Executive Chef

Executive Chef

3-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Executive Chef
Ready for a sizzling career move You will play a pivotal role in our kitchen working alongside a fantastic team. This position's primary responsibility is to provide leadership and management for the Culinary Department and be accountable for operations assets, its personnel's actions, personal property, the use and end result. This position is also responsible for establishing business plans which results in the long term continued growth, profitability of the department and guest loyalty.

What is in it for you:

  • 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

What you will be doing:
  • Meet daily with Culinary Management to communicate daily operational challenges & successes.
  • Promote a fun, professional and disciplined work environment.
  • Lead by example using Accor's Mission, Vision & Values.
  • Support/Coach/Lead & Motivate kitchen colleagues & managers.
  • Chairs weekly Sous Chef meeting.
  • Ensure proper weekly & annual vacation scheduling of all kitchen colleagues.
  • Ensure proper hygiene as per Dubai Municipality and Health Authority, always promoting Health and Safety to ensure an A rating by the municipality
  • Ensure required assured safe catering requirements are met.
  • Conduct daily walk through of hotel kitchens and accompanying areas to ensure proper cleanliness.
  • Strive to improve all food preparations, presentations & menu selections
  • Approve all food menus including Banquet, IRD, and Outlets.
  • Actively walk the hotel to ensure all Outlets and Banquet rooms exceed standards in terms of food quality & set - ups
  • Interact closely with Sales and Marketing Department to assist in meal co-ordination while meeting with clients.
  • Ensure all VIP & Royal visits are handled and prioritized properly.
  • Continually expand on our current food product to lead our colleagues to the next level.
  • Strives to increase all hotel JDP results. Attends J.D.P. communication meetings for food quality, menu content & timeliness of service.
  • Keep current on new trends in the market place.
  • Ensure that the Culinary Team Leaders utilize progressive corrective actions to correct, supervise and coach colleagues that need improved performance.
  • Strive to achieve monthly labor and food cost budget.
  • Conduct spot checks of hotel suppliers and other companies that would like to supply the hotel.
  • Conduct meeting with food suppliers, review products, prices, quality, delivery, etc.
  • Maintains staffing guidelines, as to yearly budgets/business, hires, disciplines, terminates if required.
  • Attends hotel/division/leader meetings.
  • Maintains storeroom par level and realize the importance of food turnovers.
  • In conjunction with the Chief Steward, maintain the china, glassware and silver inventories.

Your experience and skills include:
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience as an Executive Chef in a 5 star luxury property
  • Great and proven leadership skills
  • Fine Dining and Banqueting experience in a 5 star luxury property is a must
  • Have a strong working knowledge of International Cuisine.
  • Ability to create great guest experiences with a beautiful, vast and extensive space
  • Experience working in Middle East or Asia an asset
  • Proven track record of cost control including food, equipments, labour and wastage to meet the food quality goals and the hotel's financial goals.
  • Enthusiastic and with an outgoing personality who is very guest driven
  • Demonstrate real passion for menu planning and leadership
  • Strong understanding of HACCP
  • Accreditation from a recognized Culinary School

Your team and working environment:
The iconic Queen Elizabeth (QE2) Dubai's first and only floating hotel is a 497 room hotel and one-of-a-kind entertainment destination, rich in History where the past is relived in the luxury of today.
Guest experience is a true British Heritage and history with a visit to one of the world's most celebrated ocean liners, now permanently docked in the new marina at Dubai's Port Rashid in the UAE.
The property is in close proximity to some of Dubai's attractions including the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Queen Elizabeth 2 shares a neighborhood with some of Dubai's other cultural gems including the Gold Souk, Dubai Creek and the Etihad Museum. The nearest airport is Dubai International Airport, 8 km from the accommodation.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

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 possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit
Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

About Accor

Accor S.A. is a French multinational hospitality company that owns, manages and franchises hotels, resorts and vacation properties. It is the largest hospitality company in Europe, and the sixth largest worldwide.Accor operates in 5,300 locations in over 110 countries. Its total capacity is approximately 777,714 rooms. It owns and operates brands in many segments of hospitality: Luxury (Raffles, Fairmont, Sofitel), premium (MGallery, Pullman, Swissôtel), midscale (Novotel, Mercure, Adagio), and economy (ibis, hotelF1). Accor also owns companies specialized in digital hospitality and event organization, such as onefinestay, D-Edge, ResDiary, John Paul, Potel & Chabot and Wojo.The company is headquartered in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France, and is a constituent of the CAC Next 20 index in the Paris stock exchange.

Job Source : careers.accor.com

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