Ref: GP186-5875

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a visionary client, who is looking to hire a Head Chef – Pastry to continually and consistently develop and execute the highest standard of pastry creations from this dream kitchen. This new concept will be the iconic patisserie and cafe in Riyadh, an elevated concept offering the best of the best cakes that your imagination can come up with.

Your main responsibilities will be to execute the vision of the brand and development chef as well as each and every customer imaginative creation. The main focus will be on cakes both bespoke and from the ever-evolving catalogue of signature cakes and cupcakes.

You will lead the team to ensure the highest level of product is delivered at all times. In addition, you will also oversee food costing and inventory.


To be considered for this role, the candidate should be an experienced Head Chef – Pastry having led a team, with a comprehensive portfolio. Experience with variety of cakes such as naked, marble and ombre is essential. Experience in smash cakes will be an added advantage.

The ideal candidate has strong experience across all cakes and desserts. This role requires a high-level pastry chef who is looking to showcase their skills through this bound to be renowned brand with long term vision to grow and develop the brand.

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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Chef salaries in Saudi Arabia

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SAR 6,500

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