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Executive Sous Chef

Doha, Qatar

Executive Sous Chef

  • 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

  • Overlook all operational and administrative aspects of the culinary as appropriate and be able to prioritise the required level of engagement in all areas depending on business volumes and other related parameters.
  • Train, evaluate and schedule all culinary colleagues in accordance with the applicable standards, policies and as per the overall business requirements.
  • 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 Manager.
  • To support food safety manager to maintain and follow through the food safety standard set by Mandarin Oriental Doha, Safe & Sound and in accordance to local Qatar Municipality rules and regulation.
  • Observe all aspects of the business forecasts and plan effectively to make most efficient arrangements for manpower, equipment and supplies accordingly.
  • To ensure that all plating guides are followed according to set dish description, cooking method and presentation image.
  • To ensure that all cold dish, hot dish, pastry and bakery items are prepared as per standard set by the Executive Chef.
  • To ensure that all buffet displays are food safe, creative, clean and with attention to detail as per set standards by the Executive Chef.  
  • Support outlets managers in overview of all IG point of sales related set ups and carry out regular check on accuracy of all items.
  • Ensure proper care, security and maintenance of all hotel equipment through attentive supervision.


  • A minimum of 2 years as Executive Sous Chef or 4 years as Chef de Cuisine or a similar position in a five-star deluxe hotel operation.
  • A minimum of total 10 years of experience working in high end a five-star deluxe kitchens or restaurants.
  • Michelin Star Restaurants experience is an advantage
  • Work experience in at least one of the following countries in the Middle East: UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
  • Very good knowledge on computer systems.
  • Experience with Morton Bay purchasing and InfoGenesis point of sales systems or other known systems is an advantage.

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