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Banquet Chef De Cuisine

Doha, Qatar

Banquet Chef De Cuisine

  • Doha
  • Kitchen Division
  • Full time

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group 

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences located in prime destinations around the world. 

Increasingly recognized for creating some of the world’s most sought-after properties, the Group provides 21st century luxury with oriental charm. Above all, Mandarin Oriental is renowned for creating unique hotels through distinctive design and a strong sense of place, luxury hotels right for their time and place.  

Mandarin Oriental, Doha 

Mandarin Oriental, Doha is an intimate and stylish urban retreat, blending Qatari-influenced heritage with modern design. Located in the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha, within walking distance to Souq Waqif, Museum of Islamic Art and a short distance to the business district, West Bay. 

At Mandarin Oriental, Doha we welcome colleagues with the passion to deliver the best service and exceed our guest’s expectations. 

Main Responsibilities 

  • Oversee all operational and administrative culinary aspects of Banquets, Outside Caterings and In Room Dining as appropriate and be able to prioritise the required level of engagement in both areas depending on business volumes and other related parameters
  • Regularly review menus in regard to popularity of dishes, food cost and seasonality with the Banquet Manager, In Room Dining Manager and Executive Pastry Chef and suggest new menu proposals to the Executive Chef
  • Development of new Banquet and In Room Dining menus and offerings with the Executive Chef
  • Attend and participate the weekly/daily events meeting with the Catering and Events Sales team to assure a smooth communication flow in addition to email correspondence
  • Constantly identify areas for improvement in Food and Beverage quality by reviewing various quality audit reports, guest comment cards and guest incident reports, and formulate action plans accordingly, also in cooperation with the respective Banquet Manager and In Room Dining Manager
  • Encourage proactive, efficient and effective inter-departmental communication within and beyond the Food and Beverage division in order to promote a climate of teamwork and enthusiasm
  • Provide leadership, direction and support to all colleagues at any time
  • Train, evaluate and schedule all colleagues in accordance with the applicable standards, policies and as per the overall business requirements
  • Liaise with the Learning & Development Manager on departmental learning and development needs for all colleagues of the restaurants and oversee the overall training activities of the outlets including a heavy involvement in class room training, role plays and on the job trainings
  • Prepare a weekly roster to schedule all colleagues effectively to maintain the standards of Mandarin Oriental while operating within budgeted labour cost guidelines and headcounts, depending on the business volume

Requirements

  • High School qualification or equivalent
  • Degree or Higher National Diploma in Hospitality/Culinary arts
  • Experience as Chef de Cuisine in a high volume restaurant or catering company with highest levels of service is preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working in a 5-star hotel or free standing restaurant environment
  • International work experience in at least two of the following regions: Asia, Europe, North America and preferably Middle East

If you are interested in joining our team apply today! 

  

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