Executive Chef

Job reference: HNSEAMM0119
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Competitive with axpat benefits including onsite accommodation and bonuses
Description: Awesome Executive Chef role based in the Maldives. 5 star, boutique resort, expat GM.
Closing date: Position Filled- but we would love to hear from you if this job is of interest!

Could the Maldives be on your radar this year?  We are assisting our SE Asian based partner on their search for an experienced Executive Chef – Sous Chefs ready to take the next step are encouraged to apply.

The client operates a high end resort in the Maldives and their current Executive Chef is moving on within the chain. This is a top performing, small and unique, 5 star boutique resort with an excellent reputation. With 5 restaurants, plus in room dining and bars you will have a background in fine dining cuisine with resort/hotel experience an advantage.  Reporting to the expat General Manager, you will have the opportunity to use amazing ingredients, bringing food to unimaginable levels.

Australian trained chefs have a great reputation and this clients next Executive Chef needs to be a superstar. This is high end food for high end clientele, so your experience needs to match.  In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, live on benefits in the Maldives including single accommodation, monthly and annual bonuses, generous annual leave with allowances and bonuses, health insurance and more.

If you would like a real lifestyle change, have the experience and knowledge we seek and want to relocate to the Maldives then please read on.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Is trade qualified and has extensive experience working at fine dining/Michelin star level. This resort has less than 100 rooms/suites/villas and 5 restaurants so experience working in a multi outlet establishment would be beneficial.
  • Can lead, mentor and motivate a team with differing backgrounds and nationalities all whilst living and working together.
  • Can manage the kitchens whilst still enjoying cooking.  You like to lead and plan, but you love to cook and create and remain hands on
  • Possesses excellent communication skills, you like people and you enjoy speaking with guests.  You are approachable and professional.
  • Is dedicated to food quality and product control and has outstanding knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation standards
  • Presentation and food quality is everything and your eye for detail is outstanding
  • Has experience creating recipes and planning menus, costing food, ordering (especially through global suppliers) whilst understanding the logistics of working on an island
  • Is dedicated, ambitious and loyal – this is an overseas position and you will need to commit.  This client has been very specific about career stability
  • Wants to live and work on an island in the Maldives.  You are comfortable with spending extended times on an island and you have a flexible nature when it comes to work.  This role includes single onsite accommodation only.

If you are a dedicated Executive, Head or Sous Chef looking for an exciting and rewarding overseas challenge, working with stable and reputable owners then please send us:

  • A cover letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Your detailed resume outlining your career and what you have achieved. A portfolio of your work would be advantageous
  • Your trade certificates along with any awards and recognition you have received

Only those applicants that have the depth of experience, passion and drive for what they do and those who meet the above criteria will be considered for this role.

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