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

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Fairmont Amman, Amman, Jordan

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REF32656S

Executive Sous Chef

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

Fairmont Amman is offering a career opportunity for an experienced and energetic Executive Sous Chef.

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As Executive Sous Chef, your expertise in recipe development elevates our menus while your leadership inspires and fosters our culinary talent.


Job Description

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

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Manage all Kitchens in the absence of the Executive Chef
  • Create all food menus with the guidance of the Executive Chef
  • Complete daily market lists to ensure quality food ordering while maintaining budgeted costs
  • Meet with Storekeepers to ensure quality & par levels are maintained
  • Interact closely with the Catering department to assist in function menu co-ordination and meet with  clients as required
  • Conduct daily shift briefings with all Sous Chefs
  • Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
  • Liaise daily with Outlet Managers and Sous Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Ensure proper staffing and scheduling in accordance to productivity guidelines
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Your experience and skills include:

  • Previous leadership experience in luxury hotels is a must.
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required
  • Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Proven track record of cost control including food, equipment, labor and wastage to meet the goals and the hotel’s financial goals
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times.

Additional Information

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless

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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