Japanese Chef job – Abu Dhabi luxury hotel opening
- Candidates from top luxury hotels or fine dining restaurants
- preferably Japanese
- Base Net compensation Abu Dhabi Dirhams 15,000 per month About USD 4,080
- Full expat benefits – details below
- Single status preferred
- Be sure to read the job description below before you apply
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JOB DESCRIPTION – JAPANESE CHEF JOB
Reports To: Executive Chef
Position Title: Japanese Chef Position Location: Abu Dhabi
Strengths and Experience of Individual Requested: ____________________________________
- Must have at least ten years of experience in traditional Japanese cuisine and must have experience in create modern fine dining Japanese cuisine in 5 stars international restaurant or hotels for at least the last 5 or 6 years,
- Experience with well known international chefs will be a plus,
- Extremely high quality standard oriented chef to be able to satisfy local and as well international traveler’s guests with high expectation with new exiting food to try.
- Enjoy his/her work, has a pleasant personality and able to create an atmosphere of fun for all resort guests or communication with the guest whenever possible or the situation require.
- Chef will strive to go above and beyond guest expectation in order to have return guest
- To research and recommends high quality culinary staff in the market
- Pre-opening experience is an advantage
- Good attitude, proactive and reliable
- Maintains professional grooming and appearance and acts as a role model according to established grooming and appearance policy.
- Encourages mutual respect, dignity and integrity with all employees, by setting positive examples at all times
- Instils an atmosphere that encourages employees to share ideas, discuss concerns, to guide and resolve conflicts.
- Retains employees through involvement in training and development.
- Computer skill essential (especially Word and Excel)
- Understand to use food order purchasing system
- Team work and passionate chef
- You are able to direct and guide your team of chefs in providing a consistently high quality of food
- Take ownership of the restaurant
- Good communication skill in English (verbal and written)
- Open minded and willing to take constrictive criticism
- To communicate regarding the tasks and job responsibility
- Always looking for improvements in all aspects of the operation
- You can develop and identify new products and equipment, to improve the production of the restaurant.
- You have the ability to develop and define quality standards of food preparation and presentation of the food
- To encourage staff participation while setting expectation for job performance
- To communicate and lease with others chefs and related departments heads
- Work very closely with the restaurant managers ( planning & strategy)
- To be able to schedule his staff according to business and to ensures smooth and efficient operations on a continual basis
- Knowledge of HACCP required and ensure high standard of hygiene and work methods are met
- Controls food and labor costs on a continual basis within approved budgetary controls.
- Overall to be able to have good communicate with the Ex. Sous or Ex. Chef in order to anticipate issue for the success of the restaurant
Is this a New Position? Yes
If Yes, Why was this Position created? Pre-opening Hotel
What would you like this individual to focus or concentrate on?
- Relentless quality product oriented chef while being in the cutting edge with regards to high-end modern Japanese cuisine
- Be constantly updated with the latest Japanese food trends around the world
- Constantly search for specialty product and have connection
- Be aware of the competition and make suggestion to stay ahead of the competition
- Consistency of the delivery of product will be the key and it is a must requirement
- To be able to be aware and anticipate product season around the world in order to plans menus accordingly
Other Pertinent Skills and Qualifications required:
To be able to execute a Japanese cuisine with excellent and refine culinary technical skill presented in a modern, creative and elegant European style.
The potential candidate occasionally will be require cooking of his own cuisine style in and represents himself in different outlets
Salary: Dhs.15,000 Bonus ? Yes X No
If Yes, Estimate Bonus: TBC
Benefits Offered: * Medical
Relocation Provided? Yes X No If Yes, Amount: 20Kg extra
Accommodation/Housing Allowance Provided Yes No
If Accommodation, X Live In Other: Studio room
If Housing Allowance, amount provided: Dhs. But prefer to offer accommodation
Relocation Provided? Yes No If Yes,
Employment Contract? X Yes No If Yes, Length of the Contract: Two years
Age Preferred:_ 30 to 45_ Nationalities Preferred: from Japan
Marital Status Preferred: X Single Married Family No Preference