Asian Specialty Chef

Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following.

RESPONSABILITIES:

– Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities
– Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards
– Establishes culinary standards for the Outlet
– Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
– Manage inventories, pricing, cost controls, requisitioning and the issuing of supplies and equipment for food production
– Cost menus accurately
– Plans menus and compile recipes for food tasting to be approved by Cluster Director of Culinary
– Ensure all Kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
– Maintain and enhance the food products through creative menu development and presentation
– Maintain cleanliness and proper rotation of product in chillers
– Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
– Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
– Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
– Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
– Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
– Should be aware of the competition and industry knowledge of new techniques and other know how.
– Liaise with purchasing department to ensure all the items used in the kitchen are of best quality and
– always opt to bring new ingredients or better quality produce
– Ensures the personal hygiene of colleague is up to the standard.
– Ensures that the daily logbook is utilized and complaints are immediately reported to the Executive Chef.
– Ensures that all points mentioned in the log book have been carried out i.e mis en place and other instructions to complete the operation.
– Maintains record and follow up documentation, checklists for control purposes.
– Ensure all the Dubai municipality and HACCP regulations are followed and documentation is up to date as per requirement, readiness for all hygiene audit at any given point of time.
– Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

 

Previous leadership experience as Chef de Cuisine in an Asian restaurant/outlet
– Keep up with cooking trends and best practices
– Prior experience in Asian restaurant
– Sushi chef background with modern Asian cuisine approach
– Strong passion for the art of food design
– A passion for excellence and delivering high quality personalized and unique services
– A creative and out of the box thinker, with a never say no attitude
– 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