Posted on 2021-11-16
Epicurean Management Limited

Executive Chef – Japanese Cuisine

Epicurean Management Limited

We are one of the leading Food & Beverage group based in HK with outlets more than 100 over 20 brands portfolio in Hong Kong, China, Japan and Taiwan. In align with our business growth, we are looking for a seasoned and innovative person to be part of our F&B operation team to cope with our expanding operations in Japanese cuisine.


Executive Chef – Japanese Cuisine

Reporting directly to the Chief Operations Officer – Japanese Food Service, this incumbent will be focusing on offering excellent food and dining experience to the customers in accordance to the brand guidance and standards for a purpose to sustain the food production quality and hygiene standard in the kitchen. At the same time, he/she will also be focus on managing and coaching all kitchen staff so that their performance are up to company standards, and eventually deliver an excellent food and dining joinery to the customers apart from achieving the business objectives in relation to sales and operations performances.


Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Set up the kitchen with the team including menus, workflow and SOP, job assignments, food quality standards and hygiene maintenance
  • Lead the team to ensure the efficiency and smoothness of the kitchen operations in aligning with the business objectives and the SOP.
  • Research and create any new products and dishes in order to keep abreast with any changes in the market
  • Monitor and uplift the food quality in accordance with the brand guidance
  • Monitor and supervise the food hygiene and safety to reach a compliance of the statutory requirement as well as internal control and compliance
  • Conduct regular performance evaluation; groom and coach all kitchen staff to be the ambassadors of the restaurant so as to provide learning opportunities for their individual growth
  • Work closely with senior management on menu & product design, promotion & marketing, regular reporting on restaurant operations, profit & loss, etc. 
  • Collaborate with marketing teams to execute all the marketing and PR activities in order to maintain the restaurant in a leading position in the market
  • Fully manage the cost and inventory control and work closely with purchasing team to review the system and workflow
  • Work with human resources team to plan and monitor people agenda in order to sustain a pool of talents within the restaurant
  • Support and lead multi-assignments in align with business plan and development



  • Experience in a similar role with a proven track record with a minimum of 10 years related experience in reputable hotels or restaurants
  • Hands-on skill in setting up and running Japanese cuisine is a must
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership and management skills 
  • Strong business acumen with cost conscious, result-driven and customer-oriented mindset 
  • Experience in business pre-opening and mobilization projects 
  • Knowledge in written and spoken Japanese is a definite advantage
  • Strong sense of creative and innovative approach on food development with extensive knowledge in Japanese cuisines
  • Good training & coaching skills to deliver on-the-job training to the kitchen staff


Attractive remuneration and fringe benefits will be offered to the right candidates. Interested parties, please send your portfolio, resume with current and expected salaries by simply click ‘Apply Now‘ below.

(We are an equal opportunity employer. All applications received will be used strictly for selection purposes only. Your application may also be considered for other suitable positions within the Epicurean group. Unsuccessful applications will be destroyed after 6 months.)

More job information
Job Function
  • Central
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • N/A