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As a Japanese Chef you will be responsible for overseeing the culinary operations in a Japanese restaurant located in Israel. As a chef in this role, you will be responsible for creating and executing a menu that blends traditional Japanese flavors and techniques with modern culinary trends, serving to a diverse range of diners.
Japanese Chef Responsibilities:
- Create and design a menu that reflects the concept of a Japanese Restaurant and Bar, which focuses on modern interpretations of traditional Japanese dishes
- Oversee the preparation and cooking of all dishes in the restaurant.
- Train and supervise kitchen staff, ensuring that they adhere to proper cooking techniques, portion control, and food safety standards. Maintain high standards of cleanliness and organization in the kitchen.
- Ensure that all dishes leaving the kitchen meet the highest standards of quality, taste, and presentation.
- Establish relationships with local and international suppliers to source the freshest and highest-quality ingredients, including unique and authentic Japanese ingredients.
- Stay updated on market trends and introduce new and seasonal ingredients into the menu when appropriate.
- Work closely with the management team to manage food costs, portion sizes, and waste. Develop strategies to optimize profitability without compromising on food quality.
Japanese Chef Requirements:
- Proven experience as a chef or sous chef in a Japanese restaurant, with a focus on modern and innovative cuisine.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in a chef or sous chef role.
- In-depth knowledge of Japanese culinary techniques, ingredients, and flavors.
- Strong leadership and communication skills to effectively manage a kitchen team.
- Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high culinary standards.
- Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
- Creativity and a passion for experimenting with new flavors and techniques.
- Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations.
- Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
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