Junior Sous Chef

Junior Sous Chef


Abu Dhabi, AE





Assist Sous Chef to ensure all airline, VIP customer and non-airline production compliance’s with set standards in quality, hygiene, productivity and guest satisfaction. Train and guide junior staff and set production standards according to airline loads and orders.        


1    Assist in managing sectional productivity to meet the set productivity target on man minutes per meal produced.  
2    Ensure food produced is of sufficient quality to deliver customer satisfaction as judged by meal tasting panel’s statistical analysis of customer feedback.
3    Ensure production levels are in line with passenger numbers to limit elimination and meal wastage
4    Liaise with relevant sections within the department to ensure effective communication and support EAS Caterings role within the Etihad menu development process in terms of the adherence of product development timelines, hosting of workshops for on board chefs and other culinary teams.
5    Work closely with the HSEQ officers to ensure that the levels of food hygiene within the operation at least meet or exceed regulatory and customer requirements, Work alongside the Sous Chef to plan processes for new menus and start up airline.
6    Follow and report where necessary discrepancies in recipes to ensure maintaining accurate recipe data to allow accurate cost data to be provided to Etihad Airways and other customers.
7    Ensure that the resources of the section are used in a way that supports the development of the EAS Catering Food Services department as well as other revenue streams.

Education & Experience

Education: Secondary education and formal catering certificate from recognized international institutes.

Experience: Minimum 6 years of international experience in hotel & catering, preferably in in-flight catering and/or food processing/manufacturing

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 to bring “Abu Dhabi to the World”. Over the years, we have grown into Etihad Aviation Group, a diversified global aviation and travel company, which is one of the world’s most acclaimed industry brands.

Our airline flies to over 84 destinations with a fleet of over 100 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, serving 18.6 million passengers a year and carrying 682,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018.

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