Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center

Beijing, China

Commis – (in English)

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As the first Kempinski hotel in China, Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center blends timeless European style with rich Chinese cultural history to create a true Chinese experience for new-age travelers. Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center houses 480 newly renovated rooms and suites, together with 10 conference rooms and one of the largest pillar-free ballrooms in the city with natural daylight. With over 7 different restaurants and bars, YouYi shopping center, two private gardens, and easy transportation access points to some of Beijing’s most iconic and monumental scenes, Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center is Beijing’s portal into China. 

Commis

Prepare the mise en place and handle food preparation and assist with food presentation as part of the kitchen brigade.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Prepare kitchen equipment for use.
  • Assemble and prepare ingredients for menu items.
  • Prepare simple food items.
  • Prepare food for service.
  • Assist with checking, receiving and storing of goods.
  • Maintain storage areas.
  • Clean kitchen and equipment.
  • Handle waste and linen.
  • Maintain a hygienic kitchen and high standards of personal hygiene.
  • Attend all briefings.
  • Participate in training.

Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel.

Desired skills and qualifications: 

Nationality: Eligible for a working permit in country of hire

Education: Gastronomic education certification preferred

  • HACCP certification preferred
  • EXPERIENCE:  To fill the position, the following is required:
  • Experience in an F&B kitchen role

Language: Ability to work and communicate in a multinational environment:

Local language – excellent oral and written skills

  • English – excellent oral and written skills
  • Additional language – beneficial

Competencies:                    

  • Ability to work as part of a team, thrive under pressure in challenging circumstances and come up with proactive, rational solutions
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Applying a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times
  • Working in a safe, prudent and organized manner

Technical Competencies: Computer literacy adapted to the field of culinary:

  • Ability to operate computer and office equipment
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word is beneficial

Individual Characteristics: To fill this position the candidate must identify with the Kempinski core values, in addition they should be especially:

  • Passionate for Food & Beverage
  • People Oriented
  • Passionate for European luxury
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Straightforward
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Team player
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Tolerant and open minded
  • Works well under pressure

Other Skills: Depending on region and property

 About Kempinski 

Hoteliers since 1897, we have travelled the world in search of the most fascinating destinations without ever forgetting the finest traditions of our European heritage. We are dedicated to please, educated to entertain, and we never compromise on the European elegance of service. We pride ourselves on delivering a beautiful performance for each and every one of our guests. And for our employees, we provide a stage on which they can flourish and realise their full potential. Embrace an experience as individual as you are!