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Do you see yourself as Executive Sous Chef? At Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts our goal is to make business travel work. That’s where you come in. When you’re part of the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand you’re more than just a job title. At Crowne Plaza we look for people who are dynamic, confident and ambitious; people who excel in their role and help our guests succeed too.The Crowne Plaza Resort Salalah sets in 45 acres of private tropical gardens and on a long stretch of pristine sandy beach. the resort enjoys an ideal location for Business, Meetings & Events and leisure Traveler's. Recline on a well-lit beach and by the pool with sumptuous cuisine at the relaxing Crowne Plaza Resort Salalah.Receive a warm welcome from friendly Omani staff as you cross 42 acres of lush, landscaped gardens and enter into the gleaming lobby of Crowne Plaza Resort Salalah. We'll show you to your room or suite, or point you towards our 3 interconnecting pools, tennis and squash courts or par-3 garden golf course.A courtesy shuttle bus whisks you from Salalah International Airport to Crowne Plaza Resort Salalah in 10 minutes. We combine a resort getaway with easy access to the centre of Salalah, just 10 minutes' drive away. Lush hotel gardens lead to the gentle turquoise waters, lapping against beach.Locals are drawn to our night-time attractions, from sumptuous themed buffets on the white sand at Dolphin Beach Restaurant to Arabic singers and disco nights at Al-Luban nightclub. Al-Khareef Pub, with its rich wood and stained glass, is a homely space serving draught beers and nightly live entertainment. Dine al fresco on the Arabic-style terrace of Darbat restaurant or sip cocktails at the Pool Bar.
Your day to day
Join us as an Executive Sous Chef. Every memorable dining experience at Crowne Plaza Resort Salalah begins behind the scenes with our Culinary professional’s commitment to safety, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. The care and quality you devote to food preparation as Demi Chef de Partie will result in a remarkable experience that will delight our guests. You’ll have ambition, talent and obviously, some key skills. For this vital role, we’re looking for someone who will be responsible to:As Executive Sous Chef, you will be responsible to assist the Executive Chef for the smooth running of the kitchen and will manage areas of profit, stock, wastage control, hygiene practices and training within the kitchen. As Executive Sous Chef this role involves menu development and maintaining updated and accurate costing of all dishes prepared and sold in the Food and Beverage operation. You will develop standard recipes and new dishes. You will maintain comprehensive product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets and current trends and make appropriate adjustments to kitchen operations accordingly. You will support in anticipating / analyzing market changes, review operations when necessary and conduct competitor analysis. You will regularly control and analyze sales, costs, issuance of food, quality and presentation of food products, condition and cleanliness of facilities and equipment, guest satisfaction and marketing. As Executive Sous Chef, you will actively guide and direct the kitchen brigade to ensure consistency of brand standards and a high level of performance and presentation. Also as the Executive Sous Chef, you will be responsible for managing and motivating your team. You will be required to ensure that all staff within your department are adequately trained and developed in line with company policy. You will also be responsible to assist the Executive Chef for the recruitment and selection of your team and for managing any employee relations issues with the support of the Human Resources Department. You will actively guide and direct the whole team to ensure consistency of brand standards and a high level of performance and service delivery.
What we need from you
Preferred candidate should be a college / university degree graduate with a minimum of two years experiences in a similar capacity / function in an international five star hotel with preferable previous experiences in the Middle East; with strong background in HACCP procedures and application. Importantly, we are looking for a culinary expert with pride, passion and energy that can support in leading and developing a great team and drive excellent food quality. Having an eye for detail and creativity to look at things differently will be a key to developing the Food and Beverage Experience. An outgoing personality is also important whilst representing the Crowne Paza brand promotionally and locally. Ultimately, you will be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication in English. You will be a self-starter, hands-on leader and you will be able to demonstrate understanding of the business and link the business environment to IHG commitments; have a high level of drive for results and ability to lead and motivate team members to achieve the results; will be adaptable and flexible with the ability to build relationships in a multi-cultural environment and gain trust and support of team members and senior managers. You will have exceptional planning, organizing and delegating skills with attention to detail. You will have the ability to exhibit strong decision making skills to deliver brand service standards resulting in highest guest satisfaction. You will possess a high level of integrity to lead by example and gain respect of peers and colleagues.
What we offer
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount schemes and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.What’s more, because your career will be as unique as you are, we’ll give you all the tailored support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow. And because the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand belongs to the IHG® family of brands, you’ll also benefit from all of the opportunities that come from being part of a successful, global hospitality company with over 4800 hotels in over 100 countries around the world. So whoever you are, whatever you love doing, bring your passion to Crowne Plaza and IHG and we’ll make sure you’ll have room to be yourself. Find out more about joining us today by going to careers.ihg.com