Marsa Malaz Kempinski The Pearl Doha

Doha, Qatar

Sous Chef – (in English)

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Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl – Doha is located on its own secluded island, just steps away from numerous entertainment and dining options at the glamourous destination of 

The Pearl, in the capital of Qatar. Showcasing the finest European architecture, blended with traditional Arabian elements, Marsa Malaz Kempinski boasts 281 luxurious rooms – including 69 suites, two Presidential suites and two Royal suites.

Sous Chef – Pastry

Under the direction of the Pastry Chef and within the limits of established Kempinski procedures, assists in the direction of all aspects of the pastry production and operations. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating new pastry and dessert menus.

  • Prepare and implement menus and specialty dishes for pastry.

  • Maintain standards of food purchasing, preparation, quality, hygiene, sanitation and decoration.

  • Follow culinary standards specific for Pastry / Bakery.

  • Maintain up-dated operations manuals for pastry production and stewarding sections.

  • Support the Pastry Chef in leading the Pastry staff in preparation and presentation of all food items in accordance with the hotel’s food and beverage standards and standardised menu guidelines.

  • Follow through all matters related to food purchasing for pastry and bakery.

  • Liaise with the Chief Steward in order to ensure high standards of cleanliness are maintained in all areas of the Pastry/Bakery kitchen, such as machinery and small kitchen equipment.

  • Coach, counsel and discipline staff, providing constructive feedback to enhance performance.

  • Work with Pastry Chef in the preparation and management of the department’s budget.

  • Assist in controlling and monitoring pastry costs on an ongoing basis to ensure performance against budget.

  • Adhere to occupational, health and safety legislation, policies and procedures.

  • Adhere to property safety, first aid and fire and emergency procedures and operate equipment safely and sensibly. 

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the same role, preferably with an international 5* hotel chain
  • International experience is preferred
  • Ability to work independently, thrive under pressure in challenging circumstances and come up with proactive, rational solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with hotel staff and clients/vendors
  • Ability to identify and delegate tasks effectively

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. 

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