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    Confidential Company

    Al Kuwait, Kuwait

    Ref. JB1988245

    Job Description

    A leading Diet Care Center based in Kuwait is looking to recruit for an EXECUTIVE CHEF to work in Kuwait. Under limited supervision, oversees food production for all food outlets. Develops menus, food purchase specifications and recipes. Directly supervises all production staff. Maintains highest standards in food quality, hygiene and sanitation. Constantly improvises on the recipes and food production techniques. Must have working experience in the same level in Restaurant/Hotel Industry.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Plans the menus for all food service outlets assigned, considering customer base, popularity of various dishes, holidays, costs and various other factors
    • Schedules and coordinates the work of Chefs, Cooks and other kitchen employees to ensure that food preparation is economical and as per company standards
    • Constantly trains and supervises the production staff
    • Conduct regular physical inventories of food supplies and assesses projected needs; Monitors the quality and quantity of all food ordered and received
    • Coordinate with the purchase department/suppliers to ensure timely delivery. Oversee correct receipt, storage and handling of products to ensure quality and freshness at all times
    • Ensures that high standard of hygiene and sanitation are maintained throughout the kitchen areas at all times
    • Establishes control techniques to minimize food and supply waste and theft
    • Safeguards all food preparation employees by implementing training to increase their knowledge about safety, sanitation and accident prevention principles
    • Develops and tests recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation which help to ensure consistent high quality and minimize food costs; exercise portion control over all items served and assists in establishing menu selling prices
    • Prepares necessary data for budget in area of responsibility; projects annual labor and food costs and monitors actual financial results; takes corrective action where necessary to help ensure that financial goals are met
    • Ensure production staff receive timely and meaningful performance reviews
    • Develop employees for supervisory and management roles. Review internal promotions and succession plans with Operations Manager
    • Work closely with Operations Manager to ensure company financial and operating goals are met
    • Coordinate miscellaneous projects as needed or as directed by the Operations Manager


    • 3-5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
    • Ability to plan a variety of menus
    • Knowledge of international food products, equipments and their usage and application
    • Skills in cooking a variety of dishes and impart training to other chefs and cooks
    • Good people management skills, communication and listening skills. Must be flexible and adaptable to changes
    • Must be self motivated and detail oriented and have a passion for teaching others
    • Able to work under pressure with high volume food production
    • Ability to plan work schedules, supervise and train employees; organize, prioritize assignments
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including days, nights, weekends and holidays


    Degree/ Diploma in Hotel Management or Food Production

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Al Kuwait, Kuwait
    Company Industry:
    Catering/Food Services/Restaurants; Personal Care and Service
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Support Services
    Employment Type:
    Full Time Employee
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Number of Vacancies:
    Job Ref.:

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 3
    Residence Location:
    Certification / diploma