IHG Executive Pastry Chef in Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Executive Pastry Chef

Job Number EMEAA00652

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Vietnam - Kiên Giang - Phu Quoc


About us

Thoughtfully designed for groups or individuals, as well as families or leisure travelers, the beachfront resort seamlessly combines elegance with local heartfelt charm. • 459 elegantly appointed Rooms, Suites & Villas • Club InterContinental • Exclusive beach• 6 innovative restaurants and bars• 4 swimming pools• 6 state-of-the-art meetings and conventions venues, and an auditorium ideal for movie screenings, concerts or cultural performances• Destination HARNN Heritage Spa, inspired by traditional Asian medicine and naturopathy• Fully equipped gym, available 24 hours a day ENCHANTING EXPERIENCE:- Spectacular ocean sunsets- Dedicated family experiences with a 250 sqm Planet Trekkers Kid’s Club, ‘Kids Can Cook’ Cooking School and fun daily activities - Highest Sky Bar in Phu Quoc with sweeping 360 degree ocean and mountain views and the finest cocktails on the island - Beachfront dining experiences - Holistic and adventurous activities including Yoga, Pilates and water sports - ‘In the Know’ bespoke destination experiences

Your day to day

• Prepares and present baked pastries including the preparation of:o Baked pastrieso Handling and storage of commoditieso Chou pastry disheso Gateau pithivierso Bake and fill a variety of sweet pate disheso Savoury products from chou short and puff• Prepares and present yeast raised pastries including the preparation of:o Croissantso Briocheo Kucheno Danish pastrieso Savarins and babas• Prepare and present afternoon tea items including:o Those suitable to be served for afternoon tea in a hotelo Flans and pies• Prepare and present desserts including:o Frozen dessertso Hot dessertso Cold dessertso Specialty desserts• Prepare and present gateaux, tortes and cakes including:o Traditional gateaux, torten and cakeso Finish and decorate themo Prepare for service and serve them to guestso Design, prepare, cover and decorate cakes for festive occasionso Prepare a range of cheesecakes• Prepare marzipan worko Prepare modeling marzipano Prepare a range of molded flowers and figureso Manipulate marzipan to cover cakes• Prepare Petits Fourso Prepare a range of petits fours secso Prepare a range of petits fours glaces• Maintain hygienic standards and practices• Maintain a hygienic kitchen• Clean the kitchen and equipment• Maintain personal hygiene• Works with Executive Chef in manpower planning and management needs• Works with Executive Chef in the preparation and management of the Department’s budget• Perform any other duties which may be assigned by the management from time to time.• Maximises employee productivity through the use of multi-skilling, multi-tasking and flexible scheduling to meet the financial goals of the business as well as the expectations of the guests.• Constantly evaluates local, national and international market trends, vendors and other hotel/restaurant operations to make sure that the hotel’s own operations remain competitive and cutting edge.• Continuously explores ways to support outlets in creating products that help to maximise revenues and profits.• Oversees the production management of all pastry and bakery goods for the hotel’s food and beverage operation, ensuring that the required mis-en-place and finished products are produced and delivered to the appropriate areas.• Works closely with other management personnel in a supportive and flexible manner, focusing on the overall success of the hotel and the satisfaction of hotel guests.• Tastes and monitors products served throughout the operation, providing feedback where appropriate.• Works with the Materials Manager in the procurement of the best product for the best price.• Oversees the punctuality and appearance of all pastry and bakery employees, making sure that they wear the correct uniform and maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene, according to the hotel and department’s grooming standards.• Develops the skills and effectiveness of employees through the appropriate training, coaching and/or mentoring.• Maintains strong, professional relationship with the relevant representatives from competitor hotels, business partners and other organisations.• Be responsible in keeping our property safe and secure, to participate in any hotel activity related to Fire Life safety.

What we need from you

Demonstrated ability to interact with customers, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand and the Company.• Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local government agency.• Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities.Qualifications:• Diploma or Vocational Certificate in Pastry & Baking or Culinary Skills or related field.Experience:• 5 years experience as a chef including at least 2 years in supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience with specialized training in pastry.

What we offer

IHG are more than just a great place to stay, we are also one of Vietnamese’s best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better.We passionately believe that it’s our people who have brought us to where we are today and our people that will help us grow. We celebrate diversity every day. We welcome guests from every background and corner of the world, so we want individuals who can bring hospitality to life for everyone.We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 5,300 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster.