Sous Chef – Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina

Hotel Brand: Crowne Plaza

Location: United Arab Emirates, AE-DU, Dubai

Hotel: Crowne Plaza – Dubai Marina (DXBMR)

Job number: EMEAA20955

About Us

Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts our goal is to make business travel work. That’s where you come in. When you are part of the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand you’re more than just a job title. At Crowne Plaza we look for people who are dynamic and passionate! People who excel in their role and help our guests succeed too. Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina will be the perfect location that completely understands Modern business travelers. Located in the cosmopolitan Dubai Marina area, the 3,037 square-metre hotel is next to Dubai Marina Mall and within walking distance of the picturesque pedestrian promenade, which borders the waterway lined with vibrant cafes and restaurants. With 273 stylish rooms and a convenient, prestigious location, you will find Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina an ideal hotel for productive business and enjoyable leisure time; and will definitely enjoy a new hotel that has mastered the balance between modernism of the business world and traditions of the Arabian hospitality.

Your day to day

We have an exciting opportunity for you as Sous Chef to join our enthusiastic team at Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina. As a Sous Chef you are responsible to works alongside the Head Chef to manage daily kitchen activities, including overseeing staff, aiding with menu preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking. Provides meal quality and consistency by following designated recipes. • Leads kitchen team in chef’s absence • As well as the technical skills, a detailed knowledge of food skills is essential for this role as well as a proven track record in launching new concepts and promotions, training and developing colleagues • Provides guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including, but not limited, to line cooking, food preparation, and dish plating • Monitor effectiveness of workflow & Sequence of Service during service periods and provides hands-on support as and when required. • Monitors customer satisfaction and respond to customer feedback and complaints ensuring procedures for Complaint Handling are followed. • Oversees and organizes kitchen stock and ingredients • Ensures a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifies all food products are properly dated and organized for quality assurance • Keeps cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours • Hires and trains new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards • Manages food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimizes waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns • Supervises all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards • Works with head chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability, and training opportunities • Verifies that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed • Assists head chef with menu creation • Coordinates with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing

What we need from you

The ideal candidate must have 2 to 3 years of progressive work-related experience in the same role in a 5* city hotel in Dubai and has strong capabilities in handling multiple tasks & organizing, detail-oriented and, understanding of HACCP, proven track record of cost control including food, equipments, labor and waste to meet the food quality goals and the hotel’s financial goals.. Must promote and ensure good inter-departmental relations. Also must be a team player, have strong interpersonal skills, and work well independently as well as part of a team, flexible attitude and ability to adapt to changing priorities and business needs.

What we offer

IHG is more than just a great place to stay; we are also one of UAE’s best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better. We passionately believe that it’s our people who have brought us to where we are today and our people that will help us grow. We celebrate diversity every day. We welcome guests from every background and corner of the world, so we want individuals who can bring true hospitality to life for everyone. We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 5,300 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster.

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