Head Chef - Dean & Deluca - The Avenues Mall, Kuwait
As Head Chef, you will be responsible for all kitchen operations in one of our high quality and demanding restaurants. You will be exposed to a multi-cultural working environment and have the chance to work side by side with some of the most talented and respected chefs in the business.
Your main responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
* Overseeing all orders from the kitchen/commissary to ensure they are prepared to a consistently high standard and in accordance with brand-specific recipes
* Ensuring that all employees report for duty punctually and wearing the correct uniform
* Organising and setting up the kitchen/commissary as efficiently as possible to increase speed and maximise productivity
* Checking daily storage areas and maintaining sufficient stock to meet the volume of business with minimum wastage.
Qualifications & Requirements:
You will have/be:
* 5 years' experience in leading a team of a minimum of 20 staff.
* 3 years' of pastry and bakery experience
* A recognised hospitality qualification or relevant experience
* Strong problem solving and communication skills.
Skill, dedication and efficiency are absolute necessities for this role, but above all a passion for food that will inspire your fellow chefs and delight your clientèle, keeping them returning time and again to relish in the dishes you create.
About the Brand: Dean & Deluca is a food adventure. Friendly staff members offer tastes of cheeses, charcuterie, olive oils, exotic fruits, breads and pastries, chocolates and Arabic sweets and the restaurant prides itself on attentive, high quality service. The people here at Dean & Deluca don't just create amazing food and give great service - they create the kind of wonder that stimulates our customers to try new food types and to eat traditional food items made to perfection. If you are looking for a retail or hospitality job that combines brilliant people skills with enthusiasm about food, Dean & Deluca offers a retail environment like no other - uniquely focused on delivering amazing customer experiences and food products with our team of passionate people.
About Us: M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 70 of the world's most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria's Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,000 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.
Alshaya's stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 46,000 people from over 110 nationalities.