Head Chef

Location: 

QA

Property Name:  Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay
Req Id:  23205

Wyndham Grand is now seeking a Head Chef to join our team at Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay in DohaDoha.

Job Summary

The Head Chef is responsible for coordinating, supervising and directing all aspects of the hotel’s food production, while maintaining profitable Culinary operations and high quality products and service levels.  He/she is expected to provide training for all staff, meet corporate quality standards, establish and enforce food specifications, portion control, recipes and sanitation. The Head Chef is also responsible for controlling food and labor costs while maximizing guest satisfaction.

Education & Experience

  • 5-star hotel experience as a Sous Chef and/or in charge of outlets, IRD, Lobby Loung, banquet & catering operations
  • Must have Middle East Experience 
  • Must have experience of conduction HACCP Certification and leading exisitjng standartds. 
  • Previous supervisor responsibility is required.
  • Must have knowledge of F&B preparation techniques, health department rules and regulations, liquor laws and regulations.

General Requirements

  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must have experience in leading both culinary and stewarding operations.
  • Must have experience in maintain food stores and PAR stocks for food market list.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Participate in M.O.D. coverage as required.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags.
  • Comply with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Fundamental Requirements

  • Work with other F&B Leaders and keep them informed of F&B issues as they arise.
  • Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring his/her attention.
  • Coordinate and monitor all phases of Loss Prevention in kitchen areas.
  • Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.
  • Monitor quality of all food product and presentation.
  • Ensure preparation of required reports, including (but not limited to) Wage Progress, payroll, revenue, employee Schedules, quarterly actions plans.
  • Oversee all aspects of the daily operation of the kitchen and food production areas.
  • Respond to guest complaints in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with SOP’s in all outlets.
  • Ensure compliance with requisition procedures.
  • Conduct staff performance reviews in accordance with Wyndham standards.
  • Understand, implement and monitor corporate promotions in outlets, including buffet and three-meal concept standards.
  • Know and enforce all local health department sanitation laws.
  • Work with the F&B Leader to create and implement menus.
  • Design and implement employee cafeteria rotating menu and oversee cafeteria operations.
  • Coordinate, supervise and direct the Stewarding Department.
  • Compute daily food cost.
  • Develop proper training and direction of departmental assistants in compliance with company standards of quality, specifications, portion control, recipes, employee relations, sanitation, etc.
  • Understand daily forecasts and customer counts.
  • Coordinate all par stock levels.
  • Assess food portion size, visual appeal, taste and temperature of items served.
  • Direct and train all chefs to ensure adequate operation in all outlets.
  • Create menus for prospective clients.
  • Review and approve weekly payroll.
  • Check food purchases for proper ordering, quality and price structure.
  • Oversee daily activities such as preparation for all food items, receiving daily inventories, log-on report and food cost report.
  • Communicate to Engineering any physical maintenance problems.
  • Assist catering sales on all special menus and price structures.
  • Participate in required M.O.D. program as scheduled.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,100 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through our network of more than 836,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham employs more than 2,000 corporate team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all. Supporting thousands of franchisees and a growing global portfolio of 24 hotel brands—think household names like Wyndham, La Quinta, Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8—Wyndham team members are a widespread group of individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds. Our unique Count on Me culture, commitment to flexibility and core values of Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Caring and Fun are just part of what continues to make Wyndham an award-winning best place to work.

 

Job Location: Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay, West Bay Doha, Diplomatic Area, Plot number 2003, Doha, Doha  66626
Employment Status: Full-time

Employment Disclaimer

In some locations around the world, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts manages hotel properties on behalf of a third party owner. At many of those properties, the Hotel owner is the actual employer, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts performs recruiting and hiring functions on behalf of the owner. I understand and agree that, by applying through this site, I may be applying for a position with a company other than Wyndham Hotels & Resorts where Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is serving only as the recruiter and will not be my actual employer.

What we expect from you

You will play an important part in our mission to make travel possible for all by:

∙ Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

∙ Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

∙ Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

∙ Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

∙ Competitive salary and benefits.

∙ Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

∙ A Culture of Diversity & Inclusion - Our inclusive culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers and communities around the world.

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler.  Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.