Executive Pastry Chef – Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab

at Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts
Published May 23, 2024
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Chefs / F&B / Housekeeping / Hospitality  
Job Type Full-time  
Responsibilities An opportunity has arisen for an Executive Pastry Chef to join our team at Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab. The main duties and responsibilities of this role: Designing and developing innovative pastry menus that align with Jumeirah's culinary standards and guest preferences Supervising the production of pastries, desserts, and baked goods, ensuring consistency in quality, taste, and presentation Leading and managing a team of pastry chefs and bakers, providing guidance, training, and motivation to ensure optimal performance Monitoring inventory levels of pastry ingredients and supplies, and placing orders as needed to maintain adequate stock levels while minimizing waste Implementing quality control measures to uphold Jumeirah's standards of excellence in pastry production, including taste testing and visual inspections Ensuring compliance with food safety and sanitation regulations, as well as Jumeirah's internal policies and procedures Staying updated on industry trends and innovations in pastry techniques, ingredients, and presentation styles, and incorporating them into menu development when appropriate Fostering a guest-centric approach to pastry production, soliciting feedback, and making adjustments as necessary to ensure guest satisfaction
Industry Hospitality

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinguished impact on the global hospitality market for more than two decades with its Stay Different™ brand promise. Its award-winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, elevated signature dining destinations and surprising architecture and design at the heart of every guest experience. Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 9,000 colleagues, representing over 120 nationalities. As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scales up its operations to the next level of growth, it remains fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world class environments. Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.

Jumeirah Group’s newest resort Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab will lead a new generation of Group’s ultra-luxury portfolio. Nestled at the tip of a peninsula at the heart of Dubai’s largest private beach, with design influences of a futuristic superyacht, Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab will feature 303 rooms, 84 suites, and 82 serviced residences set amid private landscaped gardens. It encompasses specially integrated wellness and leisure destinations and an impressive line-up of signature restaurants, including a new concept comprising 4 restaurants in 1. With all rooms offering a panoramic vista over the Arabian Sea, this statement property will mark a new epoch for Jumeirah Group.

About the Job:

An opportunity has arisen for an Executive Pastry Chef to join our team at Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab. The main duties and responsibilities of this role:

  • Designing and developing innovative pastry menus that align with Jumeirah's culinary standards and guest preferences
  • Supervising the production of pastries, desserts, and baked goods, ensuring consistency in quality, taste, and presentation
  • Leading and managing a team of pastry chefs and bakers, providing guidance, training, and motivation to ensure optimal performance
  • Monitoring inventory levels of pastry ingredients and supplies, and placing orders as needed to maintain adequate stock levels while minimizing waste
  • Implementing quality control measures to uphold Jumeirah's standards of excellence in pastry production, including taste testing and visual inspections
  • Ensuring compliance with food safety and sanitation regulations, as well as Jumeirah's internal policies and procedures
  • Staying updated on industry trends and innovations in pastry techniques, ingredients, and presentation styles, and incorporating them into menu development when appropriate
  • Fostering a guest-centric approach to pastry production, soliciting feedback, and making adjustments as necessary to ensure guest satisfaction

About you: 

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Intensive experience working in upscale or luxury hotel pastry kitchens, with a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in progressively senior pastry roles
  • Strong leadership abilities, including the ability to inspire and motivate a team of pastry chefs and bakers to consistently achieve excellence
  • Flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a dynamic and ever-changing hospitality environment, with the ability to adjust to guest preferences, seasonal ingredients, and industry trends
  • A genuine passion for pastry and a commitment to delivering exceptional guest experiences, with a relentless pursuit of excellence in all aspects of pastry production

About the Benefits:

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care package including dental coverage, flights home, life insurance, incentive programs, and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.

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