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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Culinary

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FAIRMONT MUMBAI SAHAR, Mumbai, IN

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REF28735R

Chef De Cuisine - Events & Conferences

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

About Fairmont 

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where the intimate equally coexists with the infinite – an unrivaled portfolio of more than 90 extraordinary hotels where grand moments of life, heartfelt pleasures and personal milestones are celebrated and remembered long after any visit. Since 1907, Fairmont has created magnificent, meaningful and unforgettable hotels, rich with character and deeply connected to the history, culture and community of its destinations – places such as The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs in Canada, Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, and Fairmont The Palm in Dubai. Famous for its engaging service, awe-inspiring public spaces, locally inspired cuisine, and iconic bars and lounges, Fairmont also takes great pride in its pioneering approach to hospitality and leadership in sustainability and responsible tourism practices. Fairmont is part of Accor, a world leading hospitality group counting over 5,400 properties throughout more than 110 countries, and a participating brand in ALL - Accor Live Limitless – a lifestyle loyalty program providing access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences.   


Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Showcasing your artistic culinary talents through your menu design
  • Leading the local market restaurant industry with trend setting food offerings
  • Strives to advance his/her knowledge, skills and abilities and consistently shares same with others
  • Making key operating decisions that impact the F&B offering for the restaurant
  • Training a team of diverse and professional Colleagues to deliver on our dining experience
  • Responsible for the food culture and food safety of the restaurant
  • Being a key leader in the hotel operations team
  • Oversees daily Culinary operation and sets direction of the team and menu
  • Works in conjunction with the PR and Marketing team to grow Garrison revenues via social and other marketing campaigns
  • Preparation of financial forecasts and budgets for the Restaurant team including ordering of product and scheduling of team members
  • Ensuring proper inventory control and ordering practices are utilized
  • Sets and oversees the goals as identified through employee engagement surveys.
  • Leading initiatives to guarantee Guest Satisfaction Scores are achieved
  • Training and development of culinary team members with emphasis on team leads, food presentation and preparation methods
  • In conjunction with other leaders, the Chef de Cuisine will ensure the kitchen is maintained in optimum condition
  • Instrumental in running a department that meets Health & Safety committee objectives
  • Will support and provide direction for the menu development and implementation of menus with consideration to banquet concept, food trends, Guest Satisfaction results & food cost
  • Actively involved in kitchen and department head meetings

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Creative, self-motivated, detail oriented and well organized
  • Product and quality obsessed with good knowledge in menu engineering and design
  • A team player with the ability to train, coach and motivate employees.
  • Experience leading a fast paced culinary operation
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Previous experience scheduling of a large culinary team
  • Understanding of labor costs and productivity
  • Versed on calculation of food cost; Experience with conducting food inventories and understanding of inventory turn-over
  • Minimum 3 years in a similar role

Additional Information

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company, and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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