Head Chef (Medina Restaurant) - Hospitality & Leisure jobs in Malta - June 2024
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Head Chef (Medina Restaurant)

The Xara Collection , North of Malta

Published on 27 May 2024

Expires in 7 days (28 Jun 2024)

The Xara Collection currently has a unique opportunity for a Head Chef to join our award-winning Kitchen team at the Medina restaurant.

Nestled just off Mdina’s main Cathedral Square, within the enchanting alleys of the Silent City, The Medina Restaurant is a hidden gem, brimming with natural charm and historical elegance.

The Medina Restaurant is adorned with Romanesque features, offering a truly unique dining ambiance. The honey-colored stone walls, the captivating internal courtyard, and the classic garden setting transport our guests to another era, providing an unforgettable culinary experience.

This is a unique opportunity to belong to one of the most renowned teams in Malta where our chefs create and deliver the supreme dishes for the delight of our guests’ senses and to develop in one of the best kitchens in Malta.

The impact you will have:

As a Head Chef, you will delight our guests by creating and designing innovative and seasonal menus that align with the restaurant’s concept as well as planning and executing menus for events and holidays.

You will oversee al Kitchen operations and Kitchen brigade and work closely with the front of house team to ensure a smooth and efficient workflow 

You will be required to develop and manage the kitchen budget including overseeing food costs, inventory, orders and stock control, as well as food waste control and to ensure that the quality of the dishes delivered is up to the company’s standards. 

You will train the new Chefs whilst keeping on developing the current team.

You will have a true desire towards producing authentic and beautifully presented dishes that will amaze our guests and oversee the quality and presentation of the food delivered.

You will assist in the smooth running of sections in the kitchen and will help promote a professional, hospitable, secure, and friendly working environment.

You will assess quality control and adhere to service standards and guide and train the junior members of the team as well as enforce the company’s policy.

About you…

• As our ideal candidate, you have at least 6 years of experience in fine dining restaurants with a significant portion in a leadership role.

• You have strong knowledge of HACCP standards and qualifications in food preparation, culinary arts or equivalent

• Commitment to teamwork and excellent communicational skills

• Proven ability to lead and manage a diverse team of kitchen staff

• Ability to create innovative, high-quality dishes that align with current culinary trends and the restaurant’s concept.

• Experience in managing kitchen budgets, including food costs, labour costs, and other expenses.

Sound tempting? If you identify yourself in this profile, then this might be the opportunity you were waiting for! Are you as unique as we are? Let us be unique together and open up a new world!

Full Time
Job Type
Senior Management
Experience Level
Hospitality & Leisure
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