Head Chef Job Description

A Head Chef job description template to hire for your Hospitality department.

About the Head Chef position

We are seeking an experienced Head Chef to join our company.  You will be required to take charge of the kitchen activities and ensure that foods are prepared properly and well inspected before being delivered to customers.  

Head Chef responsibilities are:

  • Maintaining necessary records
  • Assisting subordinate workers when needed
  • Ensuring that all activities run smoothly
  • Inspecting dishes before they go out to customers
  • Planning of orders/recipes
  • Ensuring equipment are in good condition
  • Resolving any issues
  • Recruiting suitable members
  • Working accordingly with the health and safety regulations
  • Implementing new ideas to improve customer satisfaction


Head Chef requirements are:

  • Experience as a Head Chef
  • Understanding of the health and safety policies
  • Able to oversee activities in the kitchen
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office and the relevant restaurant softwares
  • Certified in handling food
  • BA/BSc in Culinary Arts or a related field

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