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Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa


Job description

• Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
• Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.
• Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage standards.
• Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavour.
• Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
• Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
• Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
• To ensure that the kitchen runs at an acceptable food cost.
• To ensure that ambassador productivity is maximized and payroll costs minimized.
• To work with the Chef de Cuisine in setting each outlet menu and recipes for each meal period in order to ensure accuracy.
• To ensure that all outlet kitchens adhere to Company and Hotel Policies and Procedures and all Standards.
• To prepare and update the relevant section of the Departmental Operations Manuals.
• To work with Chefs de Partie to take corrective action where appropriate.
• To co-ordinate with the Stewarding in regards to the requirements for the Kitchens.
• Must be an example of the Sofitel Values, Brand Standards, and a champion of appearance and hygiene guidelines.
• Implements guidelines, policies and procedures for those operating departments according to Sofitel Guidelines & Standards.
• Must apply the Sofitel Food & Beverage rituals.
• To keep the Chefs de Partie up to date with seasonally available meats, fish and produce on the local market.
• To assist in the development of product specifications for all menus.
• To encourage Chefs de Partie to be innovative and creative.
• To ensure that product consistency in quality, appearance and taste.
• To assist Outlet Managers in maintaining a high quality operation in service and cleanliness.
• To assist the Purchasing Manager in the cost-effective selection of raw products.
• To liaise closely with the Purchase Manager in the event of price fluctuation of fresh products.
• To continuously test, along with the Chefs de partie, new products on the market.
• To ensure the accurate maintenance of food recipe data.
• To ensure that Chefs de Partie are fully aware of market trends and that product meet their requirements.
• To assist in performance appraisals when necessary.
• To identify training needs and plan training programs for the ambassadors.
• To conduct training for ambassadors in accordance to the Annual Training Plan in order that ambassadors have the necessary skills to perform their duties.
• To liaise and inform Food and Beverage Department and Human Resources Department of all training sessions.
• To develop departmental trainers and assign training responsibilities.
• To train and develop each Chef de Partie so that they are able to operate independently and creatively within their own profit centers.
• To supervise the ambassadors within the department, ensuring that the correct standards and methods of service are maintained as stated in the Departmental Operations Manual.
• Comply with the hotel policies and procedures as well as federal legislation.
• To establish a rapport with guests maintaining good customer relationship.
• To maintain a good rapport and working relationship with ambassadors in outlet of all other departments.
• To prepare and participate in the Monthly Objective Review.
• To respond to the changes in the restaurant function as dictated by the hotel.
• To assist in the implementation of the various food safety and hygiene standards including HACCP and other Municipality regulations.
• To work closely with the Hygiene Officer in implementing all hygiene and safety procedures.
• To be entirely flexible and adapt to rotate within the different outlets of the Kitchen Department.
• To carry out any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Chef de Cuisine.


Experience of a similar role for a minimum of 2 years
Good communicator and demonstrates a passion for a career in this field
Job type
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
F&B kitchen
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
Pay range
Comfortable Package
Single Studio
Other benefits
3 Meals a day / Medical Insurance / Yearly Airline Ticket

Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

A thrilling and sunny Polynesian island theme, with vertical gardens, fresh flowers and artworks bringing elegance to luminous interiors. Personal service makes every guest and visitor feel special.

All 361 exceedingly comfortable rooms have balconies; suites boast 24-hour butlers and a private lounge. Indulge in a Beach Villa with a roof terrace and pool, or hotel apartments for longer stays in Dubai.

Dine in a different part of the world every night with eight restaurants and seven bars and lounges. Dance in Dubai's newest nightclub or sip a sunset cocktail. A ballroom hosts celebrations, while InspiredMeetings concierges offer creative incentive stays.

A cozy retreat from Dubai, the brand new resort sprawls on a long private beach on Palm Jumeirah's East Crescent.

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