An Exhilarating Opportunity
Are you ready to be part of our trailblazing FIVE Tribe that's setting the Gold Standard in Culinary? FIVE Hotels and Resorts is seeking a bold and innovative individual who's passionate about creating unforgettable, next-level experiences for our guests and other FIVERs. Famed for its high-energy lifestyle, entertainment, and culinary offerings, FIVE is the epitome of daring glamour, and includes these famous luxury lifestyle destinations:
- Dubbed the hottest hotel in Dubai, the dare-to-be-different FIVE Palm Jumeirah is home to award-winning restaurants, bars, and Dubai’s #1 rooftop club.
- An uber-chic hotel capturing the excitement of new Dubai, FIVE Jumeirah Village is the world's most-reviewed hotel on Booking.com. With 269 private pools and jacuzzies, the hotel promises an exclusive chic penthouse lifestyle.
- Switzerland’s ultimate entertainment hotspot, FIVE Zurich’s luxury lifestyle award-winning restaurants, rooftop club and buzzing pool are centered around FIVE’s hallmark musical stylings.
- Opening in 2023, FIVE LUXE is a prime beach property in Jumeirah Beach Residence. Embodying the unique ‘Vibe at FIVE,’ it will offer ultra-luxe, eco-conscious residences for luxury aficionados.
FIVE is a leader in sustainable luxury living and hospitality. The company's science-meets-styled Sustainable Indulgence philosophy has led to a completely LEED Platinum-certified operational hospitality portfolio. FIVE Palm Jumeirah and FIVE Jumeirah Village are also 3 Star SPIRE Rated Smart Buildings. FIVE Zurich, the only LEED Platinum hotel in Switzerland, achieved an impressive 84 Points under LEED v4's BD+C and ID+C rating system, making it one of just five hotels worldwide to receive Platinum Certification. These achievements highlight FIVE’s comprehensive and committed scope of sustainability strategy permeating operations, governance, and community. The Team
FIVERs are cultured yet chic, confident yet self-effacing, and work hard to play even harder. As a FIVE Tribe Member, you'll personify the distinct 'FIVE-styled Vibe' and use it to create Insta-perfect experiences for our guests that keeps them coming back for more. If you dream of being surrounded by like-minded individuals who share your passion for delivering unforgettable moments that last a lifetime – then look no further.The Candidate
Your outstanding communication, leadership and organisational skills enable you to be a natural self-starter. You're a creative and critical thinker that implements hand-crafted solutions, which set new standards of excellence. You have an eye for detail and exceute tasks with precision and finesse. Your outgoing and approachable nature enables you to connect with other ‘FIVERs’ and key stakeholders, ensuring their Journey at FIVE is nothing short of sensational.
So, have the best time ever by joining our Pastry Team as Head Pastry Chef to deliver exceptional experiences across our award-winning lifestyle destinations. Jump on board and unleash your potential in an exciting and buzzing environment that will take your career to new heights!An Equal Opportunity Employer
The FIVE Tribe represents over 70 nationalities across its over 1500 employees. FIVE is committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce as an equal-opportunity employer. Accordingly, FIVE does not discriminate based on disability, race, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, nationality, marital status, or any other basis protected under national or local laws. Ranked 10th on the Great Workplaces in the UAE 2023 list of Large Organizations, the FIVE Tribe is more than a group of people working together – it is a family bonded by common values and goals, celebrating people, culture, and diversity. Key Responsibilities
RequirementsWhat We’re Looking For
- Lead, mentor, and manage the pastry team, fostering a collaborative and creative environment.
- Set clear expectations, provide training, and ensure consistent performance evaluations.
- Collaborate with the culinary team to align pastry offerings with the overall culinary vision of the establishment.
- Design and develop a diverse and imaginative range of pastries, desserts, and baked goods that reflect current culinary trends and guest preferences.
- Create seasonal menus, special event offerings, and limited-time promotions that elevate the guest dining experience.
- Uphold the highest standards of taste, texture, and presentation in all pastry creations.
- Monitor food quality and presentation during service, ensuring consistency and adherence to established standards.
- Continuously research and experiment with new techniques, ingredients, and flavours to keep the dessert menu fresh and exciting.
- Collaborate with suppliers to source high-quality, sustainable ingredients.
- Maintain a well-organised and efficient pastry kitchen, adhering to all health and safety standards.
- Monitor inventory levels, control costs, and minimise waste to ensure optimal resource utilisation.
- Engage with guests to understand their preferences, gather feedback, and adapt the pastry offerings accordingly.
- Participate in guest events, food festivals, and culinary demonstrations to showcase pastry expertise.
- Provide ongoing training to the pastry team on new techniques, menu changes, and industry trends.
- Foster a learning culture that encourages skill development and growth.
BenefitsWork Smart, Play Hard! Unmatched FIVER Benefits for Life!
- A minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience in a comparable role.
- Culinary degree with a specialisation in pastry arts or equivalent experience.
- Proven track record of success in a similar luxury hospitality environment.
- Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.
- Creative flair and a passion for staying at the forefront of pastry trends.
- Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to delivering impeccable quality.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
- Proficient in managing budgets and controlling costs.
- Flexible schedule to accommodate varying business demands.
- A portfolio showcasing previous pastry creations is a plus.
- ‘FIVE-Styled’ Visionary thinking by finding creative solutions, while taking Ownership for all duties and tasks assigned.
- Impeccable communication skills, both verbal and written, with fluency in English
- A Team Player and 'People-Oriented' leader, passionate about Motivating and Training a successful and productive Pastry and Bakery Team.
- A hands-on attitude, fuelled by a ‘Can-Do!’ Spirit.
- Immerse yourself in the dynamic and exhilarating ‘FIVE Vibe’, where no two days are the same. Discover a work environment that encourages creativity, innovation, and bold ideas.
- Experience rapid career advancement opportunities that allow you to grow and develop within the company. Receive mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals who are invested in your success. Build a fulfilling career path that aligns with your passions and aspirations.
- Enjoy attractive incentive opportunities that recognise your hard work and dedication. Be rewarded for your achievements and contributions to FIVE's success.