Head Chef – Public House

Full Time @ Kempinski Hotels Sector: Hotel, Restaurant & Hospitality
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : August 26, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Head Chef – Public House

Prepares and serves a range of a la carte items which meet guest’s expectations while supervising junior members of the Kitchen Brigade

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with organizing special events and special food promotions
  • Participate in the drafting of concept ideas and menus for all special events and functions while encouraging all staff to put forward their ideas and utilizing them wherever practical
  • Participate and supervise the kitchen in the preparation and presentation of all food items in accordance with the hotel’s food and beverage standards and standardized menu guidelines
  • Maintain comprehensive product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets, and current trends and make recommendations for appropriate adjustments to kitchen operations accordingly
  • Assist in maintaining a comprehensive, current and guest focused set of departmental standards and procedures and oversee their implementation
  • Ensure training needs analysis of Kitchen staff is carried out and training programs are designed and implemented to meet needs
  • Provide input for probation and formal performance appraisal discussions in line with company guidelines
  • Work with superior in the preparation and management of the department’s budget
  • Control and monitor departmental costs on an ongoing basis to ensure performance against budget
  • Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel

Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 years kitchen experience
  • Minimum 2-3 years management experience (e.g. Sous Chef)
  • Experience in American Dine Outlet / Restaurant is required
  • Knowledgeable of food safety regulations
  • Ability to work as part of a team, thrive under pressure in challenging circumstances and come up with proactive, rational solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with hotel staff and clients/vendors
  • Ability to identify and delegate tasks effectively
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Applying a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times
  • Working in a safe, prudent and organized manner

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