Commis 1 (Bakery) for the Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts - Dubai
Job Description
A Commis 1 (Bakery) for the Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre is responsible for preparing and presenting high quality dishes to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while assisting with food cost controls.

What will I be doing?

As a Commis 1 (Bakery) for the Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre, you will be responsible for preparing high quality bakery items to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Commis 1 will also be required to assist with food cost controls. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Basic dough preparation.
  • To ensure high productivity and standards of breadmaking and baking are maintained at all times.
  • Assist in preparation of French pastry, cakes, tarts and breads.
  • Assist in preparation of sweets required as per standard in all food & beverage outlets.
  • Responsible to monitor and maintain the quality of food in outlets as well as fridges and freezes.
  • Assist in requisitioning of food to kitchen.
  • Prepare orders for the service team as required.
  • Assist the Pastry Chef and the Pastry Team in the daily operations.
  • Follow food safety program at all times.
  • Keep all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination.
  • Prepare mis-en-place for all relevant menus.
  • Assist in positive outcomes from guest queries in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensure that all food items are stored correctly.
  • Contribute to controlling the food costs.
  • Be environmentally aware.

What are we looking for?

A Commis 1 (Bakery) for the Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centreis always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should possess the following skilss and characterisitcs:

  • Previous experience in bakery within a hotel environment.
  • Solid bakery knowledge.
  • Basic pastry knowledge.
  • Basic food hygiene certificate.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work on own or in teams.
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
  • Previous experience within a luxury environment.
  • Experience in the hotel industry.
  • Previous experience working in the pastry department.
What will it be like to work for Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts? Waldorf Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalised attention of True Waldorf Service that creates a singular experience. If you understand the value of personalised attention and know how to treat even the most extraordinarily different experiences with the same rich level of customer service, you may just be the person we are looking for!

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