IHG Executive Sous Chef - Crowne Plaza Kuwait & Holiday Inn Al Thuraya City Kuwait in Kuwait City, Kuwait

Description:

JobOverview :

Under

the general guidance and supervision of the executive chef, and within the

limits of established hotel policies, procedures and food and beverage manual,

assists in overseeing and directing all aspects of the kitchen operations. To

assist the Executive Chef in his duties to ensure that all food is served

according to pre-determined methods of cooking and plating instructions.

At Crowne Plaza ® , we want our guests

to feel able to do their best, achieve their goals and be recognized for their

success.

Dutiesand Responsibilities

  • Inconjunction with the Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef plansactivities, promotions and menu implementations according to the annualmarketing plans.

  • Ensuresthat all designated action points from daily briefings or monthlyoperational meetings are being followed by the individual s concerned.

  • Be aware of and comply with all legislation affecting the operation, including licensing regulations, health regulations and fire and safety regulations.

  • Assists the Executive Chef in compiling the annual marketing plans and budgets.

  • Ensures disciplinary and grievance proceduresare adhered to and followed

  • Be constantly aware of customers’ expectations,which are adhered to and followed

  • Be responsible for and accountable for theoverall food cost as well as kitchen supplies, kitchen energy costs and kitchenutensils in the assigned section

  • Find ways to improve the efficiency of theoperations which will benefit our clients

  • Assist the Executive Chef in improving the foodcost through strategic purchasing, without negatively affecting predeterminedquality standards

  • Constantly strive to reduce energy consumptionwithin the kitchen

  • Checks the outlet operation during all serviceperiods taking necessary action to correct any deviation from quality standards

  • Conduct weekly equipment maintenance checks andstewarding cleanliness issues & follows up on deficiencies in a timelymanner

  • Plans, coordinates and supervises all menuimplementations in a timely manner with recipes, photographs & stafftraining

  • Foster positive thinking and motivation withpeers & subordinates by giving active assistance on more efficient ways ofrunning the kitchens

  • Assist in the preparation and control of dailyand weekly market lists

  • Conducts daily outlet tours to observeoperational standards and difficulties and follow them up with the ExecutiveChef

  • Prepare weekly work schedule for hissubordinates

  • Create and develop new dishes and recipes bykeeping up with the latest market trends

  • Be fully responsible for the labor budget of thekitchen department

  • Co-operate with the company to achievecompliance with FLS legislation

  • Take moral and legal responsibility forconducting themselves in their work so they do not expose themselves or othersto risk

  • Read, understand, and implement the relevantsections of the FLS Policy

  • Sign the Employees' Declaration having read andunderstood the relevant sections of the FLS

  • Make careful use of safety equipment, such as gloves,goggles, aprons, overalls, shoes, and so on

  • Return safety equipment to its designatedstorage area after use, and reporting any equipment damage to the supervisor

  • Take reasonable care when storing, handling, andusing chemicals and dangerous substances, lifting and carrying, and using orcleaning dangerous work equipment, including machines

  • Not undertake any activity which compromisestheir personal FLS, or the FLS of others

  • Report all accidents, dangerous occurrences, orhazards, no matter how minor, to the supervisor or Heads of Department

Qualifications

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Hotel Management course/education

  • Previous work experience in hotel/in this position

  • Execellent background in banquet operation

  • Must be able to communicate in primary language (English), team player, accountable, responsible and maintaining quality of work place at all times

Job: Food & Beverage

Location: Kuwait-Kuwait City

Requisition ID: KUW001421