Quest Search & Selection
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job description / Role
Quest Search & Selection is working with a Fashionable Casual Restaurant that are seeking a very unique Head Pastry Chef to lead the Pastry/Patisserie/Bakery kitchen for the restaurants operations and oversee quality and consistency in all Food outlets and in production. This role based in a busy part of Abu Dhabi, UAE.
As the Head Pastry Chef, your responsibilities include:
• Monitoring the performance of the kitchen staff ensuring they comply with company procedures (5-7 staff)
• Ensure the efficient and smooth running of the pastry team/section
• Promote and maintain good working relationships throughout the team and carry out, monitor records
• Ensure sanitation and hygiene of kitchen area are being maintained by staff
• Manage and monitor the consistency and quality of all food produced
• High level of attention detail
• Control of food cost and wastage
• Highly experienced with extremely good organizational and people focused skills
• Manage ordering of stock
• Experience in either of an independent operation
• Maintain positive relationship with suppliers
• Schedule daily rosters in line with allocated budgets
• Support the cost controllers with daily, weekly and monthly inventories
• Creative flair and presence
AED 10,000 to 15,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Requirements for an Ideal Candidate (Head Pastry Chef):
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
• Swift and efficient management style
• Be able to work long hours maintaining a positive attitude
• Fluent in English (reading, writing, speaking)
• Proven quality and experience with an extremely high standard and consistency
• Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
• Highly responsible and reliable
• Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
• Skilled with all areas of pastry and ideally French Trained background
• Culinary certifications are to be expected
• Candidate should be based in UAE for a face to face interview and cook off
• Package offered is between AED 10,000 up to AED 15,000 – all in.
If you think that you are the right candidate, then please submit your CV (word format please) for review.
Unfortunately, only suitable candidates will be selected 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.