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Head Chef, Private Island Resort

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Job Title: Head Chef, Private Island Resort
Job Type: Permanent
Expertise: Culinary Recruitment
Reference: 1198964
Job Published: 30 Mar 2024
Closing Date: 09 May 2024

Job Description

Client Profile

Our client is a leader in bespoke and indulgent getaways, providing memorable food and beverage experiences that are second to none. Concealed on the edge of a Pacific Island Group, this untouched private island encapsulates the essence of barefoot luxury.

Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Chef you will be responsible for managing the overall kitchen operations, whilst providing leadership motivation and training to your team of well-trained local chefs.

Your creative contribution to menu planning, execution and delivery of expertly curated Mediterranean dishes is required to relaunch the fine dining restaurant with an exciting new concept. Located in the beating heart of the Island this restaurant is an all-day dining destination, starting with a modern Café style breakfast, a relaxed but elegant lunch, and dinner that is inspired by dining on the shores of the Mediterranean while highlighting the food of the Pacific Islands.

Candidate Profile

To be considered for this role you must have:
  • Excellent time management planning, and organisation skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities and team management
  • Experience as a Sous Chef or Head Chef is ideal
  • A desire to work in a beautiful but remote location
  • Work experience in well a regarded Mediterranean restaurant (highly desirable)
  • Exceptional understanding of produce and gastronomic techniques

Days off will be spent exploring the reefs, scuba diving, fishing or jumping on a seaplane to the mainland to experience the culture, the people and the local markets. With a modern and well-fitted private apartment, free gym access, staff meals, laundry and other fantastic perks included, it's truly an opportunity not be missed.

As part of the package, you will also receive 1 flight per year home, free transport to the mainland, a mobile phone allowance, a laptop, and the opportunity to work in one of the world’s most exclusive treasures.

This role is offering a strong remuneration package comprised of a generous base salary and depends on the applicant’s experience.

To learn more about this opportunity submit your application or contact Bernard Dempsey via

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