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Head Chef - PanAsian Cuisine at InterContinental Abu Dhabi

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Location: United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

Job number: EMEAA18556


About Us

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

We currently offer an exciting career opportunity for a Head Chef for our Pan-Asian restaurant Cho Gao Marina Walk. Under the supervision of the Executive Chef/ Executive Sous Chef, the successful candidate will be responsible to manage the restaurant's kitchen operations achieving business objectives through customer focused service delivery. Co-ordinate the preparation of the menus and annual budget and work to achieve the budget by monitoring and controlling the departmental operations, considering revenue and expenditure. Effectively manage staffing costs by preparing efficient work schedules in line with legal requirements. Demonstrate service attributes in accordance with industry expectations and company standards. Monitors effectiveness of workflow and sequence of service during service periods and provides hands-on support as and when required. Determines the necessary competence for colleagues and provide training or other actions to satisfy these needs. Provides constant coaching, counselling and discipline to colleagues to ensure their capability to meet the needs of the guests and the hotel.


What we need from you

The ideal candidate will have previous experience with managing PanAsian cuisine kitchens or other similar senior roles within hospitality industry, with a recognized hotel diploma. A detailed knowledge of Asian cooking techniques and skills, including sushi, robata, wok, ramen and noodles and skills are essential for this role as well as a proven track record in launching new concepts and promotions, elevating guest experiences, leading, training and developing the team and cost management. It is also essential that you have a good command of English language (verbal and written). You will have experience in delivering a high level of food quality in a hotel or restaurant environment and preferably will have worked with food safety systems such as HACCP.


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.
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