Corporate Chef – Kuwait !

Back of House - Chefs
Up to 200k plus benefits

Corporate Chef – Kuwait – Upto £200k+ package

My client is looking for an Corporate Chef / Exec chef at the top of their game. Directly responsible for developing and implementing all culinary standards across their current F&B operations as well as identifying current on trend operations and bringing new concepts and operations to life. This is a hugely exciting role where the operator wishes to double in size within the next 2-3 years. This operator are looking for an Exec chef / BOH ops director / Corporate Chef who excels at building businesses, relationships and teams.

Duties and Responsibilities – Corporate Chef

  • Assist in the creation, innovation, introduction and development of new concepts, including the standardization of recipes and menu management
  • Ensure that the efficient use of technology is implemented in all aspects of kitchen management e.g. MIS across multi-unit operations
  • Oversee and ensure complete management of operations including sourcing equipment, ingredients etc.
  • Maximise production capacity whilst maintaining consistent quality controls
  • Manage all resources, including the organization and allocation of staff, execution of controls and standardization of daily functioning of the operation.
  • Collaborate cross functionally to maximise the efficient operation of the organization.
  • Implement Food & Beverage controls, to ensure quality and hygiene standards for products and equipment are adhered to
  • Control food cost in accordance with the department budget
  • Recruit, train, develop and lead the team
  • Manage the performance of the team to ensure effective kitchen management and adherence to core standards
  • Effectively manage a multi-unit, multi-concept operation

Management/Leadership Qualities – Corporate Chef

  • Possess a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. Must be enthusiastic enough to absorb and innovate new ideas, study new cuisines and concepts and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Ability to lead by example with confidence and energy, and to act as a senior level ambassador at a strategic level
  • Possess the ability to constructively challenge the status quo and introduce creative and innovative recommendations
  • Possess the ability to create, innovate and execute with excellence

Skills & Experience – Corporate Chef

  • Minimum 10 years overall experience within chef-related positions, culminating in an Exec Chef/Directorship role currently
  • Demonstrable experience in setting up, opening and operating new restaurants and concepts
  • Experience as a Chef within a premium restaurant chain, with responsibility for a multi-unit, multi-concept operation
  • Possesses expert knowledge of multiple cuisines with a high-level of administration skills, man management and technical know-how of kitchen management
  • Possesses the ability to deliver consistent standards at high volume within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to drive and manage change in fluctuating circumstances
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders
  • Significant experience in bakery / bread / pastry operation

Rewards – Corporate Chef

  • Salary of £200k+ (inclusive of accommodation, daily travel etc)
  • Private Healthcare
  • Return flights.
  • Hugely autonomous role
  • Chance to work with an operator at the top of their game
  • Excellent growth potential with huge amount of development over the coming years

James Watson

James has worked in hospitality for the past 15 years, running pubs to restaurants, and his last role was opening an managing a Jamies’s Site. James has previous experience working in recruitment so understands the market. James revels a challenge and once he sets his mind to something he doesn’t stop until he reaches his goal. A driven operator with a wealth of knowledge.

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