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Job title: Culinary Director Hong Kong
Date posted: 18/04/2023
Location: Hong Kong
Culinary Director

Our client is a small but rapidly growing F&B & retail group with 7 retail stores, 2 market leading online stores, an event space/gallery that can seat up to 100 pax, 3 restaurants and a small outside catering business
We are looking for a self-starting individual that has a proven track record with a; Restaurant, Hotel or Catering company as Culinary Director, it would be very advantageous if that person also has a strong ability in restaurant openings.

1. Restaurant Operations & Events

• Take control of the restaurants menu development, staffing and events
• Oversee and execute at least 1 monthly in-house held event for minimum 40 pax (e.g. beer pairing menu with local brewery, wine dinner with local wine suppliers, guest chef appearance etc…)
• Position and present the restaurant spaces
• from events, Friday nights, and cooking classes never reach agreed upon targets
• Create and execute recurring weekly events within our retails store (s) E.g. Wine Tasting, Cooking Demo, Equipment Demo, Cooking Class, Coffee Class etc…)
• Set up an events calendar and share with store managers ensuring they host the in-store events each week.

2. Cooking Classes
• Be responsible for creating, developing, promoting and executing at least 4 cooking classes per month. I.e. Sausage Making, Beef Wellington, Butchery, Oyster Shucking, etc…

3. Markets, Pop Ups & Festivals
• Research, find and execute at least 2 butcher shop or restaurant pop ups per year
• Apply and execute to attend at least 2-3 markets per year
• Apply for and help execute 2-3 food stalls at large scale festivals per year

4. Cost Control & Menu Engineering
• Ensure food & Beverage costs remain under 30% of revenue across all outlets.
• Create menus that are both seasonal and creative, ensuring that purchased products are of good quality and good value

We are looking for someone who is eligible to work in Hong Kong, speaks English & Cantonese, has a solid track record in selling and operating events and is available to start as soon as possible. Local package with excellent base salary and incentive program on target earnings HK$50 - 60K pm.
Interested candidates should send a CV and photo to [email protected]
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