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Kempinski Residences & Suites Doha

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Sous Chef
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.

Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha 
Rising 62 storeys above the Arabian Gulf, the Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha raises every benchmark set for luxury residences in Qatar. The panoramic views are accented by floor to ceiling windows in all 370 lavishly appointed residences and suites, while handpicked furnishings and fine décor further add to the allure of Kempinski

Key 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 People Services 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.


Desired Skills & Qualifications:

* Gastronomic education certificate or equivalent (apprenticeship/diploma/BA/Bsc) Must show signs of career development HACCP certification
* Minimum 5 years kitchen experience
* Minimum 2 years management experience (e.g. Chef de Partie)
* International experience is preferred
* Banqueting experience is preferred
* 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
* Applying a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times
* Working in a safe, prudent and organized manner
* Ability to operate computer and office equipment
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office

About Kempinski

Hoteliers since 1897, we have travelled the world in search of the most fascinating destinations without ever forgetting the finest traditions of our European heritage. We are dedicated to please, educated to entertain, and we never compromise on the European elegance of service. We pride ourselves on delivering a beautiful performance for each and every one of our guests. And for our employees, we provide a stage on which they can flourish and realise their full potential.
Job type
Fulltime job
Doha, Qatar
F&B kitchen
Starting in
As soon as possible
Latest start date
April 2018

Kempinski Hotel & Residences Doha

Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl - Doha will present 281 rooms, including 69 suites, 2 Presidential suites and 2 Royal suites. The hotel will feature a private beach and outdoor swimming pools, water sports facilities, yachts jetty, tennis courts and plush gardens and patios. The dining & entertainment options include 6 restaurants, a lounge café, a classy bar, a roof-top nightclub with large open-air terraces, as well as a pool restaurant and a healthy spa café. The 3000 sqm spa will feature more than 20 treatment rooms, a health club, indoor pool, exclusive female areas, beauty salons, sauna and steam rooms.

The new waterfront destination will feature superior meeting facilities including a 1100 sqm Grand Ballroom and 7 meeting rooms with separate entrance. The facilities also include a private suite, attached to the ballroom, ideal for VIP delegations or weddings.

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