Sous chef

Mali Lošinj, Croatia

About Jadranka 

Jadranka Group has been successfully operating in the tourism, catering and commerce sectors in Croatia for more than 70 years since its founding in 1947. It is the largest employer on the islands of Cres and Lošinj employing up to 1,700 people including seasonal employees during the peak season. The Group ranks among the top companies in the country and is recognized for its commitment in investing in human resources, the continuing education of employees, and scholarships for students.

Jadranka turizam is the hospitality arm of the Group that owns and operates a number of camp sites and hotels on the Island of Wellness Losinj.  Lošinj Hotels & Villas, its hotel brand consists of a Luxury Collection of highly acclaimed five-star hotels and ultra-luxury villas, as well as a Classic Collection of popular holiday resorts for couples and families at some of the most attractive locations on the island.   The chain offers accommodation facilities for more than 3500 guests.

Job description:

  • Takes care of guest satisfaction and quality of service
  • The main assistant to our Executive Chef
  • Follow the directions of the executive chef and our standards
  • Design menus that enhance customers’ culinary experience while keeping up high quality
  • Ensure adequacy of supplies at all times
  • Create and test new menus
  • Provide feedback regarding the food quality of large bulk purchases
  • Ensure that all food preparation is in accordance with regulatory guidelines
  • Design standardized food presentation guidelines for each dish
  • Suggest new rules and procedures for optimizing the cooking process
  • Monitor inventory levels of commonly used items
  • Look for ways to reduce spoilage of infrequently used items
  • Hire, train, and mange staff regularly, especially new ones


  • Culinary Degree or equivalent experience
  • Three years of experience on the same or a similar position
  • Active knowledge of a foreign language in speech and writing (preferably English), the advantage of knowing the Croatian language
  • Desirable work experience in high category hotels
  • Knowledge of HACCP standards
  • Ability to track expenses and manage a budget
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills - team player

Jadranka turizam offers:

  • Work in an innovative and stimulating environment
  • Accommodation and two meals (breakfast and one hot meal) free of charge
  • Covered communication costs according to the company standard
  • Fixed-term employment relationship with the possibility of extension
  • Incentive compensation
  • Reward program
  • Internal education and training
  • Gaining experience with experienced and professional mentors

Lošinj Hotels & Villas

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