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Executive Chef - Shanghai

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Back of House
  4. Permanent
VAC- 30857

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Here at Harrods, we currently house more celebrity chefs, exclusive dining brands and unique food halls than any other location in the UK, and we’ve now expanded internationally to open a world class Tea Rooms in Shanghai, China.
Please note this this opportunity is for an Executive Chef to relocate to Shanghai and join their growing team overseas.

About the Role

In this role you will be directly responsible for the quality and consistency of the food offering across our restaurants at Cha House, Shanghai, ensuring that operationally we are delivering world class experiences by a team who are well trained and motivated to want to excel. They will set the standard of work for areas like training, supply, ingredients, food quality and working environment for the chef population in restaurants.
You will have direct authority over our Harrods ran operations but still be expected to work hand in hand with the concessions of our business to ensure Harrods practises are being followed, quality ingredients are being used and the output of quality food is being achieved.

About You

You’ll have a strong track record of hospitality experience working as an Executive Chef within a multi-outlet operation, ideally with time spent in a similar high-end hospitality environment such as 5* hotels or luxury restaurant groups. Having international experience would be advantageous and you must be willing to relocate to Shanghai if successful. 
In addition, you’ll have great time-management skills, experience working with large kitchen teams and a strong customer focus when dealing with both internal and external parties. You’ll have exceptional communicational and interpersonal skills as you will be interacting with other business areas in your day to day. The ability to multi-task and flex to changing priorities, as well as a strong work ethic and an unwavering commitment to Harrods values is a must. Good PC literacy is also required.

About Us

As the world’s leading luxury retail emporium, we make the impossible possible, and our hospitality offer is evolving and expanding rapidly across our stores. We are a welcoming and close-knit family who are passionate about food and beverage and aim to craft dining experiences that are the highlight of our customers’ visits.

Our Promise To You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business.
In return for your hard work as a Executive Chef, you’ll receive some great benefits including: competitive annual salary, sociable working hours, opportunities to start new projects and the chance to cooperate with top chefs in the world, great learning and development opportunities to help further your career.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.
If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods

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