10 May, 2024

Commis de Cuisine

The Havannah, Vanuatu


The Havannah Harbour, Samoa Point


Due Date: 




Full Time contract


Organisation Description: 

The Havannah Vanuatu is a stunning boutique resort for couples. Located just 30 minutes from Port Vila International Airport the resort overlooks the sheltered waters of Havannah Harbour. The Havannah is the ideal place for romance, relaxation and for discovering this culturally rich and naturally beautiful part of the South Pacific


Job Desctiption:

The commis is responsible for supporting the chef de partie with all the preparation for the mis-en-place of the menus and to work during the service where ever assigned


Selection Criteria:

Tasks and Responsibilities
• Cooks consistently and enthusiastically on a high level as directed by the chef or management.
• Has fun cooking and loves his job!
• Assist in creating and cooking to perfection all the items of "a la carte" menu and the other available fare like specials, functions and picnics.
• Comes up with innovative ideas and recipes as he/she participate and inter-act with the kitchen brigade.
• Cook and prepare for each service the necessary mis-en-place for the menu requirement.
• Assist during the service with the cooking of the menu items as ordered by the chef in service.
• Ensure that stock is rotated and controlled within the specific section of the kitchen.
• Follow cleaning schedule.
• Making sure his/her station and its environment (kitchen and store rooms) is spotless clean and hygiene is kept up at all times. Maintains personal tidy appearance and works in a highly hygiene manner.
• Ensure the cost of food is kept in line by following recipes and portion controlled items.
• Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager.
• Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal appearances are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets.
• Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests' service needs; assist individuals with disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation.
• Speak with others using clear and professional language.
• Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others.
• Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards.
• Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors and Management.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Job Qualifications:
• Completion of cookery certificate or diploma or a minimum of two years in a 5 star restaurant / Resort kitchen as a kitchen hand.
• Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written). Fluency in a foreign language is an added advantage.
• Passion for cooking and for continuously learning new ideas.
• Mentally organised and comfortable to work in a high pressure environment.
• Experienced in using cost control and costing procedures (or programs).
• Proven track of ensuring customer satisfaction.
• Highly motivated and passionate about the job and his/her career in the resort.




How to Apply

Apply by:

In person


Contact Person:



Contact Phone:

(678) 35600


Email to send applications to:



Postal Address or location to apply in person:





How to apply - more information:

References, resume

 For further information on the above job please contact the employer directly.


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