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Junior Sous Chef - Anise - InterContinental® Hotel Dubai Festival City

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Location: United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Dubai

Hotel: InterContinental - Dubai - Festival City (DXBHB)

Job number: EMEAA25281


About Us

As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand.

Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.

If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand.

The InterContinental Hotels Group® properties in Dubai Festival City consist of four hotel brands. These include the luxury brand InterContinental, the superior upscale Crowne Plaza, the lavish long-stay InterContinental Residence Suites and the vibrant mid-scale Holiday Inn. In addition to over 1000+ bedrooms, the four properties boast a selection of high quality restaurants and bars, an impressive 3,800 square meter Event Centre across two levels, the 5,000 square meters Festival Arena by InterContinental, the luxurious Spa InterContinental, state-of-the-art gymnasium and swimming pool facilities. We are looking for people who are friendly, welcoming and full of life to people to join over 900 colleagues who are always finding ways to make every guests experience an enjoyable one. We value the passion and enthusiasm of our colleagues, and encourage you to share your passion when you work with us.




Your day to day

As a Junior Sous Chef in Anise Restaurant, you'll report directly to the Outlet Chef, you will assist in the management of Kitchen Operations including menu planning and costing, organizing special events, developing new dishes, maintaining food quality standards and comprehensive product knowledge.

  • Assists in developing of new dishes and products
  • Assists with organizing special events and special food promotions
  • Maintain comprehensive product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets, and current trends and make recommendations for appropriate adjustments to kitchen operations accordingly
  • Follows the FBM daily orders
  • Participate in the planning and costing of menus
  • Develop and write standard recipes
  • Develop new dishes and products
  • Ensure that outstanding culinary technical skills are maintained
  • Assist with organizing special events and special food promotions
  • Maintain comprehensive product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets, and current trends and make recommendations for appropriate adjustments to kitchen operations accordingly
  • Maintain a hygienic kitchen
  • Cleanliness of the kitchen and equipment
  • Maintain personal hygiene as well as colleagues hygiene practices
  • Assists in planning for future staffing needs
  • Assists in recruiting in line with company guidelines
  • Prepares and administers detailed induction program for new staff
  • Assists in maintaining a comprehensive, current and guest focused set of departmental standards and procedures and oversees their implementation
  • Ensures training needs analysis of Kitchen staff is carried out and training programmes are designed and implemented to meet needs
  • Provides input for probation and formal performance appraisal discussions in line with company guidelines
  • Coaches, counsels and disciplines staff, providing constructive feedback to enhance performance
  • Regularly communicates with staff and maintains good relations
  • Approves leave after considering hotel occupancies
  • Assists in co-ordinating the preparation of the departmental annual budget
  • Controls and monitors departmental costs on an ongoing basis to ensure performance against budget



What we need from you

Ideally, you'll have some or all of the following competencies and experience we're looking for:

  • Must have similar experience working in either a luxury restaurant or a 5* hotel
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Ability to lead a large team
  • Committed to serving food of the highest quality
  • Has a passion for cooking and creating new menu



What we offer

We’ll reward all your hard work with competitive salary and benefits.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - visit www.careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.

So go on - show us how your passion and personality are the perfect fit to deliver memorable experiences to our guests.

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