Emirates Flight Catering Chef Jobs in Dubai

Website Emirates Flight Catering

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interpret necessary data for applicable parts of the budget; project annual food, labor and other costs and continuously monitor actual financial results; take corrective action as necessary to help assure that financial goals are met.
  • Ensure high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout kitchen areas at all times.
  • Build and maintain a strong relationship with all EKFC Group Client representatives, suppliers and supporting departments. Manage overall expectations in terms of departmental deliverables of quality, safety, food safety and timely deliveries.
  • Cascade the business objectives, development ideas, progresses on ideas and opportunities to all levels, ensuring active and motivated participation at all levels.
  • Proactively contribute to kitchen revenue by establishing controls to minimize food and supply waste and theft.
  • Supervise the staff in the implementation of work procedures in his/her section, report any non-conformance and propose solutions.
  • Build and maintain a strong talent pipeline for the unit.
  • Oversee work of chefs and other kitchen employees to assure that food preparation is economical and technically correct and within budgeted cost goals.
  • Review and approve menus and create recipes based on material cost and yield tests
  • Study and interpret available financial/cockpit reports, carry out root cause analysis and resolve variances.
  • Develop organizational hierarchy, through recruitment and guidance with long-term succession planning of the department
  • Responsible for overall smooth and effective workflow, documentation and record-keeping of the departmental processes.
  • Ensure that staff maintain discipline, are well-trained and are rotated between sections to become familiar with all aspects of the production.
  • Aligned to industry best practices, explore ways of increasing revenue through additional sources of income, menu engineering, prospective client presentations, coordination and service delivery to the extent of kitchens and beyond as deemed necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in creating recipes, menu development and costing
  • Knowledge and experience of food products and processes in a facility with extensive in-house production.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the culinary field
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of all aspects of cooking in various cuisines
  • Hotel Management, Bachelor’s degree or related culinary degree
  • Significant exposure to Lean Management, Occupational Health & Safety and Quality Assurance management.
  • Extensive experience with business management software applications in a catering environment
  • Food Safety Certificate

Job Details:

Company: Emirates Flight Catering

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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