Head Butcher

Fairmont Quasar Istanbul

Location: TR - Istanbul

12/11/16 17:30
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Head Butcher

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:

Central to shopping, sightseeing, restaurants and bars, and the business district. The green park surrounding the Fairmont Quasar Istanbul, offers breathing space in a dense part of the city. The hotel is about 20 km to Atatürk Airport and in convenient walking distance to metro.

Business and leisure travelers alike will experience the utmost in comfort and luxury at the Fairmont Quasar Istanbul. The 209 luxury guestrooms include 25 Suites, 33 Gold Rooms and 64 Apartments, all elegantly designed for the discerning modern traveler and cuisine that ranges from traditional Turkish to health-conscious to international, guests will find just what they need for the perfect Istanbul experience.

Fitness enthusiasts can enjoy the 2000 sqm, well-equipped Willow Stream Spa and Health Club, during summer, guests can also enjoy our outdoor swimming pool overlooking the Bosphorus.

Summary of Responsibilities:

* 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

Qualifications:

* 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