Head Baker

Kempinski (Jakarta JK, Indonesia) 12 hours ago

Head Baker is responsible in prepare and present a broad array of breads, bakeries, savouries and desserts which meet customer expectations.


Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta is located next to the iconic Bundaran HI (Hotel Indonesia Roundabout) fountain at the heart of the city’s main shopping, business and lifestyle district. Its 289 rooms and suites offer grand views of Jakarta city, and the hotel boasts an array of amenities that caters to conventions and weddings as well as a broad collection of restaurants and bars. Integrated with the Grand Indonesia Shopping Town, Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta also offers unmatched convenience for all its guests.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure smooth daily production of breads, bakeries, savories and desserts.

  • Control food and labor costs and seek opportunities to increase food revenue and departmental productivity.

  • Participate in menu design and food preparation standards.

  • Oversee implementation and training on new menus and recipes.

  • Maintain comprehensive product knowledge including ingredients, equipment, suppliers, markets, and current trends and make recommendations for appropriate adjustments to kitchen operations accordingly.

  • Maintain a hygienic kitchen and personal hygiene.

  • Work with Superior and Director of Human Resource to ensure the departmental performance of staff is productive and Assists in planning for future staffing needs.

  • Assist in maintaining a comprehensive, current and guest focused set of departmental standards and procedures and oversees their implementation.

  • Maintain ongoing training and development of employees, conduct TTTTs and follow up in a timely manner.

  • Coach, counsel and discipline staff, providing constructive feedback to enhance performance.

  • Approve leave after considering hotel occupancies.

  • Work with superior in the preparation and management of the department’s budget.

  • Control and monitor departmental costs on an ongoing basis to ensure performance against budget.

  • Demonstrate awareness of OH&S policies and procedures and ensure all procedures are conducted safely and within OH&S guidelines and ensure your direct reports do the same.

  • Is aware of duty of care and adhere to occupational, health and safety legislation, policies and procedures.

  • Is familiar with property safety, first aid and fire and emergency procedures and operate equipment safely and sensibly.

  • Initiate action to correct a hazardous situation and notify supervisors of potential dangers.

  • Log security incidents and accidents in accordance with hotel requirements.

  • Implement and practice HACCP.

  • Carry out other related duties that may be assigned and may assist in Pasty production.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor/Diploma Degree or Apprenticeship from Hospitality/Hotel Management School, Gastronomic education certificate or equivalent.

  • Min. 2 years’ experience in kitchen pastry

  • Experience in a standalone F&B operation is beneficial.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both English and Bahasa

  • Computer literacy – Ms. Office, Scala System

About Kempinski

Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 76 five-star hotels and residences in 31 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.

Organization: Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta

Primary Location: Indonesia-Jakarta

Job Type: Regular

Job Level: Manager/Senior Specialist

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 25, 2021

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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