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Culinary Instructor Specialist

Culinary Instructor Specialist



We are seeking a creative and dynamic Culinary Instructor who has a strong background in the hotel and restaurant business.

The candidate must have experience as a Head Chef and handled the development of junior members with a strong background in cuisine styles, standards.

Experience working for a 5-star hotel brand is a plus.


Reporting to the Head of Culinary Instructor, the Specialist shall delivery the VET by EHL (Ecole Hotelier Lausanne) culinary programs to students of the Academy.


  • Deliver the VET by EHL (Ecole Hotelier Lausanne) training programs in Culinary, Pastry and generic kitchen subjects to students of various levels and backgrounds.
  • Delivery other culinary related programs offered at the Academy
  • Undertake all necessary training sessions and ensure all classes are prepared according to standards.
  • Participate in In-Service education and training courses as well as in continuing professional development opportunities, and taking part in action research exercises.
  • Maintain good order and discipline amongst students under one’s care and safeguarding their health and safety at all times.
  • Impart knowledge of various cuisine styles and techniques and flavour profiles
  • Impart knowledge of beverages and wines.
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to students.
  • Impart ‘Best Practices’ & observe physical inventory of specified food items for daily inventory.
  • Impart effective training in determining the minimum and maximum stocks of all food, cooking supplies and equipment.
  • Demonstrate service standards and cuisine preparation techniques
  • Impart knowledge about recipe preparation, plating standards and documentation in a Ktichen environment.
  • Demonstrate how to manage food quantities, equipment usage and meal preparation techniques.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
  • Represent the highest standards in deportment, body language, grooming and personal communication.
  • Document and report on student progress
  • Evaluate student performance
  • Provide and publish MIS, other reports and insights as per requirement.
  • Perform operational duties whenever required.
  • Support on all marketing activities and events.




  • Very good knowledge of food safety, sanitation, food preparation techniques.
  • Able to work flexible hours and days.
  • Knowledge of current and updated culinary trends.
  • Able to teach skills and effectively manage students and apprentices.
  • Certificate through WSET or similar

Professional Experience

  • At least 5 years experience as Head chef in a Western Restaurant
  • Knowledge of Arabic and Asian cuisine a plus

Academic Qualifications

  • 2-year or 3 Year degree from an accredited school/university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major, apprenticeship or chef training diploma


  • Competent in written and spoken English.