Our client in Kuwait currently have an exciting re-location opportunity for a high calibre head chef to assist with the opening of this impressive fine dining Italian restaurant.
Vacancy Reference:
The Company:

International renown company established in sectors to include IT and hospitality, have recently secured impressive restaurant premises in central Kuwait city with stunning ocean views.

Role Details:

The head chef will be supported by the owners  for the opening and menu development of the operation, assist in the design of the kitchen and ensure it is fully compliant. You will play an integral part in the success, the day to day running and potential future expansion of the operation.

The menu concept will be based on a high end Italian modern dining concept the size of the operation is approx 650 square metres with a large terrace of 150 square metrers with stunning views of the ocean 

The covers will be approx 150 - 7 day lunch dinner operation ( junior staff already secured for the operation)

Full kitchen management and financial responsibility.

Menu creation, tasting and development.

Achieving the budgeted food GP through careful menu planning and weekly analysis.

Recruitment, Team Training ,Mentoring & Development, Tastings & Briefings & Appraisals.

Stock Control: Supplier Liaison, Ordering, Invoices, Stock Counting, Wastage Control.

Due Diligence: HACCP / COSSH files & procedures, Hygiene, H&S Records & Cleaning Rosters.

Preparing for and attending weekly Management meetings.

Creative approach to menu planning.

About You

This represents an excellent opportunity for a Head Chef with a strong background in Modern  Italian  cuisine  in renown London /International environments with a strong ability to implement structure and standards.

Open minded, personable, adaptable and flexibility are key qualities for this role. (International experience also an advantage) 

Up to date on current culinary trends, menu planning. 

Experience of an opening within a comparable concept.

Ability to Motivate & Train team members effectively, ‘hands on’ management style.

Strong Leadership, Communication, Organisation & Technical and cost control skills.

Excellent attention to detail and a committed, motivated, flexible working approach.

Stable work history and checkable references will be required for this role

  • Ideal for a Chef who has a clearly established professional history within the industry and is used to working in mixed cultural working environments
  • Package 

    • Kuwaiti currency 
      • Monthly Net KD  KD 1600 - 2000/- £4961 net per month 
      • Plus, Living Out Allowance amount Net KD 350/- per month ( sufficient for a 2 bed modern  apartment) equivalent to £870 per month 
      • Return ticket Yearly Class
      • Private Health Insurance
      • 30 days holiday
Salary & Benefits:

£ 4750 - 5000 monthly net sterling ( take home) gross UK equivalent would be £90,000 + a modern apartment allowance, healthcare, flights