Cook Α (Μάγειρας Α)

Malia, Nomos Irakleiou, Greece | MPCOOKA24 · F&B Culinary

About the role

As a Cook A at PHĀEA, you play a pivotal role in our culinary team, responsible for overseeing the kitchen's daily operations, menu planning, and ensuring the highest standards of food quality and presentation. Your creative flair, leadership skills, and culinary expertise contribute to delivering an exceptional dining experience for our guests.

About Phāea

PHĀEA is a leader in the Greek hospitality industry, bringing an authentic approach to experiential travel and luxury – one that is inspiring yet effortless, elevated yet conscious, highly curated yet understated.

Born in Crete, PHĀEA comprises a collection of properties - Blue Palace, Elounda, Cretan Malia Park, a member of Design Hotels, Village Heights Resort and Koutouloufari Village Holiday Club. These properties blend bold design, responsible living, and authentic experiences, immersing visitors in the genuine Greece. PHĀEA is expanding to introduce undiscovered Greek destinations into its portfolio. 

We embrace a culture of collaboration and respect within our organization as well as towards our community, the environment, and our guests, with continuous evolution as our compass and authenticity as our guide.

Culture Fit

  • Contribute to the curation of extraordinary, guest-centric, luxury and meaningful travel experiences that tell the story of a truer, more timeless Greece.
  • Contribute to a culture of collaboration by crafting authentic relationships and encouraging the personal and professional growth.
  • Engage with and support the values of PHĀEA – Consciousness – Innovation and Community - through your day-to-day work and your interaction with team members and guests.

Job Fit- Responsibilities

  • Oversee daily kitchen operations, ensuring high culinary standards.
  • Execute food preparation tasks following established recipes and guidelines.
  • Monitor inventory levels and coordinate with departments to maintain adequate stock.
  • Supervise and manage employees, setting clear expectations and providing ongoing feedback.
  • Ensure strict compliance with food & beverage policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, promoting teamwork and staff professional development while ensuring health and safety regulations are met.

Must-Have

  • Culinary degree.
  • Proven experience as a Cook A or in a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of culinary techniques and kitchen management.
  • In-depth knowledge of food safety and hygiene regulations.

Nice-to-Have

  • Familiarity with MS Office.
  • Experience with cost control and budget management.
  • Knowledge of multiple cuisines.
  • Familiarity with sustainability practices.

What we offer

  • Comprehensive hospitality and department-specific training
  • Qualification-Linked Compensation Package
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Supportive and welcoming work atmosphere
  • A wide variety of benefits
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