[{{ $ctrl._job.status.name | translate}}] Head Chef
Hosco Talent Search on behalf of a 4* Hotel in Dubai with a new Restaurant Concept


Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly talented Head Chef to join a 4* hotel in Dubai part of a Hotel Group.

Reporting to the General Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

- To ensure smooth operation between the front and back of house
- Understand the importance of food cost and help plan the menus, in conjunction to take advantage of the seasonal fluctuations of the market.
- Assist in the preparation of menus and test products for different outlets.
- Actively participate in Health and Safety Committee
- Ensure quality of product when purchasing items, ensuring top quality food will be available for service
- Communicate and participate in plate presentation for outlets and banquet functions as well as actively communicating new presentation and concepts.
- Ensure that proper cooking techniques and standardized recipes are followed in order to keep up consistency with finished products.
- Handle day to day staffing and ensure that the staffing levels are met depending on the level of business.
- Inspect all foods are received for quality, quantity, price and weight assurance.
- Ensure that all food products are being properly rotated
- Responsible for the training, re-training and motivation of staff and giving feedback (negative and positive) to employees
- Keep food and labor costs within budget
- Ensure that any guest complaints are deal with in a professional manner, as the goal is to have the guest leave happy
- Ensure that all hotel and kitchen policies, procedures and standards are being followed
- Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the hotel health and safety program.


- Minimum 4 years’ experience in a 4/5 star hotel or high quality restaurant operations.
- Italian / Pizzeria preparation and production experience will be highly valued. (Pizza oven in front of guest is part of the new concept UPS)
- Previous sous chef or chef experience needed.
- Knowledge and demonstrated success in leading a successful restaurant
- Knowledge and demonstrated success in events and Banquet organization.
- Understanding of diverse cuisine styles & food preparation techniques.
- Management skills, especially with diverse cross-cultural teams.
- Proficiency in Word, Excel, Power point, POS systems.
- Cost controlling, Forecasting, Menu Engineering and Financial Knowledge.(P&L Analysis)
Job type
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
F&B kitchen
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
More than 1 year
Pay range
Competitive Salary

hosco Talent Search - A division of hosco

hosco Talent Search is a division of Hospitality Connection (hosco).

hosco Talent Search provides hospitality employers with a distinctive and highly efficient placement service for young talents in the industry. With a team composed of recruitment experts, hosco assists companies in the recruitment efforts of both interns, graduates and alumni.

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