Head Chef (MUST be in Malta to apply)

Reference Number: LC425

Head Chef (MUST be in Malta to apply)

One of our clients, a casual restaurant and pizzeria located in the South of the Island, is looking for an experienced ‘Head Chef’ to organise and manage the kitchen’s activities. The chosen candidate will be the first in command in the facilities and will create and inspect dishes to ensure they meet the highest quality standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create menu items and recipes
  • Ensure the highest quality standards and food consistency
  • Control and direct the food preparation processes and any other relative activities
  • Design standardised food presentation guidelines
  • Submit cost proposals for menu items
  • Implement methods on how to reduce food waste
  • Determine food inventory needs, stock, and ordering system
  • Be fully in charge of managing and training kitchen staff
  • Prepare and issue the schedule for the kitchen staff on a weekly basis
  • Oversee the work of subordinates
  • Estimate staff’s workload and compensations
  • Foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers
  • Ensure that the food servicing facility meets all necessary standards and regulations such as sanitary and safety guidelines
  • Ensuring that proper HACCP practices are followed
  • Staying up to date with culinary trends and kitchen processes
  • Overseeing the maintenance of kitchen equipment and organising repairs when needed

Person Specification:

  • +3 years experience in a same or similar role
  • Proven ability of kitchen management
  • Proven experience in a high-volume kitchen
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Up to date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes
  • Good understanding of useful computer programs
  • Credentials in health and safety training
  • Speak fluent English

An attractive remuneration package will be given to the right applicant.

IMMEDIATE PLACEMENTS for candidates with fluent English, meeting all the above requirements.

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