Chef De Cuisine

    FIVE Hotels and Resorts

    An Exhilarating Opportunity

    Looking to be a part of an award-winning team that leads at the forefront of culinary innovation? We have the perfect opportunity currently available for a dynamic personality focused on delivering first-of-its-class guest experiences at FIVE Hotels and Resorts, dare-to-be-different destinations that capture the glamour and vibe of Dubai and Zurich.

    Dubbed the hottest hotel on Palm Jumeirah, FIVE Palm Jumeirah is set against a breathtaking backdrop of a 150m private beach and Dubai Marina skyline, this lifestyle hotel boasts 470 luxurious rooms and suites with ocean or city views.

    The resort is a party and culinary hot spot with a range of restaurants, bars, and a nightclub, inviting a new experience every day. Whether you are looking for a gourmet dining experience or want to dance the night away, our resort creates laid back or high energy choices from breakfast to the early hours as you design your stay.

    Design your vibe at FIVE Jumeirah Village, a glorious city chic hotel that captures the pulsating excitement of new Dubai.

    Visitors curate their own high-rise private pool celebrations (the property boasts of 270 pools), sunbath in style or enjoy a special dinner overlooking the world-famous sparkling Dubai skyline. Our award-winning sky villas were designed with more than sleep in mind as FIVE Jumeirah Village flawlessly combines a myriad of entertainment options, a culinary smorgasbord and first-rate guest services – after all, FIVE knows how to throw an exceptionally good party!

    “This is unashamedly about luxury,” – Daily Mail.

    And opening soon: FIVE Zurich!

    A sneak peek of this exciting new project, which opens in 2022, reveals that this newly revamped lifestyle hotel and Swiss hot spot that has previously been visited by the likes of Rihanna, Freddy Mercury, Grace Jones and Muhammad Ali as regular guests, overlooks the city center from Zurich’s stunning Uetliberg plateau and will offer 149 rooms and 87 stunning contemporary suites as well as several award-winning culinary concepts centered around FIVE’s hallmark musical stylings. The new FIVE hotel in Zurich will seamlessly unite the very best of Swiss hospitality with FIVE’s characteristic flair for an exceptionally indulgent experience for guests from the city and international visitors alike.

    Watch out for FIVE Beach

    FIVE Beach, a prime beach-side property in the heart of JBR with sweeping sunset vistas of the Dubai Eye and Palm Jumeirah, boasts of 231 suites, 100 opulent serviced apartments, 7 culinary and nightlife experiential venues, ReFIVE Spa, private beach access, another iconic social pool – and is slated to open in the first half of 2023. This incredible new property will truly imbibe the authentic and unique Vibe at FIVE for Gen Z that constantly flock to FIVE from around the globe to enjoy FIVE’s bespoke entertainment offerings.

    So, stay tuned!

    The VIBE at FIVE is all about performing optimally while having the best professional experience of your life – you will have a passion for your role, will disrupt norms and have the best time of your life – as a world of opportunity awaits you!

    As Chef De Cuisine you will join a committed Culinary team driven with the intent of delivering ‘FIVE-star’ culinary services to a homegrown brand in the heart of vibrant Dubai and glamorous Zurich.

    As our ideal candidate, you have exceptional talent and enthusiasm that is above par along with proven experience in a highly active environment. Your organizational, communication, and leadership skills are second to none and you enjoy developing solutions that push groundbreaking boundaries.

    You’ll work closely with the management team to develop constantly evolving service goals.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Ensures highest food quality appropriate to the market by assisting the Executive Chef in all areas of kitchen operations
    • Adheres to standards of food quality, preparation, recipes, and presentation
    • Well aware of the menu engineering and food cost calculation.
    • Ensures proper staffing and adequate supplies for all stations
    • Supervises the proper set-up of each item on menus and insures their readiness
    • Oversees the seasonings, portions, and appearance of food service in the operation
    • Stores unused food properly to minimize waste and maximize quality
    • Assists in budgetary and payroll expense control as required
    • Works closely with Chefs to ensure correct preparation, delivery times are being kept and food quality is maintained
    • Assures proper safety, hygiene, and sanitation practices are followed
    • Assists Executive Chef in checking and ordering fresh products and dry storage items required by kitchen
    • Encourages communication between kitchen production and service staff
    • Ensures readiness and makes priorities in case of last minute changes to reservations
    • Confers closely and regularly with the Executive Chef and takes every opportunity to become familiar with all aspects of his or her position, in order to be ready to fill in whenever required
    • Supervises all food production staff, and the steward function
    • Encourage creativity and input among the kitchen Outlet Teams.
    • Continuously seek ways to assist the outlets sous chefs to maximize their revenues and profits.
    • Monitor and analyze the activities and menus of competitive restaurants, bars, event venues and other hotels banqueting departments.
    • Conduct weekly Food and Beverage Meetings (if needed) and ensure all meetings are well planned, efficient and result oriented.
    • Maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times.

    Requirements

    What We’re Looking For

    • We are looking for a Chef De Cuisine who has worked in and understands high volume operations.
    • Someone who is a step ahead and is a passionate innovator while being a true food enthusiast.
    • Ability to manage and build a team that leaves a mark on every dish that is served.
    • Expresses the FIVE vibe through delivering exquisite culinary experiences.
    • Demonstrates great passion, high energy and contributes with enthusiasm.
    • Someone who is willing to ride the journey of creating a successful brand.
    • An active learner with an open mind that embraces change, always solution driven and an ideation expert.

    Benefits

    Rewards At Work! Benefits For Life!

    • Live the exciting FIVE Life
    • Attractive incentive schemes
    • Rapid career advancement
    • Team-spirited colleagues

    To apply for this job please visit fivehotelsandresorts.zohorecruit.com.