Head Chef – Hilton Sharjah


A Head Chef is responsible for managing all aspects of the kitchen to deliver
an excellent Guest and Member experience while seeking customer feedback|
training staff| controlling costs| and covering all business needs
What will I be doing?
As a Head Chef| you are responsible for managing all aspects of the kitchen to
deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Head Chef will also be
required to ensure that all operational| quality| and administrative functions
are carried out properly. Specifically| you will be responsible for performing
the following tasks to the highest standards:
Manage all aspects of the kitchen including operational| quality and administrative functions
Actively seek verbal feedback from customers on a regular basis and respond to all guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
Ensuring adequate resources are available according to business need

Manage the provision of food to Food and Beverage outlets and taking action where necessary to ensure compliance with current legislatio

Control costs without compromising standards| improving gross profit margins and other departmental and financial target

Ensure team members have an up-to-date knowledge of menu items| special promotions| functions and event

Maintain good communication and work relationships in all hotel areas
Ensure that staffing levels are maintained to cover business demands
Ensure monthly communication meetings are conducted and post-meeting minutes generated
Manage staff performance issues in compliance with company policies and procedures
Recruit| manage| train and develop the kitchen team
Comply with hotel security| fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
Ensure maintenance| hygiene and hazard issues are dealt with in a timely manner
Manage financial performance of the department so all planning is in line with hotel objectives
Ensure food control systems are adhered to so margins are on target
Regular review of all menus with Food and Beverage manager to confirm offerings are in line with market trends
Be environmentally aware

What are we looking for?

A Head Chef serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests
and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role| you
should maintain the attitude| behaviours| skills| and values that follow:

Catering experience in managerial capacity
Experience managing a kitchen and developing staff
Experience managing food costs
Excellent leadership| interpersonal and communication skills
Accountable and resilient
Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
Ability to work under pressure
Intermediate food hygiene qualification
Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following
capabilities and distinctions:

Previous kitchen experience in similar role
Passion for food
Knowledge of current food trends
Advance food hygiene qualification
High level of IT proficiency

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!