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Second Chef – Japanese Cuisine

Type: Full Time

Commencement: Sep 2024

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About the role

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

Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Supporting the Head Chef with seasonal menu creation ensuring we remain authentic to the direction of the establishment whilst managing food costs
  • Assist with administrative elements of the department including but not limited to rostering, stocktake, ordering and end of month reporting
  • 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
  • Ensure compliance with food safety, hygiene, HACCP and workplace health and safety legislation and regulation
  • Provide supervision and guidance to junior chefs, supporting the onboarding and ongoing development of junior kitchen team members to create an inclusive, high performing culture in line with company values
  • Any other duties as required by the Head Chef

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
  • Confidence and experience to work alone or with others
  • Teamwork-oriented
  • Good 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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Type: Full Time

Commencement: Sep 2024

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