Head Chef – Asian cuisine (street food)

Reference Number: LC426

Head Chef – Asian cuisine (street food) – MUST be in Malta / EU Citizen

Our client, a grab and go food concept focusing on freshly prepared Pan Asian Street food, is a looking for a responsible Head Chef to run the kitchen and manage their culinary team.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Controlling and directing the food prep process
  • Approving final products before leaving the kitchen.
  • Determining and controlling food inventory, needs stocking and purchasing
  • Be the ultimate responsible person to ensure kitchen meets and maintains all regulations including sanitary and food safety guidelines
  • Being responsible for health and hygiene
  • Being cost and waste conscious
  • Ensure kitchen maximum efficiency both from production and operation.
  • Forecast supply and cost estimates
  • Interview kitchen staff
  • Train kitchen staff
  • Ensure high quality standards and consistency
  • Assign and delegate tasks to all kitchen staff
  • Ensure proper use of equipment
  • Handle kitchen rosters
  • Reach targets set by the establishment
  • Manage kitchen staff in retail outlet where sushi is prepared

Person Specification:

  • 3 or more years of experience in a same or similar role
  • Has good business acumen
  • Former culinary training and experience in Asian cuisine and commissary kitchen experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Have extensive food and beverage knowledge
  • Exhibit strong organisational skills and has attention to detail
  • Handling practices and regulations, positive attitude ability to work under pressure
  • Be a self-motivator and having the capacity to motivate others
  • Be in possession of excellent communication skills
  • Speak English fluently

IMMEDIATE PLACEMENTS for candidates with fluent English, meeting all the above requirements.

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