Job description / Role
Food Development Manager - Best Artisan - UAE
Best Artisan Bakery is a new venture in the UAE market supplying baked goods to well-known branded restaurants and Hotels. BAB will be producing several premium quality Bread: Artisan & Classic Bread, Croissant and Danish pastries, Rustic and Classic Loafs and Buns. As part of this new team we are looking for a Master Baker to work closely with the R&D Manager.
In this exciting new role you will be responsible for creating products, improving existing ones, assist in initiating product development ideas, issue technical directions and train Production team on new recipe and resolve any baking issues faced during production. Yow will also conduct trials for ideas generated by our sales team.
We are looking for candidates with a diploma in baking or a qualification from a reputable technical or culinary school. You will also have more than 8 years' experience in this area and possess 30 hours of sanitation course work and of professional development training.
In addition to the technical qualifications and experience required you should have significant experience producing different types of breads and pastries in a commercial/manufacturing environment. Being able to merge high quality recipe and product ideas to become mass-produced standardized goods is essential for this role.
This role provides more than just a tax free salary and benefits. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the launch of a new concept to the business and drive it forward whilst gaining international experience and exposure to a diverse working environment.
About the Company
As a leading international franchise operator, with nearly 90 of the world’s most recognised brands in its portfolio, Alshaya Group brings great shopping, dining, leisure and hospitality experiences to millions of customers across the Middle East & North Africa, Russia, Turkey, Europe and beyond.
Alshaya Group is a dynamic multinational business and family owned enterprise with a consistent record of growth and innovation. For 35 years, Alshaya has been a pioneering force in brand franchising, using its exceptional knowledge and experience to expand at pace.
Our portfolio of well-loved international brands includes Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, M.A.C, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn, KidZania and, coming soon, Hampton by Hilton.
From one retail franchise store opened in Kuwait in 1983, Alshaya Group has consistently grown and diversified and today offers customers an unparalleled choice of brands across multiple sectors; Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings, Leisure & Entertainment, and Hotels. A diverse, skilled team of 53,000 people from 120 nationalities support more than 4,000 stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, a growing online business and a commitment to delivering great customer experiences.