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Posted November 14, 2021

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai, Financial Centre, United Arab Emirates
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A Commis 1 for the Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre is responsible for preparing and presenting high quality dishes to deliver an excellent Guest experience.

What will I be doing?


As a Commis 1 for the Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre you will be assisting in the daily pastry operations, including the preparation of mis-en-place and production. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Knowledge of the individual pastry menu items including basic ingredients, methods of preparation, and presentation style.

  • Maintain kitchen hygiene and cleanliness.

  • Gain basic knowledge of all outlets in hotel.

  • Responsible for mise en place.

  • Taste and examine food prepared for freshness and required quality.

  • Set up section as required by Chef De Partie and Pastry Chef.

  • Be responsible for minimising food wastage.

  • Attend and comprehend all information discussed at the briefing sessions.

  • Be pro-actively involved in the hotel’s operation keeping up-to-date with events within the hotel.


It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:


What are we looking for?

A Commis 1 for the Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:

  • Previous experience as a Commis Chef within the pasty kitchen.

  • Positive attitude.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Proven ability to work with a team and to follow instruction.

  • A passion to learn and a drive to succeed in a culinary/hospitality career.

  • Proof of completion in a basic food hygiene course.

  • A passion for food and the culinary arts.

  • Completion of an accredited commercial cookery course or trade apprenticeship within the Pastry section.

  • Experience multi-tasking and working in an environment with rigorous standards.

  • Educational background in Culinary Arts

  • Previous work experience within the hotel industry

  • NVQ Level 2

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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Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre

Dubai, Financial Centre
United Arab Emirates

247 Room Hotel

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Hilton Worldwide has announced it is to open a Waldorf Astoria hotel in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

A management agreement has been signed with Ward Holdings for the property, which is expected to start welcoming guests in Autumn 2017.

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre will feature 247 guest rooms, as well as a range of upscale dining options, spa and wellness facilities.