Cake Artist (Junior Sous Chef)

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W Doha

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Job description

Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury, W turns the traditional notion of the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a life less ordinary that drives them to demand more, experience it all, and hit repeat.
We share our guests’ passions, providing insider access to what’s new and what’s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for life demands more, not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you’re ready to create the energetic W scene that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world, then we invite you to explore a career with W Hotels.

Job Description:

 

·         Preparation, decoration and presentation of cakes.

·         Must possess creativity, organizational ability, and a good deal of energy.

·         Because the work involves handling perishable foods, a cake artist needs to know how to safely store and prepare all ingredients.

·         Ensuring that cakes are baked at the proper temperatures and making certain that kitchen and baking equipment adheres to sanitation regulations.

·         Experiment with various cake flavors and icings to produce cakes and desserts that are visually appetizing.

·         Check food ingredients for freshness, quality, and availability.

·         Must be familiar with the use of commercial mixing machines, ovens, and other large-scale baking equipment.

·         Must possess good communication skills and be able to read and follow written instructions.

·         Customer service and people skills. Talk with clients about cake design ideas.

 

Education:

Culinary studies.

Experience:

Minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience in the same position preferably in a five star hotel.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met

• Maintains food handling and sanitation standards.

• Performs all duties of Culinary and related kitchen area employees in high demand times.

• Oversees production and preparation of culinary items.

• Ensures employees keep their work areas clean and sanitary.

• Works with Restaurant and Banquet departments to coordinate service and timing of events and meals.

• Complies with loss prevention policies and procedures.

• Strives to improve service performance.

• Communicates areas in need of attention to staff and follows up to ensure follow through.

• Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.

• Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.

• Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.

• Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.

• Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.

Supporting Culinary Team Activities

• Supervises daily shift operations.

• Ensures all employees have proper supplies, equipment and uniforms.

• Supervises staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.

• Ensures completion of assigned duties.

• Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, giving feedback as needed.

• Handles employee questions and concerns.

• Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.

• Participates in an on-going employee recognition program.

• Conducts training when appropriate.

• Monitors employee's progress towards meeting performance expectations.

Maintaining Culinary Goals

• Participates in department meetings and continually communicates a clear and consistent message regarding the departmental goals to produce desired results.

• Supports and assists with new menus, concepts and promotions for the Restaurant outlets and Banquets.

Providing Exceptional Customer Service

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Handles guest problems and complaints seeking assistance from supervisor as necessary.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service within guidelines.

Additional Responsibilities

• Reports malfunctions in department equipment.

• Purchases appropriate supplies and manages food and supply inventories according to budget.

• Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

 
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Requirements

See description

Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Doha, Qatar
Department
F&B other
Starting in
As soon as possible

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