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Food Safety Manager

Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
SAR 12000
February 26, 2020

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Career Summary/Objective

My experience in the Hospitality industry has taught me how to meet and exceed each brand’s expectation with service. From past experience and education, I have acquired skills to deal with people in a professional and courteous manner. My leadership skills are developed and have allowed me to spontaneously interact with ethnic diverse populations and all age groups. I am a motivator, trainer and organizer; these skills have enabled me to effectively defuse problem situations with customers in a tactful manner. Focused with diverse industry experience in handling food safety, F&B, back of the house, environmental management and health care

Professional experience

Presently working as Cluster Food Safety & Hygiene Manager Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel & Aloft City Centre Deira (Marriott International) Feb 2013 - Present

Worked as Food safety and Hygiene Manager

Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel (Marriott International) From February 2013 to till date

Food Safety and Hygiene Officer

Kings Star Catering Services, Dubai

Catering Business

Aug2012 to Jan 2013.

Hygiene officer

Al Seedawi Lebanese and Emirates food Factory Ajman, UAE. Tahini & Halawa Factory, Chocolate Production Factory Oct2011 to Aug 2012.


Maintaining the highest standards of food safety and hygiene within the areas of responsibility in Sheraton and Aloft.

Managing a team of more than 150 food handlers.

Development, implementation, corrective action and implementing legal requirements to make the hotel compliant.

Internal audits, handling the local authority inspections, HACCP certification audits, surveillance audits customer complaints handling, Food sampling schedules, Food poisoning investigations and record keeping.

Third party audit handling and fulfilling the requirements of local authority Dubai Health Department

- Food Control Section as per its specified guidelines for food establishments in Dubai

Implementation of HACCP (codex Alimentarius)/Dubai food code concepts in receiving, storage, transport, Processing, cooking and serving as per food flow

Constructing the HACCP team, regular meetings with team and minutes preparation

Establishment of monitoring system, corrective actions, Verification procedure, record keeping and documentation according to hotel’s HACCP manual

HACCP team leader, issuing food safety memos and amendment preparation for the manual to improve the FSMS

Reporting to the General manager of both properties

Liaising with other departments regards to pest control/preventive maintenance/GHP/health and safety policies and go hand in hand with security manager for H&S compliance.

Daily checking of all the F&B areas and equipment along with responsible person

Verification/Validation of all HACCP and ISO22000 documents Trainings

Basic food hygiene training for all food handlers (Municipality approved internal trainer)

Intermediate food hygiene for HACCP Team members and management team (Municipality approved internal trainer)

HACCP awareness for all HACCP team members and PIC s (Municipality approved internal trainer)

Hygiene tools for kitchen operations for all culinary colleagues

Food allergen control training for food handlers

Chemical awareness training

Legionella awareness training

Health and Safety Trainings for the Hotel.

Spill kit training and Norovirus awareness training

Current infection related trainings such as Ebola Awareness training, MersCov Awareness Training, Blood Borne Pathogen awareness training for Housekeeping, Security and First aiders. Health and Safety

Member of the Sustainability Activities (Go Green) of the Hotel/ MAF properties

Development, implementation, Training for the recycling activities of the Hotel.

Awareness training on green activities of the hotel

Scheduling meetings and conducting internal audits for the Annual Clifton Audit.

Conducting Health and Safety Trainings for the Hotel.

Achieved Silver and Gold Awards for the Annual Clifton audits for the Hotel in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

Trainings and achievements

Dubai Municipality Certified PIC Level 3 and Level 2 Trainer

Award in level 4 -Managing food safety for catering (HABC-UK)

HACCP Internal Auditor Training From HABC-UK

Manager of the Month Award for the talented Manager of Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel

Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing(HABC-UK)

Level 1 Award in Food Safety For Manufacturing(HABC-UK)

Level 2 Award in HACCP for Catering(HABC-UK)

Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Supervisors(HABC-UK)

PIC(Person in Charge) Award level3(TSI Quality services)

Food fraud training – new emerging fraud in Food Safety industry

Essential Management skills training- Marriott International.

Water safety training- Dubai Municipality

Trained in First Aid, CPR &AED From Dubai Ambulance

Attendance certificate on Food Safety culture As part of DIFSC 2013

Attended Dubai international food safety conference during the years 2013, 2014

Internal Trainer certificate For BASIC FOOD HYGIENE from food Studies section, Dubai Municipality

Attended the Food chain conference in 2013,2014,2017

Attended CPD Events on Emerging Pathogens Ecoli OH157, legionnaires Disease.

Training on Supervisory skills, and in-house train the trainer training

Training on fire safety (Civil Defense Govt: of Dubai)

A grade Hotel Award from Dubai Municiapality

Projects and Assignments

A study on Histopathology and Cytotechnology in Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum India. Assignment on “Pest Management” for PIC Train the Trainer Assignment on ‘’Personal Hygiene “for advanced food hygienic techniques (CIEH UK) Educational Qualification

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology from Mahatma Gandhi University. Kerala, India Personal Profile

Date of birth - 08/03/1984

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Waleed Al Sadik- Executive Chef – Sheraton Mall of Emirates Hotel Ph: +971*********

Sebastian Weyer- Director of Engineering- Westin & Le Meridian Mena siyahi Ph: +971-*********

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