First Commis Chef (Production)

Qatar Airways

About the role:
An exciting opportunity to join the Qatar Aircraft Catering Company. In this role you will be responsible for execution of assigned work by the Chef de Partie / Demi Chef de Partie in the hot kitchen or other production areas. The role will require you to assist in preparation, cooking, and other kitchen responsiblities in accordance by the airline specifications and standards whilst adhering food safety system.
Key accountabilities for the role include:
  • Facilitate hygiene and grooming standards.
  • Assign the staff to follow FIFO (First IN First OUT) system of handling raw materials and processed food at all times.
  • Ensures that all the meals are produced according to the flight load given and tag with clear name and day code for easy handling.
  • Co-ordinates with the staff to use raw materials efficiently with maximum yield and minimum wastage.
  • Co-ordinates with CDP for planning of the section and supports during menu presentation.
  • Facilitates all assigned activities assigned and ensures that they are completed on time and the report is given based on production plan.
  • Divides all the tasks assigned by his senior to his assistants.
  • Follows instructions of seniors to help in smooth operation and assist Chef de Partie and Sous Chef in implementing new process or new cooking techniques.
  • Provides all the information related to machinery failure and small equipment damages to Chef de Partie.
Be part of an extraordinary story:
Your skills. Your imagination. Your ambition. Here, there are no boundaries to your potential and the impact you can make. You’ll find infinite opportunities to grow and work on the biggest, most rewarding challenges that will build your skills and experience. You have the chance to be a part of our future, and build the life you want while being part of an international community. Our best is here and still to come. To us, impossible is only a challenge. Join us as we dare to achieve what’s never been done before.
Together, everything is possible.

About you:
You should have at least a high school qualification and 3 years of job related experience. It is highly beneficial if you have worked in a large catering environment or a five star hotel and have knowledge and adherence of HACCP Policy and Standard Quality Procedures.
It is preferred if you have:
  • Basic Food hygiene and HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) skills.
  • Awareness of new trends and directions in the fine dining service industry.
  • Computer knowledge and know how to use computers for tracking and managing inventories.
  • Ability to effectively supervise and train a large diverse work staff and experience in managing in a high-pressure environment.
  • Planning and supervisory skills.
  • Reading & Writing Skills
  • Flexible in working hours and ability to work under pressure.
  • Good Communication in English. (oral & written)
  • Knowledge of Food Safety and Airside Safety.
  • Knowledge of Menu Specification, Load Matrix, and Menu Cycles.
About Qatar Airways Group:
Our story started with four aircraft. Today, we deliver excellence across 12 different businesses coming together as one. We’ve grown fast, broken records and set trends that others follow. We don’t slow down by the fear of failure. Instead, we dare to achieve what’s never been done before. So whether you’re creating a unique experience for our customers or innovating behind the scenes, every person contributes to our proud story. A story of spectacular growth and determination. Now is the time to bring your best ideas and passion to a place where your ambition will know no boundaries, and be part of a truly global community.
How to apply:
If you are ready to apply, please go ahead and submit your application by uploading your CV and completing our short application form.

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