Japanese Speaking Head Chef


Auckland City

About the role

Our client is a well established Japanese restaurant in Auckland CBD looking for an experienced Japanese Speaking Chef passionate about authentic Japanese Cuisine. If you are passionate about the traditional Japanese Cuisine and have prior experience in a smilar environment, we invite you to apply now.


  • Prepare authentic Japanese cuisine for mainly Japanese customers 
  • Keep up with industry trends and create new recipes 
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with recipe specifications
  • Stock control and monitor food wastage
  • Clean and maintain a hygienic work environment at all times
  • Ensure safety and sanitation practices in the kitchen

About you

  • Fluent in Japanese and English   
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Japanese Speaking Chef in a full-service restaurant or production based facility
  • Relevant qualifications (Degree, certificate and diploma) 
  • Authentic Japanese cuisine experience is highly rewarded 
  • Excellent customer service and communication
  • Motivated and efficient
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced open plan kitchen
  • Strong knowledge of Food Control Plan
  • Strong knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation standards

What's in it for you?

  • Very attaractive salary + Parking
  • Supportive, energetic & hard working team
  • Long term job security & opportunities to grow within the company

If this sounds like you, Hit APPLY NOW or send a copy of your CV to yaman@trn.org.nz today!