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We are seeking a motivated individual to join our team as the Executive Chef. This individual will play a key role in our Food & Beverage Department. The ideal candidate must be efficient, diplomatic and motivational. The Executive Chef has the overall responsibility for the planning, organization, direction and managing of all activities within the Culinary department.
? Interact and liaise with other departments to ensure a cohesive and effective work environment ? Communicate with all colleagues within the Culinary team to keep everyone informed and working towards the same vision ? Demonstrate commitment to the department by ensuring the continual improvement of each colleague and take an active interest in their welfare, safety, training and development ? Determine the most appropriate staffing levels to minimize payroll while maximizing colleague productivity ? Provide and implement recommendations and strategies to ensure the Culinary department is exceeding all expectations ? Perform market analysis to determine benchmarks and forecast future Culinary trends therefore exceeding guest expectations ? Mindful menu planning and designing of standardized recipes to ensure consistent food quality while maintaining appropriate costs in regards to food and labor ? Plan an implement food promotions and demonstrations to help build the Jumeirah brand ? Ensure measurable quality objectives are established and achieved as well as consistently reviewing and amending objectives ? Actively manage the Profit and Loss Statement
? Minimum of 3-6 years experience as an Executive Chef for a 4 star/ 4 diamond Hotel ? A degree in Culinary Management or Hospitality Management is preferred ? Exceptional leadership capabilities and follow through skills ? Financial knowledge (P&L, cost control, budgeting and labor strategies) ? Working knowledge of Collective Bargaining Agreements within New York City preferred
The Jumeirah Essex House is the first North American property of Dubai's most prestigious luxury hotel brand. Jumeirah is a world class hospitality company committed to being synonymous with outstanding service.
The Essex House Hotel opened its doors in 1931 to become one of the most prestigious landmark hotels on Central Park. Now a 4 Star/4Diamond property, the Hotel is still one for the most recognized hotels of the Manhattan Skyline.