IHG Executive Chef at Crowne Plaza Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Description:

What is your passion? Whether you're into photography,

painting, or Pilates, at IHG we're interested in YOU! We love people who

apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their

hobbies - people that help us create great hotels guests love.

The Crowne Plaza Dubai, with over 568 rooms, 13

international restaurants and bars, and one of the largest meeting, conference

and banqueting facilities in the UAE, is looking to recruit an ExecutiveChef to lead Culinary Department

We are looking for reassuring,

social, goal-oriented, dynamic, confident people to join around 600 colleagues

who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality and service

which define our company. We value the passion and enthusiasm of our

colleagues, and encourage you to share your passion when you work with us.

At the moment, we

are looking for an Executive Chef to join

our enthusiastic, warm and friendly culinary team at Crowne Plaza Dubai .

As the Executive Chef , you will be responsible for the smooth running of

the kitchen and will manage areas of profit, stock, wastage control, hygiene

practices and training within the kitchen. This

role involves menu development and maintaining updated and accurate costing of

all dishes prepared and sold in the Food and Beverage operation. You will

develop standard recipes and new dishes. You will maintain comprehensive

product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets and

current trends and make appropriate adjustments to kitchen operations accordingly. You will support in

anticipating / analyzing market changes, review operations when necessary and

conduct competitor analysis. You will

regularly control and analyse sales, costs, issuance of food, quality and

presentation of food products, condition and cleanliness of facilities and

equipment, guest satisfaction and marketing.

You will actively guide and direct the

kitchen brigade to ensure consistency of brand standards and a high level of

performance and presentation. Also as

the Executive Chef, you will be responsible for managing and motivating your

team. You will be required to ensure that all staff within your

department are adequately trained and developed in line with company

policy. You will also be responsible for the recruitment and selection of

your team and for managing any employee relations issues with the support of

the Human Resources Department. You will actively guide and direct the

whole team to ensure consistency of brand standards and a high level of

performance and service delivery.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Preferred candidate should be a college

/ university degree graduate with a minimum of two years experiences in a

similar capacity / function in an international five star hotel with preferable

previous experiences in the Middle East; with strong background in HACCP

procedures and application. Importantly, we are looking for a culinary

expert with pride, passion and energy that can support in leading and

developing a great team and drive excellent food quality. Having an eye for

detail and creativity to look at things differently will be a key to developing

the Food and Beverage Experience. An outgoing personality is also important

whilst representing the Crowne Plaza brand promotionally and locally.

Ultimately, you will be able to demonstrate

excellent written and verbal communication in English. You will be

a self-starter, hands-on leader and you will be able to demonstrate

understanding of the business and link the business environment to IHG

commitments; have a high level of drive for results and ability to lead and

motivate team members to achieve the results; will be adaptable and flexible

with the ability to build relationships in a multi-cultural environment and

gain trust and support of team members and senior managers. You will have

exceptional planning, organizing and delegating skills with attention to

detail. You will have the ability to exhibit strong decision making

skills to deliver brand service standards resulting in highest guest

satisfaction. You will possess a high level of integrity to lead by

example and gain respect of peers and colleagues.

In

return we'll give you a competitive tax-free financial and benefits package,

hotel discounts worldwide and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be

yourself.

So

what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your

individual skills to IHG. To find out more about us or any other

jobs with IHG please look at careers.ihg.com

We

are an equal opportunities employer.

Job: Kitchen

Location: United Arab Emirates-Dubai

Requisition ID: DUB004724