1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Culinary





Head Baker



Company Description

The Movenpick Hotel Waad Al Shamal is a luxury  5-star hotel located in the stunning Northern Province of Saudi Arabia. Boasting a total of 243 rooms, guests can indulge in unparalleled comfort and opulence during their stay. The hotel offers a wide range of amenities, including five exquisite food and beverage venues, providing guests with a diverse culinary experience. For those in need of professional spaces, the hotel features 18 expansive meeting rooms, perfect for hosting conferences, workshops, or other corporate gatherings. Additionally, the hotel offers large banqueting facilities, making it an ideal venue for grand celebrations and events. 

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

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Job Description


  • Plan and execute a diverse menu of bakery items and continental dishes, including bread, pastries, cakes, and a variety of continental cuisine.
  • Develop and refine recipes to meet customer preferences and dietary requirements.
  • Oversee the daily operations of the bakery and continental kitchen, including food preparation, baking, and plating.
  • Train and supervise kitchen staff ( to whatever needed in a new set up) to ensure adherence to recipes, portion sizes, and quality standards.
  • Manage inventory levels and order supplies as needed to maintain sufficient stock of ingredients and baking supplies.
  • Monitor food costs and implement cost-saving measures without compromising quality.
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and sanitation regulations, including proper storage, handling, and labeling of food products.
  • Maintain a clean and organized kitchen environment, following established cleaning schedules and procedures.
  • Collaborate with other members of the culinary team to create seasonal menus and special promotions.
  • Stay informed about current food trends, techniques, and ingredients, and incorporate new ideas into menu offerings.


  1. Proven experience as a Head Baker or similar role in a high-end bakery, patisserie, or hotel environment.
  2. Extensive knowledge of bread and pastry production techniques, including sourdough, laminated dough, and cake baking, as well as decorating and finishing skills.
  3. Strong leadership and team management abilities, with a track record of inspiring and motivating staff to achieve outstanding results.
  4. Excellent organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  5. Creativity and innovation in recipe development and menu planning, with a keen eye for detail and aesthetics.
  6. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues at all levels.
  7. Commitment to upholding high standards of quality, hygiene, and safety in bakery operations.
  8. Flexibility to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and holidays as required by the demands of the job.
  9. A degree or diploma in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, or a related field is preferred. 

Additional Information

What is in it for you:

Employee benefit card offering discounted Accor rates worldwide
Learning programs through our academies
Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world
Ability to make a difference through our corporate social responsibility activities

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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