Chef De Partie - Lebanese/ Turkish/ Mediterranean cuisine experienced

Manama
Bahrain – Operations /
Full-Time /
On-site
Kitopi is the region's leading creator and partner for magical food experiences. With a purpose to satisfy the world’s appetite to create joy, Kitopi operates a portfolio of both invested and franchised F&B brands, serving as enablers in the industry by helping brands grow and scale in both the delivery and dine-in spaces. 

Launched in Dubai, UAE, in January 2018, Kitopi has grown to become one of the greatest success stories in the food tech space. In July 2021, Kitopi announced its $415 million Series C funding round, led by the world’s largest tech-focused investment fund, the Softbank Group. This investment elevated Kitopi to Unicorn status, making it the fastest Unicorn to emerge from the MENA region. 

Kitopi’s growth has been 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 and remain the leading food company in the region. 

With over 6,000 employees, Kitopi currently operates 200+ locations across the UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. It also operates its Customer Experience Center in Amman, Jordan, its Engineering Hub in Krakow, Poland, and its Robotics Hub in Odense, Denmark. 

What You'll Do

    • Report to work on time and checks schedule the day before.
    • Attend daily 15 minutes training and present one topic monthly.
    • Effectively operates the department within his/her team.
    • Attends daily briefing.
    • Control of overtime (any over time to be pre – approved by Exec. Chef/Production Manager).
    • Proper handling of overproduction and wastage.
    • Assist Sous- Chef and / or Exec Chef/Production Manager where needed.
    • Prepares complete line products needed in department.
    • Prepares the daily production charts make sure that quantities are filed in correctly and production is made accordingly.
    • A par stock to be established to avoid over production.
    • Prepares order for storeroom according to production charts.
    • Follows (FIFO) First Out Procedures.
    • Directs and supervises whole team in their work.
    • Promotes and maintain effective communication between supervisor and each other.
    • Checks food presentation and standards.
    • Ensure implementation of safety standards.
    • Follows procedures with the use of cleaning supplies.
    • Maintains the sanitary standards and “Clean as you Go” policy.
    • Attends all kitchen meetings and comes up with feedback and/suggestions.

Who We Look For

    • Demonstrate a strong understanding & experience in Lebanese/ Turkish/ Mediterranean cuisines is mandatory
    • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major.
    • 5 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.
    • Demonstrate a strong understanding of one or more of the following cuisines: Italian, Lebanese, Mexican, Bakery, Oriental, International, Butchery, Both hot and cold section.
    • Skills and communication: Strong Communication skills (verbal, listening, writing), innovative, pro-active and reliable.
    • Able to work alone and within a team.
    • Education or Certification.
    • Good level of English is essential
Benefits 

- Extensive learning opportunities with hard and soft skill training to help you improve and challenge yourself.
- Be involved in customized workshops run by the Kitopi Academy.
- Have the chance to work in an international, diverse, and inclusive environment.
- Get the flexibility to work from anywhere, including international locations.
- Become part of one of the most caring communities out there.
- Free and unlimited access to a nutritionist.
- No Dress Code! (T&C applies).
- The famous team activities and social events bursting with fun.Inclusive private health insurance.
- Up to 50% discount on Kitopi brands.
- Annual leave as per the company policy.
- Flexible working hours to support work-life balance.

Additionally, we offer:

- Wellness spaces designed for mothers inclusive for all.
- Monthly well-being programs to nurture your mental and physical health.
- Informative and empowering webinars to support your growth.
- Social Thursdays and Fridays across markets to gather and connect with colleagues.

Recruitment Process and Timeline 

First, you apply, and our talent attraction team will review your profile. If your profile matches our requirements, you will receive a link to schedule a meeting with a recruiter at your convenience. This meeting is an opportunity for you to share more about yourself and for us to get to know you better.

If you are shortlisted, you will meet with our hiring managers. Depending on the role and its requirements, you may need to attend 2-3 interview rounds. These rounds could include a case study, role-play, trial assignment, or live coding session, which will be communicated to you in the initial conversation.

Upon successful completion of the interview rounds, your recruiter will contact you to discuss the offer. We aim to complete this process within 2-3 weeks.

So, what does it really mean to work at Kitopi? 

We are constantly striving to make Kitopi the best place to work, by empowering you to be the best version of yourself every day. Our company values act as our guiding principles to help ensure that everyone feels safe, included, and like they truly belong.

Kitopi is an equal-opportunity employer. While we currently operate in 6 countries, we are over 70 different nationalities of talented Kitopians. Whether you are a seasoned professional, a recent graduate, or someone looking to return to the workforce after a break, we encourage you to apply. We celebrate rich diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and cultures and have a 0-tolerance policy towards racism, bigotry, and hate. Please apply if you see a position that makes your heart skip a beat and help us build a company that we are all proud to work for. 

Along with offices in all the markets we operate in, we also believe in a “work from anywhere” policy - you get to choose the environment you operate in because we believe this will help you deliver work you're proud of. 

Customer-obsessed and tech-enabled, at Kitopi, we are a team of passionate humans who are on a mission together to satisfy the world’s appetite.