Head Chef

Reference Number: BS19

Head Chef

One of our clients, a fast-paced restaurant in central Malta, is looking for a Head Chef. This is a phenomenal opportunity for a chef to have creative freedom on menu design using the best ingredients available on the market. As a Head Chef you will also be required to ensure that all the operational, quality, and administrative functions are carried out properly.


  • Manage all aspects of the kitchen including operational, quality and administrative functions
  • Actively seek verbal feedback from customers on a regular basis and respond to all guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Manage the provision of food to Food and Beverage outlets and taking action where necessary to ensure compliance with current legislation
  • Ensuring adequate resources are available according to business needs
  • Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
  • Ensure team members have an up-to-date knowledge of menu items, special promotions, functions and events
  • Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with co-workers and customers
  • Control costs without compromising standards, improving gross profit margins and other departmental and financial targets
  • Manage financial performance of the department so all planning is in line with companies objectives and compile yearly budgets
  • Ensure food control systems are adhered to so margins are on target
  • Regular review of all menus with Food and Beverage manager to confirm offerings are in line with market trends
  • Ensure monthly communication meetings are conducted and post-meeting minutes generated
  • Manage staff performance issues in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Recruit, manage, train and develop the kitchen team
  • Ensure that staffing levels are maintained to cover business demands
  • Maintain good communication and work relationships in all premises

Due to the high volume of applications, we receive at MRecruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

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