Executive Pastry Chef - InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Location: United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Job number: EMEAA25501
As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand.
At InterContinental® Abu Dhabi our role is to put the glamour into international travel. That’s where you come in. We look for people who are charming, confident, and internationally-minded who know what it takes to exceed guest expectations. When you’re part of the InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts brand you’re more than just a job title.
With its private beach and marina, the InterContinental® Abu Dhabi hotel is an oasis of luxury near the Corniche and world-class shopping malls. Host an event in a grand ballroom, on a terrace with sea views or in a beachfront garden . You can relax at the health club with inviting pools and admire marina yachts from your spacious room. The hotel includes 390 guest rooms and suites, highly acclaimed food and beverage outlets, and elegant meeting rooms.
Your day to day
As the Executive Pastry Chef, you will manage all aspects of the Pastry Kitchen of the hotel. You will supervise the preparation, baking and finishing of desserts, breads and baked goods in accordance to the departmental quality standards. You will manage the operation of the kitchen, including food preparation and quality, physical maintenance, and inventory functions to ensure hotel quality standards and revenue goals are met and food and supply costs are controlled.
What we need from you
Ideally, you'll have some or all of the following competencies and experience we're looking for:
- Minimum of two years experience as an Executive Pastry Chef or similar in a luxury hotel and/or resort
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- A degree or certificate in culinary or equivalent
- Ability to lead a large team
- Working knowledge of computer systems including MS Office
Demonstrate understanding and awareness of all policies and procedures relating to Health, Hygiene and Fire Life Safety.
What we offer
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the Room to be yourself.
So what's your passion? Please get in touch if this position matches your skills and interests and tell us how you could bring your individual competencies by clicking "Apply Online".
At IHG we are committed to developing our team and managing our talent and would encourage internal as well as external candidates to apply for any of our vacancies.
We are an equal opportunities employer.