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Executive Pastry Chef, 19266

at Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date Posted January 28, 2018
Category Admin/Human Resources Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

Executive Pastry Chef is responsible for operating the pastry section of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while planning production and developing seasonal offerings.

What will I be doing?

The Executive Pastry Chef is responsible for ensuring that the relevant kitchen operates as a successful profit center by planning, organizing, directing and controlling production and administration in accordance with our defined standards. To supervise the preparation and presentation of all dishes ensuring that all culinary objectives are maintained. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
  • To maintain a high customer service focus by approaching your job with the customers always in mind.
  • To have a positive impact, taking personal responsibility and initiative to resolve issues, always clearly communicating with both customers and colleagues.
  • To be motivated and committed, approaching all tasks with enthusiasm and seizing opportunities to learn new skills or knowledge in order to improve your personal performance.
  • To be flexible, responding quickly and positively to changing requirements including the performance of any tasks requested of you.
  • To maintain high team focus by showing co-operation and support to colleagues in the pursuit of team goals.
  • To ensure that the department's operational budget is strictly adhered to and that all costs are strictly controlled in accordance with the approved budgets.
  • To ensure that all Food Safety System polices and guidelines are followed and implemented.
  • Closely monitor food requirements in the outlet ensuring all incoming food items are of correct quality, quantity and are received, handled and transported to outlets as per FSS requirements.
  • To develop and build a solid and stable team environment and to coach and develop all subordinates.
  • To develop and build a solid and stable team environment and to coach and develop all subordinates.
  • To identify market needs and trends in terms of food items for all outlets and convey these to all subordinates.
  • To maintain a kitchen environment that promotes flair, creativity and consistency in the quality of food taste and presentation.

What are we looking for?

Executive Pastry Chef serving Hilton brands are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Minimum 12 years kitchen hands on experience in a recognized International Hotel
  • Advanced 5 Kitchen training in international hotel or recognized restaurant
  • Approaches pastry in a creative way
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • A current, valid, and relevant trade qualification (proof may be required)
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Dedicated to the delivery of exceptional service and continuous improvement

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Relevant qualifications for role
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts including weekends, days, afternoons and evenings
  • Proficiency with computers and computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

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