Commis I Job Description
In the words of Isadore Sharp, Founder and Chairman of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts: “The reason for our success is no secret. It comes down to one single principle that transcends time and geography, religion and culture. It’s the Golden Rule – the simple idea that if you treat people well, the way you would like to be treated, they will do the same.” This philosophy is the cornerstone of the Four Seasons culture, truly making Four Seasons the best company to work for.
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has been recognized by FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work for, every year since the survey began in 1998.
Join our Team
Work on a team that is built on mutual respect, collaboration, and excellent service.
Four Seasons provides employees with the same level of care that we expect to be shared with our guests.
Four Seasons have been ranked in FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 best companies to work for.
Four Seasons Resort and Residences at The Pearl-Qatar
The upcoming project will include 161 fully-furnished apartments, perfect for both short and long-term stays, as well as 84 Private Residences, set along a private beach surrounded by lush gardens. Guests and residents alike will enjoy a full range of state-of-the-art amenities, including a signature restaurant by Michelin-starred chef, Joël Robuchon.
Our team is our greatest asset and the key to our success. We demonstrate our beliefs in the way we treat each other and by the example we set for one another. In all our interactions with our guests, customers, business associates and colleagues, we seek to deal with others, as we would have them deal with us. Our team is built on mutual respect, collaboration, excellent service and passion.
Who We Look For:
We look for employees who share the Golden Rule; people who, by nature, believe in treating others as we would have them treat us. We look for individuals who share a passion for excellence and who infuse that enthusiasm into everything they do.
Our Team is looking Commis I to join our talented pre-opening team! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be part of the world’s leading luxury hotel company! This individual takes ownership over their role and operation and can quickly connect to those around them. Confidence, adaptability, and the assurance of a quality experience make a successful candidate for this role.
To help the Chef de Partie/Demi chef de Partie to establish standard recipes and ensure the compliance with them.
Constantly inspect taste, temperature and visual appeal, make sure that all dishes are uniform and that established portion sizes are adhered to. To participate in product development and in controlling the smooth operation of the kitchen. To ensure food quality, food taste, food presentation and food requisition.
To have a good knowledge of cuisines to carry out the duties and responsibilities for the position in an efficient and productive manner.
To ensure proper sanitation procedures are followed and the kitchen is always clean, neat and tidy.
To assist the Chef’s in the day-to-day operation of the kitchen and to help maintain a high Standard of food preparation. To have full knowledge of Four Seasons Food Standards.
To ensure all equipment is in full working order and an adequate supply of all products prepared on a timely basis.
To do requisition of all items needed for the following day from the food storeroom, non-food storeroom and stewarding department. To prepare exciting and appealing room amenity when needed.
Able to demonstrate and maintain at all times a professional behavior and positive attitude.
Communicate regularly with the Chefs in charge to achieve an excellent rapport throughout the food production department.
To respond properly in any hotel emergency or safety situation and able to perform other tasks or projects as assigned by hotel management.
Follow the instructions and recommendations from the immediate Superiors to complete the daily tasks
Ensure the highest standards and consistent quality in the daily preparation and keep up to date with new recipes and preparation techniques
Coordinate and participate with other sections of requirements, cleanliness, wastage and cost control
Assist and check on daily bakery requirements, functions, buffets and last minute events with the supervisors and prepare
Ensure highest standards of hygiene within the bakery section
Prepares food items/ product according to consistent quality following recipe cards, as well as production, portion, and presentation standards; completes mis en place and set-up station for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner service
Starts food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not prepare beyond estimated needs
Operates, maintains and properly cleans kitchen equipment, including deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, and flat top grill
Dates all food containers and rotates as per policies, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures; checks pars for shift use, determines necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up; notes any out-of-stock items or possible shortages; returns all food items not used to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables; assists in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems; controls food waste, loss and usage per policies
Communicates with guests and employees using a positive and clear speaking voice
Listens to understand requests, responds with appropriate actions, and provides accurate information
Complies with Four Seasons’ Category One and Category Two Work Rules and Standards of Conduct as set forth in EmPact
Works harmoniously and professionally with co-workers and supervisors
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
1-3 years of experience in related field
Excellent command in English, Arabic is an advantage
Service Passion for Luxury Hospitality and have an eye to details.
Opportunities to build a successful career with global potential
Unique strong culture – diversity of 50 different nationalities
Living accommodation in a high quality, well-resourced apartment
Excellent Training and Development opportunities
Employee Recognition Programs
Complimentary nights at FS Hotels Worldwide
Paid annual home leave tickets
Complimentary meals in employee restaurants
Free transportation to work
Hotel will apply for the work authorization for a successful candidate.
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