Head Chef – Japanese


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5966

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with an award-winning premium Japanese restaurant in Dubai, who is looking to hire a Head Chef to lead their team.

The Head Chef will lead the team of approx. 15, being responsible for cost control, inventory, training, as well as working to constantly and consistently evolve the menu. With the restaurant having strong growth plans in the coming years, the Head Chef will have the opportunity to grow and develop.

Reporting to the Operations Manager the Head Chef will successfully balance to culinary and business side of the kitchen and support the restaurant to continue to excel.


To be considered for this role, the candidate must have solid experience in a Japanese restaurant. Experience working in East or South East Asia will be highly advantageous. Our client is looking to cultivate a positive, supportive and top-level culture in the kitchen, with the Head Chef being the charismatic leader, with strong communication skills and extensive knowledge of Japanese dishes, cuisine and flavours in general.

This role is open to candidates outside the UAE with the right experience. Only candidates with premium level experience 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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Head Chef salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 11,000

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