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(Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) Looking for an Executive Sous Chef for a 5* hotel
About the Role:
As an Executive Sous Chef, you will be assisting the Executive Chef in managing the Culinary Department.
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues.
Manage all Kitchens in the absence of the Executive Chef.
Create all food menus with the guidance of the Executive Chef.
Complete daily market lists to ensure quality food ordering while maintaining budgeted costs.
Meet with Storekeepers to ensure quality & par levels are maintained.
Interact closely with the Catering department to assist in function menu co-ordination and meet with clients as required.
Conduct daily shift briefings with all Sous Chefs.
Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations.
Liaise daily with Outlet Managers and Sous Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback.
Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs.
Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines.
Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards.
Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage.
Other duties as assigned.
Previous leadership experience in 4 or 5 star property under culinary field required
Previous experience with modern cuisines, with ideally medium banqueting and outside catering experience.
Proven track record of cost control including food, equipments, labour and wastage to meet the goals and the hotel's financial goals
Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Highly responsible & reliable
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times