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The First Collection at Jumeirah Village Circle
Unleash the explorer in you at The First Collection at Jumeirah Village Circle, an upscale hotel located in in the heart of JVC. Our 491 well-appointed rooms and suites make for the perfect retreat after a busy day of discovering the city, or attending business meetings. Centrally located, the district of JVC offers convenient access to the entire city. The area is connected to three main roads, while bus networks and the hotel’s shuttle service will keep you seamlessly connected to the city. Dubai Marina, Downtown Dubai and The Expo 2020 site are all within a 20-minute drive. The community of Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) provides a number of family friendly conveniences including the Circle Mall, public parks and restaurants, which are all easily accessible from the hotel. Our signature restaurants and bars provide trendy venues to enjoy a refreshing cocktail or a mouth-watering meal. Santé Ria oozes with full bodied Latino spirit that serves mouth-watering flavours inspired by the vibrant cultures of South America. The Village Bistro offers a vibrant, family-friendly dining experience where guests will enjoy an à la carte menu options and international buffets. The Village Bistro also serves the terrace and pool deck where guests will be able to enjoy a refreshing dip and al fresco dining. The hotel also offers a number of leisure facilities including an exclusive club lounge, a large outdoor swimming pool, a gymnasium and male and female massage treatment rooms.
About The First Collection
The First Collection, brings together the key hotel, hospitality, and lifestyle assets of The First Group under one exciting and progressive brand. Comprising of five operational hotels and a pipeline of seven upper midscale hotels that will launch under The First Collection banner, the company has ambitious growth plans across the UAE. The First Collection also encompasses popular dining outlets including MasterChef, the TV Experience, Lola Taberna Española and Ikigai, which have received acclaim for delivering unique and exceptional dining experiences.
The First Collection at Jumeirah Village Circle
Put your career first by embarking on a rewarding journey with the First Collection at Jumeirah Village Circle. We understand that our employees are the face of the company and providing our guests with memorable experiences is at the forefront of everything to do. To support this, we provide our employees with tailored training and development opportunities to help them grow in terms of their career and personal objectives.
We are committed to hiring talented and energetic individuals who will enrich the stay of every guest. To achieve this we focus on providing a work environment that inspires motivation and retaining employees. We offer comprehensive benefits to our employees, which include: return air tickets to home destination, uniform and laundry services, accommodation and recreation facilities, medical coverage and life insurance, transportation, duty meals, colleague discount in our F&B outlets and reduced hotel rates, enhanced employee rewards program, team bonding and engagement events, employee health and wellness activities.
Review the daily production sheets with Demi or Chefs de Partie or Sous Chef when the first is not present
Prepare, and when required, delegate the production of the necessary food items in accordance with standards in a timely and efficient fashion to ensure that there is no interruption to guests service.
Actively participate in training of culinary skills to junior talents.
Adhere to standardized recipes and specifications in order to maintain consistency and ensure all standards are met.
Keep work station clean and organized including, but not limited to, fridges, freezers, counter tops and stove tops
Ensure that station opening and closing procedures are carried out according to the standards.
Keep over-production and food waste to a minimum, ensure proper rotation, labelling and storing of food in order to reduce food cost expenses.
Ensure FIFO is practiced.
Operate all kitchen equipment and conduct them with safety in mind at all times
Ensure that all the food products are handled, stored, prepared and labelled properly and served safely in accordance with hotel and government food safety guidelines.
Report any and all deficiencies in kitchen equipment functionality and quality of food products to Chefs de Partie or Sous Chef in a timely fashion.
Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks
Ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the hotel health and safety program.
Adhere to all environment policies and programs as required.
Make sure to log all information in the kitchen log book.
Briefing with talents on new happenings and follow up.
Cleaning schedule to follow.
Always do the line check.
Ensure full liaison with other members of the section and the kitchen team.
Strong communication with Chefs de Partie of the section.
Key relationship with all chefs and colleagues.
Daily data collection and reporting of issues as they arise.
Vegetables, dried goods and other food related items to be stored properly.
Understand and apply the principles of HACCP program.
Desired Skill & Expertise
2+ years experience in western Kitchen
Demonstrate initiative at all times
Strong desire to improve on skills and knowledge
Ability to produce own work in accordance with a deadline.
Ability to produce own work in accordance with deadline.
Should understand how to read recipes and a good knowledge of cooking.
A true “team-player” mentality and flexible attitude towards a diverse set of tasks.
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities.
Good practical, operational and adequate administrative skills.
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