Chef de Cuisine – Mediterranean cuisine | Accor

Job Description

Company Description

Introducing Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain, an extraordinary addition to Raffles Hotel’s renowned portfolio. This ultra-luxury property offers a unique experience as “The Palace of the Secret Garden.” With 78 private pool villas ranging from 1 to 3 bedrooms, Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain redefines luxury hospitality in Bahrain. Our spacious villas, starting from 400 sqm, feature private pools and jacuzzis, providing guests with ultimate relaxation and privacy. Our dedicated team of Raffles Legendary Butlers ensures exceptional service and attention to detail, creating unforgettable moments for each guest. Conveniently located just 40 minutes from the airport and 30 minutes from the City Center, Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain offers easy access to Exhibition World Bahrain, Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), and the Al Dana Amphitheater, making it an ideal choice for cultural, entertainment, and business destinations.

Job Description

  • Perform duties efficiently  to achieve required outcome
  •  Assist Executive Chef/Executive Sous Chef in the supervision of all colleagues engaged in the kitchen.
  •  Attend daily meetings with Executive Chef/Executive Sous Chef and all other Senior Chefs regarding the updates for the day and review the list of things to do for maximum 2 days thereafter
  • Holds meeting with the colleagues in each particular kitchen to discuss what has been carried out in the Chef’s meeting and some other issues.
  • Establish culinary standards for the speciality of each kitchen which includes banqueting that caters to a number of guests.
  • Plan menus and compile recipes for food tasting to be approved by Executive Chef/Executive Sous Chef.
  • Inspect 4 times daily all food stores and refrigerated areas and suggest, where necessary, correct storage methods to comply with Health and Safety regulations as discussed further in this book
  • Check any spoilage and ensure regular turnover of food items and inform the Executive Chef/Executive Sous Chef.
  • Check on a daily basis food preparation, individual costs, quality, quantity inventories and portion control.
  • During service periods, to personally run the hot plate and assist  when needed and to ensure that the presentation as well as quality of the food is in accordance with the established standards
  • Conducts training and thorough briefing on the correct usage of kitchen equipment and machinery and to check that this is carried out in the correct manner by all kitchen colleagues.
  • Ensure the personal hygiene of colleague is up to the standard
  • Ensure that the daily logbook is utilized and complaints are immediately reported to the Executive Chef.
  • Ensures that all points mentioned in the log book has been carried out. i.e. mis en place and other instructions to complete the operation
  • Maintain, record and follow up documentation, checklists for control purposes.
  •  Any other duties as may reasonably be requested by the management.

Qualifications

  • Proven experience as a Chef de Cuisine  in a luxury hotel or high-end catering environment.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead a team to success through a caring and coaching approach
  • Creative flair and passion for delivering exceptional culinary experiences.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly organised and can thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent knowledge and practise of food hygiene standards

Additional Information

  • Opportunity to join the first Raffles in Bahrain
  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor 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, like Planet 21

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