1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Culinary





Director of Culinary


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Your Fairmont Journey Starts Here:

Are you a someone with a passion for excellence and a flair for exceptional hospitality? Fairmont invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey of luxury

Job Description

  • Develop and update departmental SOP Manual, detailing standards of performance, policies and procedures and service standards pertinent to the efficient operation of the kitchen in accordance to Hotel’s policies, standards and municipality requirements
  • Work with senior culinary team and is responsible for the team to develop new menus and product development supported by detailed analysis and accurate costing
  • Supervise senior culinary team to run their kitchens at high quality level whilst maintaining acceptable food cost
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of effective food promotions
  • Work closely with chief steward to ensure that kitchen areas are kept clean and orderly. Manage organization and cleanliness of departmental areas by conducting weekly walk through
  • Ensure that high level of food safety management and precautions with regards to the hotel food safety and hygiene standards (HACCP) are adhered to in the department
  • Monitor food standards in each Outlet and Banquet
  • Ensure that all departmental reports, schedules, standard recipes, menus, food presentation photographs and correspondences are completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Identify market needs and trends in terms of food menus for both hotel guests and the local market
  • Monitor and analyse menus and products of competitive restaurants and other hotels' Banquet Departments
  • Interact with management of other departments within areas of responsibility to foster and maintain effective working relations with them
  • Meet and interact with representatives of the local community and potential guests as required


  • Strong F&B Operations Experience will be an advantage with overall minimum 20 years of experience hotels and minimum 5 years in a similar role                   
  • Pre Opening experience, International Exposure, remote location work, high volume hotel experience is desirable.                                                                  
  • Entreprenuerial and creative mindset, comfortable taking charge of projects and expanding scope of responsibilities                                                               
  • Outstanding Social & PR skills to develop strong customer engagement 
  • High volume and high quality Banquet, Outdoor Catering, All day dining, theme bars, fine dining exposure, night life management experience                             
  • Experience of restaurant concept creation, OSE sourcing,
  • Media friendly, work closely with marketing teams to promote Food and Beverage
  • Indian Nationals only

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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