Kitchen Team Leader | IKEA | Doha, Qatar

Location: Doha, QA

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

About Al-Futtaim Private Company LLC

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people.

Al-Futtaim IKEA holds the franchise rights for IKEA in Egypt, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

ROLE PURPOSE: Under the general supervision of the Kitchen Manager, responsible for running multiple sections in the kitchen, managing a team of workers responsible for keeping the section organized so that meals go out on time and as planned, and the work area remains clean and orderly


Direct the preparation, cooking and presentation of culinary dishes; enforcing strict health and hygiene standards in the kitchen and troubleshooting any problem that may arise in the section assigned to

Coordinate with his subordinates regarding stocks and ingredients available to proactively produce food in accordance to the time allotted

Handle the sections staffing and roster attending to any problem that may arise with regard to the attendance of the staff or any additional manpower needed for production

Develop and plan the menu with other chefs in the kitchen, according to the market needs and customer’s preference (Market specific)

Actively work with the senior culinary team to increase work knowledge and expertise in all areas of production

Supervise and coordinate activities of commis chefs and co-workers engaged in food preparation

Collaborate with the culinary team to secure plate presentation and production according to recipe cards

Delegate work to subordinates, observe working methods and coordinate with senior production co-workers on necessary training to increase productivity and performance

Insure all equipment and machineries are working according to highest standards, and securing Preventive maintenance is done frequently and in place

Perform other related functions that may be assigned from time to time

Minimum Qualification:Secondary Degree

Minimum Experience and Knowledge: Previous service environment experience, ideally sales or hospitality – Minimum of 2 years.

Job-Specific/Technical Skills required to complete the tasks:

Communication skills, speak, read & understand English language.

Experience of working in a fast-paced environment.

Computer literate, specifically MS Office

A few more things for you

Interest? Then please join us for a rewarding career journey!

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