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Restaurant Executive Chef - Staff Canteen - Kuwait

Apply now Job no: MRF3952
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Kuwait
Categories: Various

The Role:

We are looking for executive Chef who will head up & run the entire F&B staff restaurant in its day to day aspect of food preparation and service operation (Food planning, quality control, directs all the F&B and associated activities throughout the vessel either personally or through subordinate managers and supervisors).

The ideal candidate must have a formal culinary education, advanced culinary and artistic skills, knowledge of modern cooking methods and at least 10 + years of practical experience on a cruise ship or 5-star hotel, canteens or high-volume food service venue.

Key Attributes:

  • Culinary school degree or approved certification
  • Expert in International and Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Culinary skills and a flair for food quality; flavor, portion, plating, garnish, innovation, cost. food safety well versed on upscale casual trends/market
  • 10+ years progressive managerial experience on a cruise ship or 5-star hotel, canteens or high-volume food service venue.
  • Strong managerial skills and ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • The job required a high level of creativity or food development
  • Working knowledge of computers and basic software products
  • Must be able to plan, organize and complete work tasks and meet time deadlines
  • Candidates must prosses the ability to manage international staff in a positive and productive manner
  • Good command of the English language (both spoken and written)
  • HACCP certification is required

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the entire F&B operation front and back of house including catering
  • Ensuring professional production and distribution of all meals for guest in accordance with company standards, menu cycle and recipes
  • Standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality
  • Ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance; and ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen
  • Organization and execution of F&B related functions and extraordinary events (e.g. Meeting, Welcome / Farewell)
  • Ensuring food safety, highest level of cleanliness in the galley and production areas always in accordance with Alshaya QA standards.
  • Ordering of all food supplies according to production planning
  • Supervision, motivation and training of the multi-national galley staff.
  • Responsible for cost control and adherence to set budgets.
  • Ensures proper staffing for maximum productivity and high standards of quality; controls food and payroll costs to achieve maximum profitability.
  • Conduction of stock takes; inventory according to company procedure.
  • Active participation in gallery functions, socializing with guests during meal time.

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