Job title: Sous Chef

Company: Dubai Holding

Job description: Description

Sous Chef – Nuska Beach Kitchen – Jumeirah Beach Hotel

United Arab Emirates


Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinguished impact on the global hospitality market for more than two decades with its Stay Different™ brand promise.

Its award-winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, elevated dining destinations and surprising architecture and design at the heart of every guest experience.

Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 23 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 8,000 colleagues, representing over 106 nationalities.

As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scales up its operations to the next level of growth, it remains fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world class environments.

Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai’s premier lifestyle destination, is located on Jumeirah Beach Road just 15 km from the city centre and 25 km from Dubai International Airport. The 26-floor hotel has a curved design which represents the shape of a breaking wave and offers pristine private beaches with undisturbed views of the Arabian Gulf.

With 599 sea-facing rooms and suites and 19 private villas, as well as 21 restaurants and bars, extensive conference and banqueting facilities, a private marina, Sinbad’s Kids Club, Talise™ Spa, and direct complimentary access to Wild Wadi Waterpark™ for all guests, the hotel continues to redefine the holiday experience.

About the Role:

An opportunity has arisen for an Outlet Manager to join the F&B team at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Sous Chef is responsible to assist the Executive Chef / Chef de Cuisine in supervising and managing activities related to the kitchen including menu creation, management of kitchen staff, ordering and purchasing of inventory while ensuring smooth operations and high service delivery and quality standards.

The main responsibilities are:

Constantly being aware of the requirements from Executive Chef / Executive Sous Chef in day-to-day requirements following outlet’s operating concept and Jumeirah Group’s standards thus ensuring preparation of high-quality food. Work as a team, be courteous, professional, efficient, and flexible and perform routine duties as per below:

Prepare and cook high quality food according to menu guidelines and recipes and as per instructions received from Sous Chef or Chef De Cuisine

Follow correct hygienic food handling practices and restaurant’s regular cleaning and waste disposal practices

Assist Executive Chef / Chef de Cuisine to set service and food standards in compliance with the group’s policies, procedures, and quality standards

Communicate any issues arising within the section to the Executive Sous Chef and act any further directions given to ensure prompt solution to problems for the smoother operations of the kitchen

Assist the Executive Chef / Chef de Cuisine in the development of new menu ideas to ensure all menus are seasonal and creative using the finest ingredients and working within the brief

Manage staff training with the Executive Chef / Chef de Cuisine and maintain an active training plan/Programme for each team member. Make sure all practices that are trained are then followed

Implement approved departmental policies, processes, and procedures, and provide instructions to subordinates and monitor their adherence so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner while delivering a quality service to guests and maintaining standards of excellence

Motivate subordinates and contribute to the identification of opportunities for participating in change Initiatives, Programmes and Projects considering best practices, improvement of processes and productivity improvement

Keeping up to date with industry trends, new techniques, and culinary innovations

Optimize the use of restaurant resources: food, energy, labour, water

Other Duties

Maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene

Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals

Ensure that the designated section, equipment, and utensils are always kept clean and tidy to the standards required by the Restaurant

Ensure all cleaning schedules are being followed and completed to the required business standard

Supervise and check every dish sent from the section to ensure adherence to the kitchen quality standards

In the absence of senior chefs and ensure daily kitchen records and labelling standards are being always maintained and all set standards and quality procedures are adhered to

Perform related tasks and duties as assigned and deemed responsible by management

Adhere to all relevant Health, Safety and Environment procedures, Fire and Safety instructions, controls, and audit requirements in compliance with HACAP and Jumeirah standard operating procedures so that Jumeirah Group provides world class and luxurious hospitality services to its guests

Perform related tasks and duties as assigned and deemed necessary

About you:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

College Degree in Culinary Arts or similar from an accredited Culinary School.

Completed full kitchen apprentice and chef’s training courses.

At least 5 years of relevant experience, including a minimum of 2 years as a Sous Chef with a luxury international hotel.

Proven commercial kitchen experience.

In-depth knowledge of Turkish or Levantine cuisine.

Ability to conduct food tastings to ensure quality and consistency.

About the Benefits:

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care package, flight allowance, life insurance, functional incentives and other employee benefits, making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.



Job Identification 1480

Apply Before 27/08/2023, 02:45

Job Schedule Full time

Locations Umm Suquim 3, Dubai, AE

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Sat, 29 Jul 2023 23:09:36 GMT

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