Driven to create unique home-grown food concepts that bring people together, the Independent Food Company is a UAE-based hospitality company with multiple concepts under it’s umbrella – SALT, Switch, Parker’s, Grind, Somewhere and Public.

We are currently hiring for a number of Head Chefs to lead the entire culinary operation which includes planning, organization, training, and leadership of all BOH operations for a number of restaurants in the UAE. The Head Chef will work collaboratively with other operating departments to ensure successful running of the restaurant. Some of the key responsibilities:

  • Manage menu writing and cycle of cost control utilizing appropriate recipes and costing measures
  • Responsible for inventory, ordering/purchasing, and food cost controls
  • Create operational solutions for faster service, retaining a focus on excellence
  • Work closely with the Restaurant Manager regarding department finances including, food and labor cost, inventory, etc
  • Lead and develop the BOH teams

To be considered for this role, you will ideally have a Bachelor Degree in Hospitality and Restaurant Management Major in Culinary Arts with at least 5 years of experience in a full-service, high volume, fast casual dining restaurant or other food and beverage establishment with a similar capacity and clientele.