22 May, 2017

6947 Cantonese Chef

Iririki Island Resort & Spa

Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Full Time
Due Date

Job Description:

Iririki Island Resort & Spa is seeking suitable candidates to appoint for the following above position.

Reporting to the Executive Chef, you will enjoy being part of a supportive senior management team, where you have responsibility for managing other members of the food preparation team, deciding what dishes to serve and adjusting orders to meet guest’s requests and delivering an excellent guest experience. The successful candidate will be able to forecast, plan, and manage all F&B orders, staff and finances. The goal is to maximize sales and revenue through customer satisfaction and employee engagement.

You may assist in prep work, but more often will be involved in cooking Chinese dishes. You will choose ingredients and design menus based on the seasonal availability of food items. You will create unique dishes that inspire guests to come back again and again to see what is new in the restaurant. 

Cantonese Chef Duties: 
  • Cooks Chinese dishes
  • Cooks guest’s orders according to their preferences
  • Employs food safety best practices and makes sure that all kitchen staff members do the same
  • Acts with appropriate caution in a dangerous environment where there are knives and high temperature surfaces
  • Selects choice ingredients that will give dishes the best flavour
  • Experiments to come up with new specialties that will draw diners into the restaurant
  • Coaches the sous chef and other members of the kitchen staff, so they perform at their best
  • Determines how much food to order and maintains an appropriate supply at the restaurant
  • Keeps up with trends in cooking and the restaurant business to ensure that guests have a positive experience
  • Works quickly and accurately during busy periods, such as weekends and evenings
  • Occasionally takes on extra duties, such as cleaning, when the kitchen is short-staffed or the restaurant is particularly busy
  • Takes direction and works with the restaurant's administrative team.
    The successful candidate will have the following attributes:
    • Minimum 5 years experience in an international hotel with island resort experience
    • Culinary school diploma or degree
    • Proven food and beverage management experience
    • Experience of computer software programs
    • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
    • Communication and hands-on leadership skills
    • Mastery in delegating multiple tasks
    • Strong finance acumen with the ability to review P&L and manage forecasts/budgets
    • Guest oriented and service minded
    • Previous experience in integrated hotel/casino operations would be an advantage.
    This is a full time position to commence immediately. 


      An attractive remuneration package and a variety of benefits will be offered to the successful applicant. 


      Not Stated

      How To Apply:
      Applications close 17th June 2017
      Applications, with CV, certificates and current references, may be addressed to;
      The Human Resources Manager
      Iririki Island Resort & Spa
      PO Box 230
      Port Vila 
      Contact Person:

      Human Resource Manager


      Not Stated
      Human Resource Manager, Iririki Island Resort & Spa, PO Box 230, Port Vila, Vanuatu


       Not Stated
                   22-May-17 Direct From Employer

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