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Ki Niseko - An Dining Head Chef: ¥6.0 - 6.9m

Ki Niseko

Ki Niseko - An Dining Head Chef: ¥6.0 - 6.9m

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We are looking for an experienced and driven Head Chef to lead our restaurant team in our 80 seat An Dining Restaurant, located in Ki Niseko Hotel.

An Dining is an established restaurant that has been operating as part of Ki Niseko since 2015 and has a great reputation for modern Japanese cuisine and has been rated as the best hotel breakfast in Japan on TripAdvisor.

This role reports to the Food and Beverage Manager and oversees all Back of House operations in An Dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The style is modern Japanese with al la carte and course options. There is a strong focus on fresh and high quality food using locally sourced produce whenever possible.

You will bring the knowledge, experience and drive to continue An Dining’s position as market leader in Niseko.

The Role

  • Menu development and food planning and operation planning for the restauant
  • Purchasing and receiving for An Dining
  • Recruitment, training and supervision of a busy and large kitchen team
  • Oversee the kitchen on shift and assist staff in all kitchen stations
  • Work closely with the team at our off-site production kitchen to do suitable prep work and food storage.
  • Oversee cost control of operations
  • Ensure food quality control and compliance with sanitation & safety requirements.
  • Work closely with the F&B manager and Front of House manager to deliver customer delight

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Head Chef experience desired in small or large Japanese cuisine restaurant
  • Language skills: Japanese native or English fluency with basic Japanese
  • Cooking skills to a high standard
  • Kitchen leadership, mentorship and supervision skills to a high standard
  • Professional, courteous and friendly manner
  • Natural team-leader with proven experience solving problems in a team environment
  • Understanding on how to successful operate a kitchen in order to deliver the required covers
  • Ability to engage local community, supplier and relevant stakeholders.
  • Shows high levels attention to detail and ability to organise work to achieve objectives and deadlines

Employment Package Details

Employment Period: Ongoing

Employment Status: Full time year round

Contract Value: ¥6,000,000 to ¥6,900,000
(The above remuneration will be divided by 14 and paid monthly with two annual bonuses.)

Location: Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan

Working Hours: Contract 40 hours per week

Benefits include:

  • Flexi-time system with paid overtime
  • Health, social, and employment insurance
  • Visa sponsorship if required
  • Assistance with accommodation available
  • Grand Hirafu season lift pass available at a discounted rate
  • Free ski or snowboard lessons (availability dependent)
  • Discounts on HTM services and businesses
  • Access to language and work relevant training subsidy
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