Executive Chef

Cambodia, Preah Sihanouk Province, 10600 Thailand

Job ID: 8735 Job Category: Culinary

Executive Chef needed for Ultra-Luxury Resort in SE Asia

Our client is a world-leader in offering unique, luxury resort experiences. They currently require the services of a leading Executive Chef in SE Asia to oversee the operations of a very high-calibre and exclusive Resort. Every aspect of the guests’ stay will be tailored to their desires and that includes their culinary experience! Under your direction, and with a focus on local ingredients, farm-to-table suppliers and sustainable practices, your culinary team will create an unforgettable and immersive adventure for each guest. You will also lead the on-site farming operations and so experience with growing your own produce will be essential.

Within the role of Executive Chef you will assist within the recruitment, kitchen organization, kitchen set-ups, hygiene practices, menu development, food procurement, sustainable food practices and fiscal responsibility. To succeed in this role you will rely on every skill and every experience you have had. You will work shoulder-to-shoulder with your team and you will push them, and yourself to the limits of what can be achieved in a kitchen.

Please Note:

Due to limited Staff Housing, the candidate will not be able to travel with their family or partner. Single Accommodation Only.

Requirements and Expectations
  • Skilled in SE Asian cooking techniques and strong knowledge of local ingredients required
  • Onsite farming experiences and practices are a great skill set to possess for this role. Farm-to-Table is a big part of the vision
  • Previous SE Asian experience is a strong asset
  • Experienced in Pre-opening planning & implementation
  • Proven leadership capability with an inspirational personality towards education and coaching Candidates
  • Must genuinely believe in mindful and sustainable food practices from the seed to culmination
  • Able to provide a highly attractive and cohesive culinary program throughout the region
  • Adventurous and positive attitude, with a passion to explore and experiment
  • Flexible and creative, with the ability to do more with less.
  • Intelligent, strong, motivated, and highly detail-oriented, with a low-ego.
  • A strong communicator and collaborator

Package Details
  • Salary range $5, 000 USD/month NET
  • Equal participation of service charge and participation in the company incentive plan
  • Return air ticket to home destination each year
  • 20 days annual leave & 12 public holidays
  • Full medical insurance coverage
  • Accommodation, utilities, all meals & laundry

Alain Monnard
Executive Search Consultant

Considering that Alain grew up in the Bahamas, it came as no surprise that he found himself in the Hospitality Industry. Alain worked in hotel operations for 10 years working with both independent properties as well as some of the bigger players such Delta Hotels, Hilton Hotels, and IHG. He worked in Canada, the UK and Australia before swapping out his nomad ways for the somewhat more “regular & settled” lifestyle of being an Executive Search Consultant for the industry he loves. Alain always enjoyed the ability to assist and mentor his employees and so taking on a role wherein he can directly impact a person’s professional development has been a very rewarding experience. Alain has a BA in Business, a Diploma in Hospitality Management and is a Certified Associate of Project Management.

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