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Kitchen Coordinator

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Kitchen Coordinator

  • Dubai
  • Food & Beverage Division
  • Full time
  • Closing at: Aug 31 2022 at 23:55 +04

Responsibilities

  • Complete administrative functions as detailed by the Executive chef
  • Assisting in all operational and administrative culinary aspects of the Kitchen.
  • Access, analyse, distribute and file the daily flow of information to and from the Chef’s office.
  • Manage the diary of the Executive Chef in the most effective way.
  • Assist by creating the daily Market list for the kitchen and support monthly inventory control.
  • Assist in recipe costing.
  • Handle the daily flow of incoming and outgoing telephone calls and messages.
  • Act as the hub of the Kitchen department, supplying and collecting information from the Chefs and co-ordinate, response and performing a backup role for the Executive Chef.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties as required by the Executive Chef from time to time.
  • Assist Culinary Department A&B with outgoing correspondence and train them to use the required to perform smoothly
  • Assist Culinary Department A&B with the ordering system, related questions and train them to use the required to perform smoothly
  • Follow the principle of the 5Ps ‘Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance’ at all times and for all activities.
  • Work proactively and efficiently on inter-departmental communication within and beyond the F&B division in order to promote a climate of teamwork and enthusiasm.
  • Follow up accordingly on the produced reports to achieve an immaculate environment.
  • Ensure that Mandarin Oriental Jumeira’s grooming and appearance standards are implemented and maintained at all times to reflect an image of professionalism and care.
  • Ensure consistent compliance with the operating policies and procedures for the kitchen department.
  • At all times maintain proper etiquette while interacting with internal and external customers.
  • Ensure high standards of tidiness in the Chef’s office.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction in accordance to the MOHG Legendary Quality Experiences (LQEs), the MOHG Pillars and the respective service standards of MOQA.
  • Monitor and follow through on any requirements of VIP guests who are dining in the Restaurants as well as for special dietary requirements.
  • Support the team to create specific WOW moments to surprise and delight guests in the Restaurants in cooperation with the Chef de Cuisine/Jr. Chef de Cuisine and Restaurant manager.
  • Support the departmental trainer on departmental learning and development needs for the colleagues in the kitchen.
  • Liaise with food safety manager to ensure compliances with food safety safe and sound set by Mandarin Oriental Hotel and in accordance’s to the UAE’s Municipality rules and regulation.
  • If necessary communicate rules & regulations to all colleagues by using the Colleague Handbook and any other appropriate documents.
  • Support to all colleagues at any time and works openly and assist other colleagues when if required.
  • Maintain a positive synergy between all Kitchens to assure maximum efficiency among chefs.
  • Support on all trainings in accordance with the applicable standards          
  • Support banquet or outside catering events when if required.
  • Attend and partake in the daily kitchen line up.
  • Attend and participate in all required meetings and training as scheduled.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties as required by the Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef.

 

Skills & Qualifications 

  • High School qualification or equivalent is preferred.
  • Degree or Higher National Diploma in Hospitality/Hotel/Business Management is preferred.
  •  A minimum 3 years’ experience working as a coordinator or as an administrative assistant.
  • Have strong administrative skills and have the ability to handle telephone calls and written correspondence professionally.
  • Ability to work long hours with a strong focus on administrative excellence.
  • Competent computer skills including MS Office or equivalent.
  • Familiar with restaurant point of sales is preferred.
  • Perform job with attention to details and the ability to organize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to set up and maintain paper and electronic filing systems for records, correspondence, and other material.
  • Knowledge of all culinary procedures and standards is preferred.
  • Ability to understand effective approaches of communication with different individuals.
  • Able to communicate clearly with peers and superiors.
  • Fluent English; verbal and written communication skills in Arabic or other languages are preferred.
  • Able to compose, type, and distribute meeting notes, routine correspondence, and reports.

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