‚ Running the kitchen to make daily pralines, ganaches, stuffed dried fruits, etc.
‚ Organize and lead a small team, including training and mentorship.
‚ Working with management, consulting chefs, and frontliner team to refine recipes and to create new and inventive chocolate menu items that reflect the uniqueness of our chocolate and vision of the company.
‚ Costing and sourcing local, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients necessary to execute the menu.
‚ Soliciting feedback about menu on a regular basis, including talking to customers.
‚ Contributing feedback to our chocolate makers to help them to produce an outstanding product for baked goods and confections.
‚ Passion for working with chocolate and Arabic desserts.
‚ Strong leadership ability and great attitude, communication, and team skills. Ready to lead a kitchen with a positive, enthusiastic attitude.
‚ Eagerness to talk with customers and showroom staff, accepting constructive feedback and collaborating.
‚ Must have strong pastry fundamentals with at least 2 years in a chocolate shop kitchen and significant experience working with chocolate.
‚ Demonstrate inventive uses of ingredients and a strong aesthetic sense and vision.
‚ Have the technical and organizational skills to consistently execute a wide range of pastries while participating in a collaborative, ingredient¨ driven development process.
‚ Able to organize production to be maximally efficient with a small staff, small kitchen, and limited storage.
‚ Flexible and able to react quickly to a highly changing, growing, and inventive environment including changing schedules and processes.
‚ Able to work creatively within the constraints of our chocolate (many unique origins, no cocoa powder, no milk chocolate, etc).
‚ Familiar with ¨¨ Arab food culture and taste.