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Pastry Chef de Partie – A Fairmont Managed Hotel, Cape Town needed at Accor Hotel

Job title : Pastry Chef de Partie – A Fairmont Managed Hotel, Cape Town

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : May 23, 2024

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Responsibilities:

Communication and Conduct

  • Attend daily shift briefings to keep yourself informed of daily operational requirements.
  • Conduct daily shift briefings to kitchen colleagues in absence of Sous Chef
  • Lead by example using AccorHotels’s: Mission, Vision & Values
  • Communicate daily with supervisors to ensure open lines of communication.
  • Ensure all kitchen colleagues are aware of standards & expectations.
  • Promote a fun/ professional and disciplined work environment.
  • Actively share ideas, opinions & suggestions in daily shift briefings.
  • Always present yourself in a full chef’s uniform following all personal hygiene and grooming requirements
  • Support & motivate kitchen colleagues.

Health and Safety

  • Always promote Health and Safety
  • Ensure personal knives and tools are at the utmost cleanliness and always maintained.
  • Ensure proper hygiene practices are always followed in line with the Cape Grace, managed by Fairmont Food Safety Programme.
  • Ensure that all areas in the kitchen are always kept clean and tidy. 
  • Adopt a clean as you go approach.
  • Assist in clearing, cleaning, washing within the kitchen, including in-depth cleaning, using any approved specialized products and methods laid down.

Stock Management

  • Ensure storeroom requisitions requested are accurate to minimize repeat visits.
  • Maintain cleanliness and proper rotation of stock in all chillers following FIFO system.
  • Ensure stock is stored and labelled correctly.

Training and Development

  • Strive to develop as a leader by attending Accor Hotels Managerial Courses
  • Support/Coach/Lead & Motivate kitchen colleagues.
  • To undergo training in both formal courses and on-the-job to develop baking and kitchen
  • organizational skills.
  • Actively seek tools for self-growth and development.
  • Complete all assigned trainings on Ines.
  • Maintain consistent on the job training sessions for culinary colleagues.

Sustainability and Stock

  • Always minimize wastage/ spoilage and record wastage on Winnow system.
  • To aid stock taking within the total Kitchen Department in conjunction with the Executive Pastry Chef.
  • Lead by example when processing any fresh produce with respect to technique to use the product to its fullest yield.

Food Quality and Control

  • Strives to maintain & improve all food preparations & presentations.
  • Strives to improve Guest Satisfaction results for Food Quality
  • Act as an extension of kitchen managers to communicate consistency & quality.
  • Daily checks of all mise en place to ensure freshness & quality standards.
  • Support colleagues on sections to ensure consistency.
  • Perform tasks to the standards & expectations set forth, ensure that all Pastry production served is of a high quality and served at a safe and appropriate temperature.
  • Complete assigned tasks in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Assign and follow – up tasks as dictated by business volumes and supervisors.
  • Performs any other reasonable duties as required by the department head.

Qualifications

  • Have a strong working knowledge of ingredients and products with a strong knowledge in international cuisine.
  • 5 years of experience in a luxury hotel environment
  • Accreditation from a recognized Culinary School (an asset)
  • Food Hygiene and Safety trained.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and guest driven.
  • Computer literate in Excel, Word, Outlook, Materials, and e- mail.
  • Analytical and Conceptual thinking ability and implementation skills
  • Must be flexible in terms of working hours.
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests.
  • Must maintain composure and a level head under pressure.
  • Must be able to handle a multitude of tasks in an intense, ever-changing environment.
  • Must be effective at handling problems in the workplace, including anticipation,
  • prevention, identification, and solutions as necessary.
  • Must possess outstanding guest services skills

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