IHG Chef De Cuisine, Zaytoun Restaurant (Arabic) at Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City in United States

Chef De Cuisine, Zaytoun Restaurant (Arabic) at Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City

Job Number EMEAA04678

Hotel Brand:

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - - -


About us

Do you see yourself as a Chef de Cuisine, Zaytoun Restaurant ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into triathlon, exploring new restaurants or dancing the tango, at IHG® we're interested in you. We love people who apply the same amount of passion and precision to their jobs as they do to their hobbies. Imagine working for a company that gives you Room to be yourself. Our commitment to our people is to deliver room to have a great start, to learn and grow, to perform, to be recognized and rewarded, to be involved and to take the initiative and lead.

The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) properties in Dubai Festival City consist of four hotel brands. These include the luxury brand InterContinental, the superior upscale Crowne Plaza, the lavish long-stay InterContinental Residence Suites and the vibrant mid-scale Holiday Inn. In addition to over 1000+ bedrooms, the four properties boast a selection of high quality restaurants and bars, an impressive 3,800 square meter Event Centre across two levels, the 5,000 square meters Festival Arena by InterContinental, the luxurious Spa InterContinental, state-of -the-art gymnasium facilities, and swimming pool facilities

We are looking for confident, sophisticated and internationally-minded people to join over 1500 colleagues who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of luxury, quality and service which define our company. We value the passion and enthusiasm of our colleagues, and encourage you to share your passion when you work with us.

Your day to day

At the moment we're looking for a Chef de Cuisine, Zaytoun Restaurant to join our energetic, enthusiastic and passionate team at Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City .

Experience an eclectic mix of east and west in the warm and relaxed surroundings of this all day dining restaurant. Enjoy timeless specialties from the Mediterranean with your loved ones under the stars or within the restaurant's comfortable and homely atmosphere.

The Chef de Cuisine for Zaytoun Restaurant will be reporting to the Executive Sous Chef of InterContinental Hotels Group® Dubai Festival City.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Developing all menus including new and innovative dishes over three meal periods.

  • Preparing and serving a range of cuisine dishes which exceed guest expectations.

  • Interacting with guests.

  • Lead, train and develop junior members of the Kitchen Brigade.

  • Working closely with Restaurant Manager to meet our winning ways metrics.

  • Liaising with Pastry, Bakery and Garde Manger kitchens to design contemporary multicultural menus.

  • Monitoring of company and Municipality hygiene standards

  • Monitoring the buffet quality and presentation during service.

  • Maintain and monitoring the budgeted food cost and taking corrective action whenever it is needed.

What we need from you

Ideally, you'll have some or all of the following qualifications and experience we're looking for:

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years in the same position

  • Strong technical skill set and understanding of Mediterranean/Lebanese/Arabic cuisines

  • Proven history on working in a multinational environment

  • Hold an internationally approved food safety certificate, ideally HACCP

  • Diplomatic team player able to foster relationships with members, colleagues and guests

  • General knowledge of costing which relate to food cost control

  • Self-motivated innovative with a high drive for results

  • Technically literacy including MS word, excel and presentation

  • Must speak Arabic

What we offer

In return we'll give you a competitive benefit package including accommodation, hotel discounts worldwide and the opportunity to progress your career with IHG®. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

At IHG® we are committed to developing our team and managing our talent and would encourage internal as well as external candidates to apply for any of our vacancies.

So what's your passion? Please apply on-line and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG®.

To find out more about us or any other jobs with IHG® please look at www.ihg.com/careers