Executive Chef - 3431153

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
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    Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
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Job Description

Responsibility for the development and smooth operation of the kitchen operating with emphasis on quality, presentation within the guidelines of the standardized menus, and staff training

Hotel Overview

The Fairmont Amman features 317 luxurious guestrooms and suites including Fairmont Gold, the brands hotel within a hotel featuring amenities such as private reception and guest lounge The hotels food and beverage offerings will provide unique concepts designed to add flair and sophistication to an already exciting city

Summary of Responsibilities

-Reporting to the Director, Food & Beverage, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following

-Based on sales figures by menu item, review the profitability and popularity of dishes on the menu and make changes where applicable in conjunction with the Director, Food & Beverage

-Participate in the drafting of concept ideas and menus for all special events and functions while encouraging all colleagues to put forward their ideas and utilising them wherever practical

-Supervise the kitchen in the preparation and presentation of all food items in accordance with the hotels food and beverage standards and standardised menu guidelines

-Monitor standards of production to ensure a high level of quality

-Supervise all aspects of kitchen cleanliness and co-ordinate the effective utilisation of all kitchen colleagues using effective staffing levels, ensuring all kitchen areas are maintained in a hygienic condition at all times and ensuring adherence to hotel standards

-Control of food purchasing levels if applicable liaising with hotel stores person

-Control the drafting of rosters, ensuring each area is effectively covered and within keeping of the hotels annual manning and payroll budgets

-Maintain a sound knowledge of purchasing procedures for food stocks The control of purchasing levels and ensuring all necessary measures are in place to maintain budgeted food costs, whilst ensuring adequate food stocks and maintaining standards

-To organise and supervise the training of kitchen colleagues, motivating all colleagues to increase skills in food preparation and kitchen management

-Ensure the kitchen is maintained to high hygiene standard at all times and safe food handling practices are followed

-Ensure COSHH and HACCAP guidelines are achieved and maintained Check monitoring procedures daily

-Ensure all equipment is properly maintained and stored, with all breakages and breakdowns being properly reported and recorded

-Actively participate in training and development programs and maximise opportunities for self-development

-Appreciate the dynamic nature of the hotel industry and extend these service attributes to all internal customers

-Demonstrate an understanding and an awareness of all policies and procedures relating to Health, Hygiene and Fire Life Safety

-With the assistance of the finance accounts department, co-ordinate the preparation of the departmental annual budget and work to achieve the budget by monitoring and controlling the departmental operations, considering revenue and expenditure

-On an ongoing basis; control and analyse departmental costs to ensure performance against budget; implementing corrective measures where necessary to produce positive business results

-Effectively manage staffing costs by preparing efficient work schedules in line with legal requirements

-Coach, counsel and discipline colleagues, providing constructive feedback to enhance performance

-Familiarise yourself with the company vision and values which link to our model of desired behaviours that we expect all colleagues to display

-Have the desire and ability to improve your knowledge and abilities through on-going training

-Ability to work as part of a diverse team with colleagues from different viewpoints, cultures and countries



-Previous experience as an Executive Chef in Luxury Hotel (7-10 years previous Experience)

-Passion for creating and enhancing culinary style, and exhibiting passion for culinary arts

-Experience in large and busy Banquet Operations

-Proven creativity and execution of F&B programs in a very dynamic and competitive market

-Proven leadership ability that supports an environment of employee growth and development, inter-departmental teamwork and exceptional customer service

-Able to develop strong work relationships with both Guests and Colleagues alike

-DiplomaDegree in Culinary Arts or related discipline

-Fluent English spoken and understood

Visa REQUIREMENTS Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Jordon

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As a leader in the global hospitality industry, we provide global hospitality expertise and resources that enhance the value of our leading hotel brands Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Raffles Hotels & Resorts and Swissotel Hotels & Resorts Recognized as a top employer, FRHIs corporate culture encourages professional development and growth opportunities from within, building a loyal and experienced colleague base who are passionate about providing guests with a unique and meaningful travel experience Our teams are guided by values of respect, teamwork, integrity, accountability and excellence We employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity Known by travelers throughout the globe, world-class properties in our unrivalled hotel portfolio include The Fairmont Banff Springs, Raffles Hotel, Singapore, Fairmont Peace Hotel, Swissotel The Bosphorus, and the famed Savoy in London The company is also focused on growth and has a robust development pipeline of new hotels that will open around the world over the next five years

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:13th Feb 2025


Executive Chef

Company Profile

We are thrilled to embark on an exciting new chapter as Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, and our unrivaled collection of iconic hotels including Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont The Norfolk, Nairobi, Fairmont Banff Springs, Londons The Savoy and the Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, join AccorHotels Group, one of the worlds largest global hotel companies. Together, as a global community of hospitality leaders, we remain committed to cultivating a culture in which our colleagues are encouraged to realize their full potential through rewarding experiences and development opportunities. This exciting growth translates into opportunities, not just to better meet the needs of our guests, but opportunities for you to grow your career within our incredible brands around the world!
With our distinctive hotels around the world - and more in development - our global hospitality brand is renowned for its warm, engaging service and unique, culturally rich experiences. Located in some of the worlds most unforgettable destinations, Fairmonts unrivalled collection reflects a sense of heritage, sophistication, and social importance. We are also committed to responsible tourism and are an industry leader in sustainable hotel management with our award-winning Green Partnership Program.
We have a 100 year tradition of delivering excellent service in some of the most iconic properties in the world. Our focus on service begins with selecting talented individuals who embody our Brand Promise: Turning moments into memories for our guests

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