Sous Chef, Japanese Cuisine Speciality - Anise at InterContinental Hotel Dubai Festival City

Hotels Clubs and Spas
Food Production/ Kitchen
Middle Management
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Salary Description:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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Do you see yourself as a Sous Chef, Japanese Cuisine Speciality ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into scuba diving, golf 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 - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

The InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG®) properties in Dubai Festival City consist of three hotel brands and a golf course. These include the luxury brand InterContinental, the superior upscale Crowne Plaza, the lavish long-stay InterContinental Residence Suites and the 18 hole championship Al Badia Golf Club. 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 luxurious Spa InterContinental, state-of -the-art gymnasium facilities, and swimming pool facilities.

At the moment we are looking for a Sous Chef, Japanese Cuisine Speciality to join our energetic, enthusiastic and passionate team at InterContinental Hotel Dubai Festival City.

As a Sous Chef, Japanese Cuisine Speciality , you will be under the instruction, direction of the Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef, within the limits of the hotel policies and procedures; you will manage, control and supervise the team members assigned in your shift. You will be responsible for the proper efficiency and profitable functioning of the kitchen section which has been assigned to you.

You will establish quality standards for all menu items and for food production practices. You will make suggestions to Executive Chef for improvements, with the target to have more satisfied customers and/ or increase volume of business or profit. You must possess knowledge of Japanese Cuisine in regards to ingredients, method of cooking and presentation. You will be responsible for constantly maintaining a high standard of food preparation by checking it for taste, temperature and visual appeal. You will manage the team to ensure compliance to food & safety, hygiene standards are followed. You will maintain the up keep of your kitchen section, and ensure all your team members are well trained, has been assigned their specific duties and you will establish and promote a good team work within the kitchen, service, stewarding and F&B supporting departments. You will be responsible to check maintenance of all kitchen equipment's located in your section and make any attempt to prevent the damage or loss of the hotel property.<br><br> The right candidates should be adequate on the following;

• Participate in the planning and costing of menus
• Develop and write standard recipes
• Develop new dishes and products
• Ensure that outstanding culinary technical skills are maintained
• Assist with organizing special events and special food promotions
• Maintain comprehensive product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets, and current trends and make recommendations for appropriate adjustments to kitchen operations accordingly
• Maintain a hygienic kitchen
• Clean the kitchen and equipment
• Knowledge of Japanese Cuisine (ie. Sushi, Tepanyaki, Robatayaki, Tempura, Izakaya, etc.)

Preferred candidate will have a degree or certificate in culinary arts and two years of working experience in same role and same cuisine, with at least one year in a managerial capacity in 4 or 5 star hotels, or equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience. Has good command of English language, highly responsible & reliable, ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team, ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment, ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

In return we'll give you a competitive tax-free financial and benefits package, hotel discounts worldwide and the chance to work with a great team of people.

You'll join a team passionate about delivering memorable experiences that make our guests feel special, making InterContinental Hotels Dubai Festival City a great place to work. Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG. To find out more about us or any other jobs with IHG please look at

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Contact Details:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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Contact: HR Department

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