Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah - Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Assistant Outlet Manager – (in English)

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Kempinski Hotel and Residences Palm Jumeirah is located on the Palm, one of Dubai’s most sought-after areas, a stay here means being immersed in luxury. It offers 244 luxurious suites, villas and penthouses, situated on five sprawling acres of territory. It combines four Food and Beverage outlets and private beach.

Assistant Outlet Manager To produce an outstanding guest experience within the outlet concept by assisting in managing a service team in cooperation with the culinary team. The Assistant Outlet Manager provides a courteous, professional and efficient service in accordance with the outlet, hotel and Kempinski standards, driving sales and maximises profit. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for Restaurant Supervisor, Waiter / Waitress, Host / Hostess.
  • Set an example by reporting to duty punctually wearing business attire according to the hotels dress code & Kempinski grooming standards, maintaining a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times.
  • Assist in leading the restaurant / outlet efficiently in costs and expenses, constantly delivering the highest quality as well as driving high top line revenue and profit.
  • Provide a professional and courteous service at all times and ensure that all employees of the assigned outlet follow the example.
  • Ensure that the place of work and surrounding area is kept clean and organised at all times.
  • Act as a Manager in duty in the absence of the Restaurant Manager in the outlet.
  • Be knowledgeable of all services and products offered by the hotel.
  • Understand thoroughly the concept of the outlet and assume training responsibilities as requested by Restaurant Manager.
  • Have an understanding of the monthly profit and loss statement of the department.
  • Conduct all outlet meetings in the absence of the Outlet Manager.
  • Perform up selling for all items offered by the department assigned as well as offering alternatives.
  • Assist in communication within the outlet and to attend daily/weekly outlet meetings with the Culinary Team and fostering teamwork to constantly develop the restaurant for more success.
  • Attend and contribute to necessary staff meetings, departmental trainings and hotel initiated trainings scheduled.
  • Be knowledgeable to operate the existing POS system based on the trained responsibility level as assigned in the department.
  • Assist in producing reports and analysis of the outlet and attend in the monthly performance meeting.
  • Assist in leading the outlet efficiently in cost and expenses, constantly delivering the highest quality as well as driving high top line revenue and profit.
  • Be knowledgeable to operate the existing POS system based on the trained responsibility level as assigned in the department.
  • Have the knowledge and understanding to explain and perform upselling for all items offered by the department assigned as well as offering alternatives.
  • Plan daily routine checklist and station division according to the work schedule.
  • Assist the Outlet Manager to produce outlet-specific reports and analysis for the monthly performance meeting.
  • Attend and contribute to all staff meetings, departmental trainings and hotel initiated trainings.
  • Attend all required trainings as described by the department.
  • Attend daily pre-shift meetings to employees on preparation, guest profile, service and menu served.
  • Report incidents that require disciplinary actions immediately to the Restaurant / Outlet Manager.
  • Coordinate the review of outlet’s operations manual updates annually as requested by the Restaurant / Outlet Manager.
  • Support activities and cooperation with the suppliers.
  • Assist in carrying out scheduled inventories of products and operating equipment.
  • Undertake reasonable tasks and secondary duties as appointed by the Head of Department.
  • Respond to any changes in the department as dictated by the hotel management.
  • Handle guest enquiries and complaints in the outlet in a courteous and efficient manner and report to Head of Department / Assistant Head of Department ensuring that the follow up is performed with the guest.
  • Ensure that the opening and closing procedures established for the outlet are followed
  • Act as Food & Beverage Duty Manager during the absence of the Food & Beverage Head of Department and Assistant Head of Department.
  • Assign responsibilities to subordinates implementing a multi-tasking principle and check their performance periodically.
  • Attend all daily/weekly Food & Beverage Meeting in the absence of the Restaurant / Outlet Manager.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Preferably in an international, luxury five-star hotel
  • English - excellent communication skills  

About Kempinski At Kempinski Hotels we pride ourselves on delivering a beautiful performance for each and every one of our guests.  Dedicated to please, educated to entertain and never compromising on the European elegance of service, we are driven  by our passion for crafting distinct and meaningful experiences. Each of our remarkable properties is a stage upon  which our people perform their best and every day is an opportunity to apply their unique talents. We offer recognition  for your skills, an environment that encourages personal growth, and respect and support from colleagues and leaders. Connected by our shared values, our passion for craftsmanship, and our care for one another, we are a global community  of hoteliers. Your stage awaits. 

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