Do you see yourself as Executive Sous Chef?
At Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts our goal is to make business travel work. That’s where you come in. When you’re part of the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand you’re more than just a job title. At Crowne Plaza we look for people who are dynamic, confident and ambitious; people who excel in their role and help our guests succeed too.
As Executive Sous Chef, you will actively guide and direct the kitchen brigade to ensure consistency of brand standards and a high level of performance and presentation. Also as the Executive Sous Chef, you will be responsible for managing and motivating your team. You will be required to ensure that all staff within your department are adequately trained and developed in line with company policy. You will also be responsible to assist the Executive Chef for the recruitment and selection of your team and for managing any employee relations issues with the support of the Human Resources Department. You will actively guide and direct the whole team to ensure consistency of brand standards and a high level of performance and service delivery.
Preferred candidate should be a college / university degree graduate with a minimum of two years experiences in a similar capacity / function in an international five star hotel with preferable previous experiences in the Middle East; with strong background in HACCP procedures and application. Importantly, we are looking for a culinary expert with pride, passion and energy that can support in leading and developing a great team and drive excellent food quality. Having an eye for detail and creativity to look at things differently will be a key to developing the Food and Beverage Experience. An outgoing personality is also important whilst representing the Crowne Paza brand promotionally and locally.
Ultimately, you will be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication in English. You will be a self-starter, hands-on leader and you will be able to demonstrate understanding of the business and link the business environment to IHG commitments; have a high level of drive for results and ability to lead and motivate team members to achieve the results; will be adaptable and flexible with the ability to build relationships in a multi-cultural environment and gain trust and support of team members and senior managers. You will have exceptional planning, organizing and delegating skills with attention to detail. You will have the ability to exhibit strong decision making skills to deliver brand service standards resulting in highest guest satisfaction. You will possess a high level of integrity to lead by example and gain respect of peers and colleagues.