Head Chef

General Purpose: As the Head Chef specializing in Asian cuisine, you will be the culinary leader responsible for crafting and executing a diverse and authentic Asian-inspired menu. Your creative culinary skills, leadership, and passion for Asian cuisine will be instrumental in elevating our restaurant’s dining experience. You will oversee the kitchen operations, manage the kitchen staff, and ensure the highest standards of food quality, presentation, and taste. Your role will involve menu development, inventory management, kitchen organization, and adherence to food safety standards. Your ability to innovate and inspire your team will contribute to the success and reputation of our restaurant as a destination for exceptional Asian cuisine.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and update a diverse and authentic Asian menu, incorporating traditional and contemporary dishes.
  • Experiment with new recipes, ingredients, and cooking techniques.
  • Lead and manage kitchen staff, including chefs, cooks, and kitchen assistants.
  • Set kitchen standards for quality, consistency, and efficiency.
  • Oversee food preparation, ensuring precise cooking techniques and presentation.
  • Ensure all dishes meet our high standards for taste and quality.
  • Manage inventory, including ordering and stock rotation, to minimize wastage.
  • Monitor ingredient freshness and quality.
  • Enforce strict food safety and sanitation standards in the kitchen.
  • Train kitchen staff on proper food handling and safety procedures.
  • Taste-test dishes regularly to maintain flavor profiles and quality.
  • Maintain consistency in portion sizes and presentation.
  • Work within budget constraints while maintaining food quality and cost control.
  • Monitor food costs and report variances to management.
  • Build and maintain relationships with food suppliers and vendors.
  • Negotiate prices and ensure timely deliveries of fresh ingredients.
  • Provide guidance and training to kitchen staff for skill development.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and address any issues or training needs.
  • Stay updated on culinary trends and incorporate new ideas into the menu.
  • Experiment with fusion cuisine or unique flavor combinations.
  • Interact with customers to understand their preferences and address feedback.
  • Ensure that each dish meets or exceeds customer expectations.
  • Maintain an organized and efficient kitchen layout.
  • Properly label and store ingredients to streamline cooking processes.
  • Assist in planning and executing special events or promotions featuring Asian cuisine.
  • Implement strategies to minimize food waste in the kitchen.
  • Ensure compliance with all local health and safety regulations and licensing requirements.


  • Proven experience as a Head Chef or Executive Chef with a specialization in Asian cuisine.
  • Extensive knowledge of Asian culinary traditions, ingredients, and cooking techniques.
  • A degree or diploma in Culinary Arts or a related field is preferred but not mandatory.Strong creative culinary skills with a track record of creating and executing diverse and authentic Asian-inspired menus.
  • Exceptional leadership and management abilities to lead and inspire kitchen staff.
  • Experience in training, coaching, and mentoring culinary teams.
  • Proficiency in kitchen operations, including inventory management, food cost control, and kitchen organization.
  • Thorough knowledge of food safety regulations and a commitment to maintaining a safe and sanitary kitchen environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within budget constraints while maintaining high food quality and cost control.
  • A passion for culinary innovation, staying updated on culinary trends, and incorporating new ideas into the menu.
  • Effective communication skills to work collaboratively with kitchen staff, management, and suppliers.
  • Dedication to customer satisfaction, with the ability to adapt to customer preferences and address feedback.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills to handle a fast-paced kitchen environment.
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing menus, ingredients, and kitchen demands.
  • Previous experience in preparing and cooking a variety of Asian dishes, including proficiency in handling ingredients such as soy sauce, miso, and a variety of noodles.
  • Certification in food handling and sanitation is a plus.
  • A portfolio showcasing your culinary creations and experiences may be requested.
  • The ability to stand for extended periods and handle the physical demands of a busy kitchen environment.
  • Compliance with all local health and safety regulations and any necessary work permits or certifications.

Job Details

Job Category: Kitchen Department
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Rate: 600/Day
Supplemental Pay types: 13 Monthy Pay Performance Bonus
Benefits: HDMF PHIC SSS Trainings
Shift and schedule: 8 hour shift Holidays Overtime Weekends
Experience: Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred) Food service: 1 year (Preferred)

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