Company Best Sushi Rotorua
Location Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty
Listed Thu 1 Feb, 10:28 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
We are seeking an experienced and qualified Chef to join and lead our Japanese cuisine restaurant.

This is a full time position offering 40 hours per week. Hourly wage will be $18.00 before tax. Applicant must be able to work days, nights and weekends if required.
Suitable applicants must have:
• Relevant qualification (NZQA Level 5 in Cookery or equivalent)
• (at least) 1 year experience as a chef in Japanese cuisine restaurant
• Confidence in the Japanese cooking procedures.
• Basic Good Hygiene certificate is essential.
• Experience in cooking both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.
• Ability to cook for dine-in and take-away customers.
• Kitchen management and food ordering experience.
• Good personal hygiene and grooming.
Your other duties include:
• Managing kitchen operations.
• Maintaining and supervising standards of service quality and food safety.
• Supervision and training of junior staff.
Job description
• Prepare, cook and serve hot and cold meals, as and when required.
• Provide special dietary requirements where necessary, and take into account the preferences of individual clients.
• Liaise with the manager when planning menus in order to provide a balanced nutritious diet.
• Arrange/participate in Staff and Client meetings as required.
• Maintain accurate records of food supplies and freezer/fridge temperatures.
• Ensure stock rotation. Order stocks and check deliveries and check and value stocks as requested by the manager.
• Prepare Staff rota for Kitchen.
• Interview new staff member with manager when required.
• Supervise and train Kitchen Staff members.
• Maintain and improve professional knowledge and competence.
• Attend mandatory training days/courses when required.
• Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained.

In return, we offer you a competitive salary and the opportunity to create a name for yourself as a leading Japanese Chef in Rotorua

If you meet the above criteria, please apply by sending your cover letter and CV to with supporting documents.
Applications close on 20 February 2018