Executive Pastry Chef

Fairmont Riyadh

Location: SA - Riyadh

12/11/16 17:30
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Executive Pastry Chef

Exceptional service and cuisine are hallmarks of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts dining experience. As Executive Pastry Chef, your leadership, creativity and culinary skills will inspire your team to create spectacular desserts that bring every meal to a memorable (and delectable) end.

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

* Lead and manage the qualityquantity of the Pastry department, as well as coordinate the production as it relates to banquet and restaurant functions

* Develop new dessert, pastry and bread products

* Maintaining payroll costs and productivity within budgeted guidelines

* To assist in the recruitment and training of all new Pastry Cooks

* Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs

* Follow outlet policies, procedures and service standards

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

* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

* Extensive leadership experience in a Pastry department required

* DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline required

* Working knowledge of sugar work/chocolate skills an asset

* Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications 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

Visa Requirements: Selected candidate will be provided visa to have a legal permit to work as per the law.