Chef de Partie - Pastry

Posted Date 3 months ago(19/09/2023 14:11)
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Soluna Beach Club


The First Group Collection portfolio of five operational hotels is renowned for its world-class service and cutting-edge amenities designed to ease guests into their stay. The First Collection at JVC opened in September 2021 and is the first branded and managed hotel under the group. Grand Heights Hotel Apartments, offers comfortable studios and one-bedroom apartments in the heart of the city The First collection of Business Bay opens in July. Bringing to the market a range of franchised properties, the group also manages TRYP by Wyndham Dubai and Wyndham Dubai Marina, which are franchises of the Wyndham Group. While Citadines Metro Central Dubai offers hotel apartments in a prime location and is a franchise of The Ascott Limited.


The First Group Collection restaurants offer exceptional and original dining experiences that focus on creating unique lifestyle-driven dining concepts with a strong emphasis on quality and affordability. The rapidly growing portfolio of restaurants, cafes and bars feature a dynamic mix of homegrown brands and recognised international franchises, including MasterChef, the TV Experience – the world’s first restaurant based on the global TV phenomenon. With an emphasis on social dining, this exciting restaurant portfolio is helping establish the collection of upscale and upper-midscale hotels among Dubai’s hottest gastronomic and lifestyle destinations. With ambitious growth plans in the years ahead, The First Group Collection will be opening numerous upper scale hotels and a series of dining concepts throughout Dubai.


Nestled amid the alluring Dubai coastline, the latest addition to the flourishing Soluna Beach Club scene from The First Group offers a contemporary Mediterranean experience in the heart of The Palm Jumeirah. Catering to residents and hotel guests alike, this vibrant family-friendly oasis boasts endless sun-kissed beaches and glistening blue waters with a variety of chic lounging areas offering sweeping views across the iconic skyline. With three uniquely appointed restaurants Risen, ÉNAS Mediterranean Restaurant and our Pool & Beach at Soluna Beach Club serving up an extensive menu of globally, Mediterranean inspired cuisine, guests will discover a stylish haven set against the backdrop of warm-hearted hospitality and sublime interiors.

Job Description

Job Summary:


As the Chef de Partie, you will be assisting the Senior Chefs to oversee the food preparation of the junior staff under your supervision, ensuring the standard of the recipes and portions in the dishes prepared, overlook that proper storage, cooking, reheating, defrosting and labelling procedures of all food items are being followed adhering to all Company and brand standards and the Dubai Municipality Health and Safety requirements, making sure the kitchen is clean, well maintained and organized at all times. The Chef de Partie position requires the training of junior chefs and always lead by example, so great multitasking abilities whilst performing regular duties will be expected from you.




  • Lead the junior team on your section and ensure Company standards are upheld.
  • Support past MasterChef winners and finalists during their residencies in the outlet.
  • Assist the Senior Chefs in menu tastings for customers interested special menus for different events (corporate dinners, birthday parties, buyouts etc.) from the MasterChef the TV Experience Kitchen.
  • Train new and existing junior kitchen staff on daily basis in a clear and accessible manner.
  • Ensure that food that leaves the kitchen is of highest quality and standards and is in correct portions, presentation, and temperature and that all dishes are executed with finesse and consistency.
  • Oversee the preparation, cooking, and presentation of dishes in the kitchen MasterChef the TV Experience, respecting the standards set by the Head Chef and the Champions and Contestants.
  • Maintain order, discipline, and cleanliness in the kitchen during working hours, ensure all stations are neat and maintained daily.
  • Appropriately follow up on tasks within the kitchen and assign basic responsibilities to Demi’s and Commis and set timelines and guidelines for the tasks needed.
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge of the full menu and be able to explain dish descriptions, discern from allergens or dietary restrictions when needed, ensuring safety measures, and adjusting the modifiers that can be used following the instructions of Senior Chefs.
  • Check stocks on regular basis, report shortage or missing ingredients/items to the Senior Chefs.
  • Check the quantity and quality of received supplies, raise the alarm to Sr Chefs in case of discrepancies.
  • Record temperatures of kitchen appliances and food and keep up to date the kitchen temperature logs on daily basis (chiller, cooking, cooling, reheating, and defrosting).
  • Carry out daily checks for food labelling/ dating and storage ensure good kitchen practices.
  • Maintain high standards of personal hygiene, clean uniform and overall camaraderie and make sure all junior members are always presentable to be in guest view.
  • Instruct and lead junior chefs through their daily requirements in food preparations and make sure they meet their daily goal.
  • Carry out opening and closing procedures of the kitchen (SOPs per station and shift) and monitor that junior staff completes and follow their duties daily.
  • Report maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to the Senior Chefs.
  • Attend training sessions as and when required.
  • Ensure proper care and security of restaurant equipment, stock, and furniture.
  • Keep costs minimum by efficient and responsible use of resources such as electricity, water, linen, stationery, cleaning materials, cutlery, glassware, and other equipment.
  • Work in a mindful way, ensuring minimum wastage, breakage and spoilage and making sure is recorded and logged daily on paper.
  • Make sure the hygiene and food safety standards are met in all stages of food preparation, starting with the ingredients, and ending with the finished dish which leaves the kitchen door.
  • Make sure that the professional equipment is in good conditions and signal to your supervisors of any malfunction before it affects the staff or the clients.
  • Estimate the necessary time needed for each dish, and the time spent when preparing different meals, perfectly organize your section so that every minute is used wisely, avoiding delays, or wasted time that affects the customers.
  • Have great communication skills, you MUST be in constant communication with all Senior Management well as with the kitchen staff, food providers, technicians, etc.
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with co-workers and customers.
  • Adhere to all TFG company and Millennium Place hotel policies and procedures.
  • Treat your co-workers fairly and take a personal interest in knowing all culinary teammates.
  • Oversee and report of all stewards and their activities within the culinary department.
  • Assists other Team Members in the kitchen when needed or perform any other tasks assigned by the hotel management.
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision and be able to produce quality product in a timely and efficient manner for the guests or staff.

Desired Skill & Expertise

  • Culinary Skills: A strong understanding of cooking techniques and presentation styles. 
  • Leadership & Management: The ability to lead a team and manage day to day operations. 
  • Communication Skills.
  • Organization & Planning .
  • Creativity.
  • Food Safety & Sanitation.


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