Vana Paia

Deputy Chef



Manage day to day culinary experience.

Ensure that working areas are always kept clean.

Assist other kitchen staff as need arises.

Supervise the performance of kitchen staff to ensure proper productivity.

Perform other administrative tasks as will be communicated by executive management.

Ensure that required standards are adhered to in the production and preparation of food – in quality, quantity and safety.

Work towards exceeding customer’s expectation by encouraging and promoting high level of service.

Give appropriate support or guidance to members of kitchen when need arises.

Resolve possible disputes within the kitchen and report any unresolved.

Promote good team spirit regularly.

Ensure all dishes are prepared according to specification and serviced at the correct quality, portion size and temperature.

Ensure that the kitchen staff work harmoniously in order to ensure timely production of quality foods.

Ensure proper arrangement, plating and garnishment of food.

Manage food logs.

Report the need for maintenance to appropriate staff.

Control and direct food preparation process in adherence to corporate recipes and standards.

Plan orders of ingredients according to identified shortages.

Oversee and supervise the work of subordinates.

Estimate kitchen staff workload to plan schedules accordingly.

Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards.

Foster climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers.

Have the ability to work on any food station as needed.

Desired Personal Attributes:

Passion for food: Someone that enjoys the process of food preparation.

A good sense of business acumen: to be efficient and cost effective.

Effective communication skills.

High Volume kitchen experience and management.

Ability to cope under stressful conditions.

Strong leadership skills.

Attention to details.

Ability to make quick decisions.

Ability to maintain high level of hygiene and cleanliness in the the restaurant area.

Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Possess strong management and organizational skills.

Ability to handle criticism from customers.

Job Type: Full-Time


Employee discount

Flexible Schedule

Health Insurance