AKI Restaurant (DB Group)

Sushi Chefs

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  06 Dec, 2020
  • Job Ref:  KMP-56244

Job Description

Scope
There has never been a more exciting time to join the authentic Japanese restaurant and lounge bar in the heart of Valletta; Aki. Our objective is to offer delicious food in a welcoming environment, coupled with a friendly yet efficient service that our customers have come to expect. We are currently recruiting more Sushi Chefs for the latest fusion dining restaurant on the Maltese islands.

Duties:

  • Prepare all types of sushi, including maki, nigiri and sashimi.
  • Select fresh fruits and vegetables to make high-quality dishes.
  • Add additional flavours to sushi rolls with ginger, rice vinegar, wasabi and soy sauce, when appropriate.
  • Coordinate with our wait staff to ensure proper cooking, considering special requests and food allergies.
  • To prepare food in accordance with menu recipes, quality criteria’s and quantities required.
  • Maintain the integrity and authenticity of recipes offered at the respective restaurant / section
  • Source authentic ingredients and or recommend substitute ingredients, if not available on the Maltese Islands.
  • Optimise cooking processes with attention to speed and quality.
  • Maintain outlet safety at all times.
  • Consistently maintain food and safety protection by ensuring that all food handling processes are compliant with
  • HACCP food safety guidelines, regulations and procedures.
  • Interact with customers, communicating menu items and promoting dishes listed on menu.
  • Work within budgetary framework established for the department.

Requirements:

  • Experience working as a Sushi Chef, preferably in a fusion dining concept.
  • Working knowledge of various dining concepts in Oriental cuisine is considered as advantageous.
  • Ability to prepare various types of Japanese cuisine including Sashimi, Sushi and Tempura dishes.
  • Primarily works in front of guests while preparing food orders at the sushi bar whilst ensuring a fun and engaging experience for our patrons.
  • Monitors and ensures that food orders are in accordance with the company’s established levels of cleanliness and sanitisation.
  • Exceptional culinary skills.
  • Creativity, innovation and presentation skills.
  • Observe HACCP protocols and internal operating procedures.
  • Customer-centric.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a popular dining venue.
  • Maintains a high level of personal hygiene.
  • Conforms with grooming standards.