Head Chef

The Vesper House Pvt. Ltd.

We are a leading independent wine house and trading company in Nepal, specializing in offering exclusive wines from around the world, many from boutique producers and established world renowned wineries. Our wide range of wines are carefully selected by us to ensure we offer the very best combination of quality, value and choice, catering for all tastes. High quality customer service is at the fore of everything we do. Because of our passion for wine we have continued to evolve since establishing in 2010. We currently sell our wines to corporate clients, hotels, multicultural restaurants, wine bars, clubs and individual customers. Drinking wine is a celebration of life, good food and of special company. With Vesper Fine Wines and delicious Italian and Continental cuisine at our restaurant, you are guaranteed to experience a greater level of enjoyment and satisfaction.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Head Chef - Italian Restaurant

The Vesper Cafe & Restaurant P. Ltd.

Our place is a perfect blend of re-visiting Victorian era and it’s intriguingly unique ambiance makes Vesper one of the most visited and loved restaurants in Nepal. We aim to serve simple yet authentic Italian food and fine wines with great hospitality within a relaxed environment.


Position: Head Chef (Full Time)

Salary: Negotiable

Experience: 5+ years

Job Description:

We are conducting a search for an outstanding and talented Head Chef for our well-known and respected Italian Restaurant facility within our first-class Wine house property in Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur - Patan.

12 years acclaimed The Vesper Café & Restaurant enjoyed an excellent reputation for being one of the best restaurants in the city and in the area. Highlights of our restaurant would be pleasing and elegant ambiance, high level of cuisine, wines, and impeccable service.


  • The Chef would be creating the most authentic and classic Italian cuisine with no limitation to new ideas, using the freshest of ingredients. A patient trainer and teaching your 10 to 12 culinary team to maintain outstanding standards. He/she will oversee costings, schedules, ordering, and financials for outstanding restaurant operations. 
  • We are seeking an exceptional Head Chef that is personable, media-savvy, culinary promotion minded as well as having an eye for details. Candidates with a culinary degree, college courses in Culinary/Restaurant or Hospitality Management, and pedigree is preferred. 
  • Must have a solid background in Italian or European upmarket dining.  A minimum of 5 years’ experience in first-class deluxe or reputable free-standing restaurants is a must. Ability to deliver a very refined and quality product and for guests to experience an exceptional and memorable dining occasion. 
  • Outstanding personality in dealing directly with guests at their table and open style kitchen. Exceptional organizational and communication skills and be a leader and role model for all employees. Strong leadership experience and business acumen.   


  • Interview, select, train, supervise, counsel, and discipline all employees in the department.
  • Provide, develop, train, and maintain a professional workforce.
  • Ensure all services to members are conducted in a highly professional and efficient manner.
  • Ensure a safe working environment and attitude on the part of all employees in areas of responsibility.


  • Ability to interact positively with managers, management, coworkers, members, and the public to promote a team effort and maintain a positive and professional approach.
  • Ability to produce a high volume of work in a timely manner, which is accurate, complete, and of high quality.
  • Ability to come to work regularly and on time, to follow directions, to take criticism, to get along with co-workers and managers, to treat co-workers, supervisors and members/guests with respect and courtesy, and to refrain from abusive, insubordinate and/or violent behavior. 


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university, culinary higher diploma or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the board, managers, suppliers, and employees.

Unless your experience matches our job description, we will not confirm receipt of your application. Please send your full resume details with photograph to: online@vespercafe.com in MS Word format as an attachment. We will then respond to you with further information on the above urgent assignment. No phone calls please. Look forward to hearing from you.

Kind Regards,

HR Team

Phone: +977 1 5548179, 9801046659

The Vesper Cafe & Restaurant P. LTD.

www.vesperhouse.com | www.vespercafe.com

Job Overview

Category Hospitality Tourism Hotel
Openings 1
Salary Based on experience
Position Type Full Time
Position Level Senior Level
Experience 5+ years
Education Diploma Hotel Mgmt., Bachelor in Hotel/Hospitality Mgmt. (BHM)
Posted Date 30 Apr, 2020
Apply Before 29 May, 2020
City Lalitpur