Fairmont Riyadh

Location: SA - Riyadh

13/11/16 17:30
Job Details

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As Butcher, you will manage the meat, fish and poultry needs of our restaurants and staff cafeteria, ensuring a superior product for guests and Colleagues alike.

Hotel Overview:

Located just north of the city, Fairmont Riyadh will be part of a new mixed-use development project comprising the hotel, a convention center and commercial real estate space that will house multinational corporations as well as regional companies. The hotel will feature 298 spacious guestrooms, including Fairmont Gold. Guests will enjoy a selection of dining venues as well as spa and fitness facilities. The convention center comprises 4,000 square meters of meeting and function space.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

* Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues

* Manage the day-to-day operation of the department and ensure all standards are followed

* Complete daily meat, fish & poultry market lists based on hotel volume

* Control costs by utilizing leftover meat, fish & poultry items in staff cafeteria & buffets

* Ensure daily rotation of all butchery items from the outlets to maintain quality

* Liaise with the Purchaser to communicate quality for money ratio

* Maintain consistency for all items leaving the Butcher Shop

* Keep inventory of red meats to ensure proper aging of meats

* Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment

* Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions

* Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards

* Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage

* Other duties as assigned


* Previous experience in the Culinary field (Butcher) required

* Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent preferred

* DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline an asset

* Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

* Highly responsible & reliable

* Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

* Ability to work cohesively as part of a team

* Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to):

* Constant standing and walking throughout shift

* Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs

* Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling

* Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements:

Eligible candidate will be provided visa to have work permit required as per the local law.