Company Name : Al Futtaim Group

Chef de Cuisine

Job Description

Key Role Specific Accountabilities


Development and Creativity

  • The Development Chef is the lead, inspirator & creator of the menu and specials regarding recipe development/testing in both practical and creative aspects.


Implement Specials and menu changes

  • Implement specials and menu changes according to agreed recipes and standards.
  • Facilitate training regarding all new items with both FOH and BOH. Ensure all standards are reviewed and maintained.


Develop Individual BOH employees

  • Develop, coach and mentor the kitchen staff. Ensure to conduct their training, develop their skills and evaluate the progress.
  • Consistently maintain high standards and regularly review BOH staff and provide effective feedback to   help improve standards.


Advises on overall Café BOH Operations within the assigned cafes

  • Ensure BOH is run to the specified service levels though regular monitoring of operational performance with the involved teams, managers and senior management.


HSSE & Quality Management

  • Regular inspection of outlet and relevant equipment to ensure adherence of all government and regulatory requirements in food safety, hygiene and equipment maintenance.
  • Follow internal HSSE programs especially regarding product and service levels and general cleanliness to exceed M&S and governmental guidelines.


Advises on Human Resources

  • Resourcing and carry out trials and interviews for potential kitchen staff candidates.


Communicate & Coordinate

  • Work closely with other departments including RO functions to promote good teamwork and efficient operations.


Drive Sales

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the hospitality & food trends, the competition and supports the line manager to identify opportunities to drive sales.


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