Ref: GP186-5638

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a high-end lounge and restaurant in Muscat who are looking to hire a Head Chef to oversee the kitchen and culinary direction. Reporting to the Restaurant Manager and owners directly the Head Chef will execute the owners’ vision for this premium venue

The Head Chef will support the development chef in designing and launching the menu, as well as continually evolving the menu moving forward. Using her culinary expertise, the Head Chef will create both appetizing and visually stunning dishes for the guests to enjoy. With a focus on sharing and small bites, presentation will be key. You will coordinate with baristas and mixologists to ensure the premium experience continues across all areas of food and beverage. The Head Chef will be responsible for maintaining the kitchen and inventory.


The successful candidate should be a currently working as a Head Chef or be an experienced Sous Chef ready to lead the kitchen. Experience with high end, aesthetically appealing and culturally diverse small plates and bites is preferred for this position. This role requires a Head Chef who thrives in a pressured environment and is willing to go above and beyond for the optimal guest experience.

Due to the scope of the role only female candidates will be considered.

Preference will be given to Arabic speaking candidates but all strong candidates will be considered.

About the Company

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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