Kitchen Trainee


Job title: Kitchen Trainee

Company: The Luxury Collection

Job description: Posting Date Feb 21, 2022
Job Number 22024235
Job Category Management Development Programs/Interns
Location Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai, Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates
Brand The Luxury Collection
Schedule Full-Time
Relocation? N
Position Type Non-Management
Located Remotely? N

The Luxury Collection is a glittering ensemble of locally authentic hotels and resorts from around the world. Our hotel teams curate the world’s most enriching and desirable destination experiences. Our mission is to guide our guests, these seasoned travelers on transformative journeys that touch their spirits, enrich their lives and create lasting memories. If you are someone with an appreciation for evocative storytelling and a desire to provide genuine, personalized, and anticipatory service, then we invite you to join us on our journey and explore a career with The Luxury Collection.

JOB SUMMARY

Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. Wash and peel fresh fruits and vegetables. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods. Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers. Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently. Monitor food quality while preparing food. Set-up and break down work station. Serve food in proper portions onto proper receptacles. Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment. Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

SCOPE / BUSINESS CONTEXT

  • A Full Time position based at Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai.
  • Number of Direct Reports – 0
  • Titles of Direct Reports – N/A

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Experience:

  • 1 year

Skills and Knowledge

  • N/A

Education or Certification

  • N/A

SPECIFIC DUTIES

The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the successful performance of the position:

Food Safety

  • Follow appropriate personal hygiene procedures to ensure food served to guests is safe for consumption, including disinfecting hands prior to handling food and wearing a hat/hairnet and proper footwear.
  • Follow and ensure compliance with food safety and handling policies and procedures, such as product rotation, First In-First Out (FIFO); dating, labeling, cleaning, and organizing coolers/freezers/storage areas; and Cold Chain compliance, across all food-related departments and areas.
  • Prepare all potentially hazardous foods at the correct temperature according to the HACCP guidelines.
  • Maintain kitchen logs for food safety program compliance (e.g., A1, A2, A3 etc.).
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of company Food Safety Programs within assigned area of responsibility, as well as Dubai Municipality standards.
  • Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food using thermostats and thermometers, including monitoring freezer systems, such as fans, drains, and doors, for proper operation, and report issues or problems to facility management.
  • Follow instructions given by your PIC (Person in Charge)
  • Do in practice what you have learned in training.

Kitchen Tools & Equipment

  • Use kitchen tools safely and appropriately, including using appropriate tools to open cartons, boxes, and cans; keeping knives sharpened; using proper knife handling procedures; using correct knives for particular food item or specific task; using dry pads when moving hot material; and engaging all appropriate safety devices prior to operating equipment.
  • Use measuring tools (for example, scale, measuring cups, measuring spoons) to precisely measure ingredients and portion sizes.

Food Preparation

  • Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist, establishing priority items.
  • Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food before use.
  • Wash and peel (if required) fresh fruits and vegetables to prepare them for cooking or consumption.
  • Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Monitor food quality while preparing food and throughout the day utilizing the HACCP forms and production charts.
  • Prepare cold foods, including preparing salads, cold sandwiches, condiments, and dressings.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Tue, 22 Feb 2022 23:40:32 GMT

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