No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives.
Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get?
The chance to push the limits every single day.
As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees.
You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas.
Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.
Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.
About the Position :
We are looking for a Kitchen Manager Executive Chef F & B Doha, Qatar . In this role, you will work together with Food Work together with Food management team and lead and manage the kitchen production team to fulfil the purpose of Food function by building business and people together.
Strive to make people smile while providing irresistible food offers in a welcoming atmosphere that gives our guests a good reason to return again and again.
You will take ownership for ensuring food safety in all parts of the store and train others as appropriate. Lead and manage co-
workers to provide irresistible food offers of good taste and quality served in a safe and efficient way.
Your responsibilities will be including but not limited to;
Ensure our guests are always in focus and strive to make them smile. Meet and serve our guests showing empathy and care.
Willing to listen and support them with an attitude based on the company values.
Lead by example and a good ambassador for the store in all contact with our guests, and give them a good reason to return again and again.
Always look at our store through the eyes of our customers. Have a daily dialogue with our guests to get continuous feedback about their experiences and to learn more about their needs and wants, then take action based on their input.
Empower and encourage the team to take immediate action to meet the needs of guests and give input on how to continuously improve our meeting with them.
Know about the services offered in our store and use this knowledge to help guests.
Together with his colleagues and manager they contribute actively in the development and implementation of a clear Food action plan for the store using the store business plan and country business plan.
Actively implement the range matrix (global and national) by securing quality and availability.
Serve high-volume dishes that suit the taste of the many people on the local market.
Secure that we prepare all food in line with the product sheet and secure the quality served at all times.
Ensure that his team and him know the top-selling products, 3 Aces and 1 King, and that they are available and clearly communicated and displayed at all times.
We promote alternative products when these are unavailable.
Utilise everyday commercial opportunities to grow sales and profitability according to the goals in his area. Work with the Functional Commercial Review and other appropriate tools to do so.
During unexpectedly quiet times, initiate commercial activities that attract store visitors and increase the take-up rate, or take other actions to secure productivity.
In co-operation with the Human Resources (HR) department, recruit his team based on the company values.
Empower, support and coach his team members on the job to help them perform better and grow.
Challenge costs by working in a lean, simple and cost-conscious way using and sharing good examples and encouraging my team and colleagues to discover smarter ways of working.
Ensure the implementation and follow-up of the SOP rules and guidelines.
Strive towards accurate sales forecasts for his area to enable proper supply planning, ordering, efficient goods handling and stock control.
Ensure daily work routines are in place, e.g. goods flow, stock control, purchasing, ordering, production and waste management.
Work proactively to avoid bottlenecks, constantly improve guest satisfaction, and ensure the appropriate speed of service in the serving line by following Food routines, such as walk-
the-plate and mechanical sales techniques.
Ensure the efficient maintenance of the area, securing it is clean, organised, attractive and inviting to provide a positive guest experience.
About You :
To be successful in winning this role, you must possess below attributes;
Diploma in Culinary or equivalent
Experience of working in vibrant retail environment 5 to 7 years
Experience of managing / leading and developing a team
Understand KPIs and how to affect their results through departmental actions.
Advanced knowledge of food production and food safety
Experience from food service business
English communication skills
MS Office literate
Sales-driven and passionate about food and people
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