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Executive premier 6 site rebrand - Contemporary Italian concept - Kuwait  

Vacancy Reference: EH1132
Vacancy Title:Executive premier 6 site rebrand - Contemporary Italian concept - Kuwait
The Company:
A truly unique opportunity, for a head chef looking for an international career opportunity within a highly reputable international restaurant operator , one of the brands within the group is currently re furbishing and the concept is upmarket contemporary Italian cuisine Our client is currently seeking an EXEC head chef with relevant Italian experience, a hands on head chef with the ability to oversee the successful modernization of this concept within its 6 outlets. The rebrand is receiving substantial investment with the latest design and equipment There currently existing within the operator business multiple quality brands and concepts If you are looking for a new challenge, looking for the next big step, have international goals and would like to experience life in the Middle East this could be the role for you
Vacancy Description:

Refresh & relaunch a high end contemporary Italian brand exceeding guests’ expectation and raising profile of brand to a widely recognized high quality operator, targeting a larger customer count and increased spend per head

Work with the operations Director to create a modern take on a popular food style and build the brand based on present name & client goodwill

Work with Director in creating a menu of the highest standards that is modern and of the moment

You will be fully responsible for the supervision and development of the local brigade

Menu development, Menu planning, costing and recipe specification

·Establish relationships with suppliers to guarantee best produce at most competitive pricing

 Work with Finance team to have accurate stock control and reporting systems while achieving targeted food costs. Constantly analyses financial reports and works with senior management to achieve greater profitability

Develops standard recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation which help to assure consistently high quality and to minimize food costs; exercises portion control for all items served and assists in establishing menu selling prices.

To be pro-active on controlling staff costs and maintain most efficient headcount in each of the departments

Work and train team of 6 outlet head chefs and oversee training to junior chefs on new concept and provide ongoing training and mentoring.

To establish correct service procedures with front of house

 To assist in training of front of house staff with regards to product knowledge & preparation

To maintain consistency and standards throughout group

 To oversee and maintain health & safety standards, food hygiene standards and general site hygiene standards. 

  • Recruitment and Training and sensitive to the local culture and customs
  • Tasked to improve the overall food offering and consistency 
  • Integral part of the successful operation of the business as a whole
  • Commercially minded - GP calculation

About you:

  • Will have comprehensive experience of working within quality Contemporary Italian food led dining environments, 
  • Candidate required to have good consistency within previous roles
  • Open minded personable and open to different ways of working and cultures.
  • Highly creative and imaginative with fresh and seasonal ingredients
  • Will be an instinctively strong leader with the ability to motivate, train and develop your staff
  • Will be highly organised
  • Will be technically very capable
  • Will demonstrate a flexible and positive approach to work
  • To have good consistency in previous employment
Salary & Benefits:
£50- 60 k per annum
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