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Executive Chef

Bassam T. AlTamimi & Partners Trading Co. Ltd. (BTTCO)

Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Ref: SP155-03

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our company, Bassam AlTamimi and Partners Trading Co. is a medium sized company involved in the food business for several decades. We are seeking to hire a qualified and dynamic executive chef, as part of our strategy to develop new and acquire existing restaurant business opportunities in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The position will be involved in the development as well as the operational phases.

The responsibilities and qualifications are as noted below:

• Contribute to the creation and development of food concepts for new and existing restaurants and catering business opportunities.
• Contribute to the
• Be aware of new culinary trends and recipes.
• Recruit, train and manage kitchen staff.
• Developing and modifying menus that meet quality standards and customer tastes.
• Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities.
• Create dishes that excite customers.
• Arrange equipment purchases and repairs.
• Perform administrative duties related to the restaurant(s).
• Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs
• Oversee purchasing to stay within certain budget.
• Inspect the quality of the food.
• Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
• Rectify arising problems or complaints
• Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers


• Bachelor's degree in the culinary arts or related certificate
• Effectively communicate in Arabic and English
• Ability to manage an entire kitchen
• Budgeting skills to control costs
• Incredible food preparation abilities
• Deep knowledge of the food industry and trends
• Ability to create new menu items
• Proven working experience as a Head Chef
• Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
• Capable of delegating multiple tasks
• Ability to handle and delegate multiple tasks
• Communication and leadership skills
• Keep up with cooking trends and best practices
• Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)

About the Company

Bassam T. AlTamimi & Partners Trading Co. Ltd. (“BTTCO”) is an import, trading and distribution service company based in Alkhobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Historically, BTTCO’s food activities originates to as far back as the 1980s under Bassam AlTamimi Establishment with the importation and trading of a wide variety of fresh, frozen and processed foods in the Kingdom.

However, our focus over the last two decades has been providing fresh products to key clients in the Eastern Province. Our client base includes hotels and resorts, airlines, restaurants and catering companies. This is usually done on a contractual basis. Our products are usually sourced from the central market, farms and some importation. In order to expand and diversify our business in the food segment we have increased the company’s capital and shareholder support several-fold.

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Executive Chef salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 18,000

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