Jan 30, 2018

Sous Chef - Asian Kitchen - Production UAE Jobs - Emirates Flight Catering

  • Emirates Group
  • Dubai International Airport - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Job Title:  Sous Chef - Asian Kitchen - Production

Company Name: Emirates Flight Catering

Location: Dubai International Airport, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Sous Chef - Asian Kitchen is mainly responsible for supervising food production in the hot kitchen, catering events, and Food and Beverage Outlets and any other assigned section as per set standards and procedures while ensuring adherence to the menu specification and Hygiene and Safety standards of the Company.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and allocate work to subordinates, observe the working methods and productivity of assigned staff, assist them, and coordinate with senior production staff to provide them with the necessary training ensuring a smooth workflow and target output achievement.
  • Ensure desired output delivery through effective roster planning / scheduling.
  • Take responsibility for timely and efficient production in accordance to specifications, recipes and passenger load requirements ensuring minimal wastage, applying effective controls.
  • Check and ensure that the dishing is correct in weight, presentation and items are prepared as per airline specifications, and food products are color coded with dates.
  • Be responsible for Gold standard recording for safe food with daily monitoring and follow up for corrective action
  • While handling daily operational activities find solution to problems and take corrective action before they occur and ensure that the Sr. Sous Chefs and Executive Sous Chefs are kept informed about the daily production, problems encountered and actions taken.
  • Manage the implementation, updating and following of SOPs in respective section, take corrective action on non-conformances and brief the team on preventive measures. Ensure all teams follow approved recipes and methods
  • Assist in new recipe creation, trials and implementation of new products/dishes ensuring that the team understands the client expectations.
  • Prepare, update and maintain production sheets including separate breakdowns for all international airlines/catering businesses to support all intra department requirement
  • Ensure that a proper stock rotation is maintained, on time deliveries, high quality service and strict adherence to the laid down hygiene procedures.
  • Contribute to Kitchen revenue through effective food cost / wastage control
  • Comply with and practice the company’s established Safety & Hygiene Policy and Procedures.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • At least five years’ experience in the culinary field
  • Hotel Catering equivalent in 5 star facility with an excellent knowledge in all aspects of cooking and different cuisines
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to efficiently manage a large multi-national workforce
  • Previous experience in a 5-star kitchen or Inflight Catering facility with demonstrated hands on experience in the Asian kitchen.
  • Ability to provide feedback and coaching
  • Ability to develop himself / herself in the current role and beyond
  • Willingness to take on responsibility
  • Effective delegation skills
  • Problem solving and decision making ability in real time, creative and out of box thinking
  • Strong Interpersonal skills, organizational skills and effective Training and communication skills


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