An Asian Chef, specifically a Teppanyaki Chef, is responsible for preparing and cooking Asian cuisine, specifically Teppanyaki-style dishes. Teppanyaki is a Japanese cooking style that involves cooking on an iron griddle, typically in front of customers in a restaurant setting.
The job description of a Teppanyaki Chef includes:
- Preparing ingredients: The chef is responsible for preparing all the necessary ingredients for the dishes, such as meats, seafood, vegetables, and sauces.
- Cooking on the grill: The chef must cook the ingredients on a hot iron griddle, typically in front of the guests, ensuring that the food is cooked to perfection and seasoned correctly.
- Interacting with guests: Teppanyaki Chefs must have excellent communication and customer service skills, as they are often expected to interact with the guests and entertain them with their cooking skills.
- Maintaining cleanliness and safety: The chef is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe cooking environment, including cleaning the grill and ensuring that all food is cooked to the appropriate temperature.
- Menu development: Depending on their experience and position, Teppanyaki Chefs may also be responsible for developing new menu items and suggesting changes to the existing menu to keep it fresh and innovative.
- A minimum of 1 year(s) of working experience is required.
- Candidates must be a Vocational Diploma / Short Course Certificate holder in Hospitality/Tourism Management or similar fields.
- Male applicants are preferred for this role.