maintained at all times.
  • Ensure stock rotation is handled correctly and FIFO is being practiced. Any area found not to be to company standard must be addressed immediately
  • Conduct and attend menu tastings.
  • Any other duties as may reasonable be requested by the management.
About You:
In order to be considered for this role you will show that you have a culinary qualification from a recognized institution, ideally a BSc in Culinary Arts and you must possess an internationally approved Food Safety Certificate.
You should be able to demonstrate at least 2 years experience within stand-alone F&B operations of in a Lebanese or Arabic restaurant with a proven track record in working on your way up to your current position. 
You must be able to interact with all level of colleagues, entry level to senior management, leads by example with strong influencing skills.
It is also essential that you have excellent technical and financial skills as well as a good command of the English language (verbal and written).  Fluency in second language other than English is desirable. You will also have an experience of working in a multicultural environment as well as being IT literate.
About the Benefits:
This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which include: live out allowance, uniform, laundry service for uniform and 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. 


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Job type
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
F&B kitchen, F&B other, Bakery/Pastry
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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