Head Chef

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Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with an established independent premium all day dining concept. Due to extensive expansion plans, they are looking to hire a Head Chef to oversee their new flagship location. This location in Dubai will be the place to go, warm and inviting, a place to enjoy a meal with friends or family, or linger the afternoon away over high quality coffee and bites in the lounge.

The Head Chef will be responsible for all things food and beverage, the full-service all-day dining restaurant menu, private events menus, drive thru/grab and go as well as coffee accompanying bites. You will work with the Operations Manager and owner to launch and constantly evolve the menus, ensure consistently precise execution to the highest quality. The brand direction will see you support with internationally influenced dishes across all areas. This role will also require you to oversee inventory, cost and quality control.


To be considered for this role, the candidate should be an experienced Head Chef who has a proven track record overseeing a successful culinary destination who is ready to take on a larger location. A strong experienced Sous Chef with experience managing a large kitchen may also be considered to take the next step. Experience in the middle east is preferred but not essential for a superstar candidate.

The ideal candidate will be the perfect combination of a strong hands-on chef, a true leader and a charismatic professional who is always striving to go above and beyond for the customers culinary experience. Strong leadership and English communication skills are essential for this role, for managing a diverse team.


The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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