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Executive Chef (Hotel)

Quest Search & Selection

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP340-1439

Job description / Role

Executive Chef
Quest Search & Selection is working with a well-known 5* International Hotel, looking to hire a very unique Executive Chef (Hotel) to oversee the culinary offerings in a new opening 5* Hotel in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They are looking for an innovative Executive chef with a solid background in Events/Banqueting/All day dining/International cuisine.

Ideal candidate will be managing high quality large scale operations in either Hotels or overseeing multiple high-end establishments.

Job Description

As the Executive Chef you must perform the following duties:
• Designing and costing of all menus.
• Excellent knowledge of International culinary arts.
• Oversee Production of high quality meals.
• Supervision of the kitchens and distribution, in line with the company's standards.
• Understand the fiscal management of a large food and beverage operation.
• Have working knowledge of 24 hr production kitchens.
• Training and development of new staff.
• Monitor all areas of food production.
• Responsible for the control and maintenance of all equipment.
• Ordering and Procurement of all food goods.
• Managed a large kitchen operation before.


Requirements for an Ideal Candidate (Executive Chef)

• You must have international and GCC experience in high-quality establishments.
• You must have creative flair and experience in menu development.
• Strong Leadership skills.
• Have complete understanding of Hotel operations.
• Support company Directors and the Hotel GM of committing to a strategy and vision for the Hotel.
• Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions.
• Qualifications from a reputable Culinary institute are preferable.

• Calm and controlled under pressure.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to work with all nationalities.
• Extremely high levels of attention to detail.
• Natural leadership skills.
• Passionate about Hospitality, Food and Beverage.

The Benefits
Please only apply if you have the right skills and experience. We are looking only for the highest calibre of candidates with exceptional 5* qualities. This role is in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh. We are willing to look at international candidates for the role. We are offering a highly competitive salary with superb company benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted at this time.

About the Company

Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.

With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:

Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.

We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.

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Chef salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 5,000

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