The Position Manage F&B product delivery from catering contractors, by designing and implementing innovative and pleasing menus, and contribute towards being the worlds leader in innovative airline catering Job Outline Plan and implement innovative yet gastronomically pleasing food menus, by analysing and determining requirements of the routeflight to and from the region to ensure a well balanced and nutritious offering, that also caters to the dietary (Special Meals), religious and cultural needs of a diverse customer profile Negotiate and finalise menu and pricing (at each item level, at a minimum of 4 months before menu implementation) with caterers so that the planned offering is within budget and product is sourced from caterers at least cost Carry out detailed analysis on cost incurred for Food Product to ensure appropriate cost control action is initiated and value for money delivered Plan menus and periodic rotations for onboard and lounges by taking into consideration the customers needs through out hisher journey with Emirates to ensure that the F&B product compliment each other whilst providing variety and choice Create recipes and detailed menu specifications (Standard Uplift Charts, Portion Control, Correct Equipment Utilization and ingredients) for the region and suppliers (eg frozen meal suppliers) by physical preparation and further development in kitchens to achieve consistency in the dishes across the network Build relationships and represent Emirates to caterers within the region Conduct menu presentations at regular intervals, at contractors locations (Onboard and Lounges) by detailing menu requirements to ensure that caterers understand and agree on food product requirements, such as quality, specification, presentation, loading scalesratios, etc Responsible for managing the catering contracts for their respective regions to ensure agreed product and service levels are met efficiently Work in collaboration with the Concept Manager by developing, trialling and implementing new concepts, F&B promotions and food styles for the region (onboard and lounges) to introduce variety, create an element of surprise and regularly delight our customers Design and implement innovative crew meal concepts, with input from Product Research & Dev, (PRD), and Quality Circle Committee to ensure crew are offered well balanced and nutritious meals Conduct and record quality checks by carrying out frequent pre&flight and post flight audits on the food product for quality, quantity compliance to agreed food product specifications, menu card contents, analyse residual meal uptake to minimize waste, and initiate corrective action, where required Record auditsissues in the Performance Management system to monitor and track contractor performance Conduct regular supplier evaluation by carrying out hygiene audits at catering contractors (aircraft & lounge) to ensure they comply with international IATA and HACCP standards, and Emirates customers are offered a hygienic and safe food product Work closely with Product Research & Development and Training College on new concepts being introduced by carrying out presentations, flight trials etc, to ensure crew are trained appropriately to deliver the food service and changes are reflected correctly in the onboard service routines Salary & Benefits We offer an attractive tax&free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE
Eligibility:(UG - Any Graduate - Any Specialization) AND (PG - Any PG Course - Any Specialization)
Salary:Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Function:Hotels / Restaurants
Deadline:26th Oct 2024
Qualifications: Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) Recognised Professional Qualifications in the Food and Beverage Management. Internationally Certified Hygiene Auditor.Experience: Minimum 8 years in the hospitality industry of which at least 3 years should have been in an airline catering environment.Knowledge/skills: Knowledge of food production, development, food safety, and product distribution. Must have extensive knowledge of global food product and service delivery trends and concepts. Must demonstrate good contract management capabilities Good understanding of cultural dimensions and adapting to managing delivery of product from world wide catering locations
Mediacom (A GroupM company) http://www.emiratesgroupcareers.com The Emirates Group is a highly profitable business with a turnover of approximately US$ 12 billion and over 50,000 employees. The Group comprises of dnata, the successful Airport Ground Services and Travel Industry division, and Emirates, the Groups rapidly expanding and award winning international Airline. Emirates global network now sees it flying to over 110 destinations across 6 continents, operating a modern fleet of over 150 wide bodied aircraft. Today the Airline has orders worth over US$ 68 billion for 200 more of the latest aircraft, with plans to operate to many more destinations in the months and years ahead. Essential to our continued business success as we expand will be the ongoing employment of high quality people to join our multi cultural team of over 150 nationalities. Dubai, a tourism centre and modern cosmopolitan city with high standards of healthcare, education and leisure pursuits for residents offers those we hire one of the most desirable lifestyle locations in the world. In addition to lifestyle and tax free salary benefits, the Emirates Group also offers professional development opportunities to help employees develop new skills and grow their careers successfully. Discover your future!