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Head Chef – Japanese Cuisine

Type: Full Time

Commencement: Apr 2024

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About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, well-qualified and experienced Head Chef to join our onsite restaurant which focuses on Japanese cuisine. Full-time position with attractive salary package, 5 days per week, no overtime, great work-life balance.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create and develop menu of dishes under the Japanese cuisine in accordance with the restaurant's recipes and specifications
  • Prepare and cook Japanese dishes or specialty foods, sashimi, sushi, sauces, soup, salads, vegetables, meat, poultry and fish dishes in accordance with menus, ensuring a high level of quality and presentation is achieved at all times according to agreed standards
  • Stock ordering and management, oversee the appropriate receiving storage and rotation of food and stores
  • With access to an abundance of incredible local produce, you will partner with suppliers to shape our food offering, ensuring consistency of quality and a point of difference
  • Maintaining HACCP procedures and practices, ensuring compliance with our Food Safety Plan
  • Foster sound relationships with the front-of-house staff and kitchen staff
  • Maintain kitchen equipment and plant in good condition, arranging for repairs where required
  • Supervise cooks and other kitchen staff
  • Any other duties as required by the Hotel Manager

Benefits & Perks

  • Staff accommodation available for single, couple or family
  • A job with a view
  • Great team to work with
  • Full time position
  • An employee relocation package may be provided (subject to conditions)

Skills & Experience

The applicant will require:

  • Have 2+ years of relevant work experience, well-versed chef in Japanese cuisine is preferred
  • Knowledge of Japanese cuisine particularly in sushi, sashimi and Japanese hot food
  • Familiarity with different sushi styles, such as nigiri, maki, sashimi, and temaki
  • Ability to handle and prepare raw fish and seafood safely and responsibly
  • Strong knowledge of different types of fish, seafood, and other ingredients, including their characteristics and seasonality is preferred
  • Excellent knife skills and proficiency in various sushi & sashimi techniques, such as cutting, slicing, rolling, and shaping
  • Have a passion for great food
  • Ability to create visually appealing and well-presented Japanese dishes that showcase creativity and attention to detail
  • Hands on involvement with prep, cleaning and compliance
  • Confidence and experience to work alone or with others
  • Teamwork-oriented with outstanding leadership abilities
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

We thank you for your application in advance but only interviewed candidates will be contacted.

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Applying for Head Chef – Japanese Cuisine

Type: Full Time

Commencement: Apr 2024

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