Teppanyaki Chef (Japanese Cuisine)

Excellent Salary + Benefits
06 Feb 2017
06 Mar 2017
Cruise Ships
Job Level

A Premium Cruise Liner is looking for dynamic, top-quality individuals to join their expanding family. As an industry leader in service and innovation, they provide a working environment that fosters career growth and development for their onboard team members. With a fleet of innovative cruise ships, each offering guests a premium vacation experience, there are almost countless opportunities to join them at sea. Join our team team today as a Teppanyaki Chef.


Provide leadership to area of responsibility

Ensures all food is prepared fresh and is of the highest quality

Strictly adheres to all recipes, methods and instructions from supervisor

Continually trains, coaches, and recognizes team members to improve food quality and meet budget expectations while motivating team members

Arrives on-time in clean uniform

Maintains an organized and efficient flow of production, with regards to changes in forecasts and menus

Responsible for mise-en-place, and food service for production area

Completes daily walk-thru upon arrival to outlet to ensure equipment is in good repair and outstanding safety and sanitation issues have been resolved

Conducts daily walk-thru prior to leaving to ensure cleanliness, rotation, and proper labeling of all food items, proper storage of all food items, proper removal/disposal of leftover item to crew mess, buffets, etc.

Actively participates in daily focus meetings with team members to ensure communication and daily expectations

Inventory and ordering of all food items

Reconciliation of items upon receipt

Strong knowledge of all basic Asian cooking techniques
Strong knowledge of Teppanyaki-style cooking philosophies and principles including but not limited to Chinese, Thai, and Japanese
Ability to prepare all teppanyaki mise en place including starches, vegetables, trimming and cutting of proteins
Ability to captivate guests by cooking “on stage”
Ability to verbally explain processes of history, preparation, and cooking techniques to guests while cooking
2+ years of teppanyaki experience
2+ years of culinary experience with Asian influences (may be combined with formal culinary training)