Chef de Partie - Cold

Cluster A – Operations /
Full-Time /
Kitopi is the world’s leading tech-powered multi-brand restaurant. With a mission to satisfy the world’s appetite, Kitopi operates a portfolio of both invested and franchised F&B brands, serving as enablers in the food market by helping brands to grow and scale, both in the delivery and dine-in space.

Launched in Dubai, UAE in January 2018, Kitopi has grown to become one of the greatest success stories in the cloud kitchen and food tech space. In July 2021, Kitopi announced its $415 million Series C funding round, led by the world’s largest technology-focused investment fund, Softbank Group Corp’s Vision Fund 2. This investment catapulted Kitopi to the prestigious Unicorn status, making it the fastest Unicorn to have emerged from the MENA region.

As a leading food-tech business, Kitopi’s growth has been largely fueled by its innovative and scalable software solutions. Kitopi’s kitchens are powered by its proprietary Smart Kitchen Operating System (SKOS) - an in-house suite of applications that optimizes cloud kitchen operations in real-time. As part of its growth roadmap, technological innovation, data science,  artificial intelligence, and robotics will take center stage as Kitopi continues to reinvent the food industry as we know it today.

With over 4,000 employees, Kitopi currently operates 200+ locations across the UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar, and runs its engineering hub in Krakow, Poland, its robotics hub in Denmark, and its global customer experience center in Dubai, UAE.

AWJ, a Kitopi company, is a fast-growing Food & Beverage Group of popular home-grown Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, and international dining concepts. Established in 2014, AWJ is on a mission to satisfy the world's appetite to create joy. Headquartered in Dubai, AWJ embarked on its culinary journey with five unique concept brands – all strategically located across popular tourist and dining destinations across Dubai. AWJ has since expanded its presence to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the USA through both owned and franchised locations. AWJ future plans include identifying and exploring key regional markets in Europe, North Africa, and the USA, bringing in cutting-edge technologies, experimenting with traditional and innovative flavors, and blending diverse culinary traditions to create unique and enticing dining experiences.

Chef de Partie is responsible for a specific section of the kitchen (Cold) preparing high-quality food that meets the Restaurant’s standards and ensuring that the assigned station is sanitary and well-stocked.

What You'll Do?

    • Support the Kitchen Chef and Executive Chef in the daily operation and work according to the menu specifications.
    • Preparing specific food items and meal components as per assigned station.
    • Following directions provided by the head chef.
    • Collaborating with the rest of the culinary team to ensure high-quality food and service.
    • Keeping your area of the kitchen safe and sanitary.
    • Stocktaking and ordering supplies for your station.
    • Improving your food preparation methods based on feedback.
    • Assisting in other areas of the kitchen when required.
    • Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items 
    • Actively share ideas, opinions, and suggestions in daily shift briefings
    • Liaise daily with other chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding Guest feedback
    • Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage (FIFO system)
    • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
    • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
    • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
    • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
    • Manage their kitchen stations, order food and supplies, and cut down on kitchen waste.
    • Uphold personal hygiene and appearance standards

What Are We Looking For?

    • Minimum high school academic.
    • Experience minimum 1-year similar position.
    • Positive, dynamic, creative and dedicated team player with the ability to work in a multicultural environment and under difficult condition, while possessing following additional competencies.
    • Understanding the Job requirement.
    • Taking Responsibility.
    • Adaptability.
    • Teamwork.
    • Multitasking.