Job title: Chef de Cuisine

Company: Dubai Holding

Job description: Description

Chef de Cuisine – LAH LAH – Zabeel House by Jumeirah the Greens – (210000BE)


About Jumeirah and the Hotel:

At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues, in a world-class environment. We value diversity and equal opportunity, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Our lifestyle brand, Zabeel House takes inspiration from our roots – Dubai. Much like the city where it was created, we too like to push the boundaries to create innovative hotel stays. We are curators of ‘what is good’, and build experiences that people want to share. The Zabeel House has five key brand values.

Limitless curiosity is our commitment to engage the guest in the local neighbourhood through sharing our knowledge of the area with guests to inspire them to explore. Inventiveness is our commitment to engage with guests with open minds, with ingenuity, with fresh creativity always thinking outside the box. Honesty reflects our commitment to always be genuine towards our guests; to have conversations, not interactions. Freedom relates to Zabeel House design and ambiance – we created a brand that is high on design but low on complexity and our design-led spaces are crafted to allow our guests to have the freedom to be who they want to be and stay how they want to stay. Finally, Belonging reflects how we want our guests to feel – guests who want to live like a local even if just for a day.

Our property, Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens, offers its guests 210 rooms and suites, a co-work space with meeting rooms, a modern gym, rooftop pool and a number of happening restaurant outlets including a multi award winning vibrant Pan-Asian restaurant.

About the Role:

An opportunity has arisen for a Chef de Cuisine to join our LAH LAH Kitchen Department in Zabeel House by Jumeirah The Greens. The main purpose of the role is to supervise kitchen operations and ensure personal and team compliance with established F&B policies, practices and standards in order to consistently deliver high quality product.

The main duties and responsibilities of this role:

Optimize the use of materials, manpower in daily operations to ensure maximising revenue and guest satisfaction.

Development of new menu ideas to ensure all menus are seasonal and creative using the finest ingredients and working within the brief.

Complete day-to-day activities by following all relevant departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner while delivering a quality service to guests and maintaining standards of excellence.

Adhere to all relevant Health, Safety and Environment procedures, instructions and controls so that Company provides world class and luxurious hospitality services to its guests.

Comply with local health and hygiene regulatory requirements by continuously reviewing the standard and quality of raw foods purchases, reviewing kitchen operations and product standards.

Liaise with internal and external parties at the appropriate levels to ensure smooth flow of operations.

Set service and food standards in compliance with the international policies and standards.

Ensure all rotation of stock is done correctly and all chefs follow the correct storage procedures ensuring the appropriate stock level.

Monitor and account for food wastage within the active inventory system.

Control all inventory and purchasing and ensure all Inventory information is posted on the system before cut off deadline.

Liaison with all sections of the kitchen to ensure efficient service and maintain high levels of communication with colleagues and other staff.

Supervise the pass and check every dish sent from the kitchen before going to the guest to ensure standard are maintained.

Monitor local and international food trends to ensure food is at the cutting edge of variety, standard and presentation at all times.

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


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.

Standalone restaurant experience

Minimum of 2 years’ experience as Chef De Cuisine

Previously worked in a High-volume – Specialty Pan Asian Restaurant

Strong background in Pan Asian/Thai/Vietnamese/Indonesian and Chinese cuisine

Experience in managing a kitchen as Chef De Cuisine

Experience in High end/High volume restaurants

Creative and up to date on both local and international food trends

Highly motivated and innovative

Ability to work under pressure.

Ability to lead and coach a team.

Passionate and creative

High level of attention to detail

Strong knowledge of all sections within the kitchen

Always conform to health and hygiene regulations

About the Benefits:

This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which include; housing allowance, annual flight allowance, medical coverage, life and accident insurance, uniform, laundry services, meals during working hours, retail and leisure discounts, 50% discount off Jumeirah F&B Outlets and reduced hotel rates.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 04:04:49 GMT

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