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Head Chef Italian Cuisine

Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, MY
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Job Description:

Our company is driven to find one talented and experienced Italian Cuisine Head Chef trained and studied in preparing and supervising the preparation of foods probably a perfectionist on homemade authentic Italian food. Adept at managing all food-related personnel and activity in the hospitality field in the best ways to cook design and present foodstuff.

Core Qualifications:

  • Strong education and hands-on experience in the preparation and management of meals and menus.
  • Solid understanding of how to adjust taste and ingredients to accommodate a variety of tongues diets cultures etc.
  • Exceptional communication skills for giving instructions and training staff in the best ways to design and cook present foods.
  • Creative and innovative with presentation of foods for guests.
  • Organized utilizing the best ways to save costs and manage time whether preparing simple short orders or complicated dishes


  • Set up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, like knives, pans and kitchen scales.
  • Study each recipe and gather all necessary ingredients.
  • Cook food in a timely manner.
  • Distribute tasks to kitchen staff.
  • Inform wait staff about daily specials.
  • Ensure appealing plate presentation.
  • Supervise Cooks and assist as needed.
  • Slightly alter recipes to meet customers' needs and requests (e.g. reduce salt, remove dairy).
  • Maintain food stock and place orders.
  • Inspect freshness of food and discard out-of-date items.
  • Experiment with recipes and suggest new ingredients.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area.


  • Proven work experience as a Italian Chef.
  • Able to do menu engineering with costing. 
  • Able to handle 120 pax restaurant seating. 
  • Hands-on experience with various kitchen equipment (e.g. grillers and pasta makers).
  • Able to create homemade pasta.
  • Good knowledge of culinary, baking and pastry techniques.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks.
  • Solid time management abilities.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes.
  • Familiarity with sanitation regulations.
  • Possess at least Culinary School Diploma.

Perks & Benefits

  • Medical insurance
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Job Location
44-1, Jalan Medan Setia 2, Plaza Damansara, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
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Company Overview

THE CINNAMON GROUP is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Our primary focus is owning and operating restaurants in Peninsular Malaysia. Over the last 11 years, The Cinnamon Group has become a key player in the f&b industry in Kuala Lumpur. Award-winning restaurants such as Aliyaa and Kikubari have brought us recognition and an excellent reputation that we are proud of. Nadodi, our flagship south Indian / Sri Lankan restaurant was the first restaurant in Malaysia be featured in a 4-page write up in the Michelin Guide. We have grown at a steady pace with quality of service being our primary focus. As of 2021, we own and manage nine premium outlets across Kuala Lumpur. Our Vision is to be a leading pillar in the restaurant & operations services industry with a Mission to provide our clients dedicated and comprehensive services to run their businesses optimally and to ensure distinctive consumer recall in an ocean of eager competitors. On top of operating restaurants that we own ourselves and co-own, The Cinnamon Group provides consultancy and operations services to independent restaurants. 

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Company Summary
101-200 employees
Food & Beverage
Job Openings
Total 3 jobs
Sous Chef
Bukit Damansara
Operation Manager
Pulau Redang
Head Bartender
Bukit Damansara

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