Sous Chef Position/Waiter/Kitchen Help - Fig Cafe Stari Grad, Hvar

We are looking for a motivated, skilled, young chef that is a few years into their career and looking to develop further in a fun and innovative restaurant kitchen. We are also looking for Wait staff and Kitchen help, thereby there are also positions available that require less experience, just a hard working attitude.

With the success of our restaurant "Fig Cafe Bar" in Hvar town, Croatia (rated #2 restaurant in the whole Split-Dalmatia County), we have opened our second location in Stari Grad which is an equally beautiful and growing tourist hotspot on the sunny island of Hvar.

Our Ethos is based upon the following;
To ensure that each guest receives prompt, professional, friendly and courteous service. To maintain a clean, comfortable and inviting atmosphere for our guests. To provide a fair price - nutritional, well-prepared meals - using only quality ingredients. To ensure that all guests are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve. To thank each guest for the opportunity to serve them. By maintaining these objectives, we shall be assured of a fair profit that will allow us to contribute to the community we serve.
As an employee at Fig Café Bar, we pride ourselves on providing the best service and overall restaurant experience in Hvar. This is true from management through to day-to-day operations, for only as a team can we achieve our desired standard.
Our central value that we live by is “Uncompromising personalized service”. Using our compassion, initiative, and proactive capacity we become more open and receptive to guest’s needs and wants.

Job Description
- High quality food prep undertaken in a professional environment
- Inventory management
- learning new/unique menu
- Cleaning service area/maintaining kitchen during shift
- Executing opening and closing duties depending upon shifts

The responsibilities for the waiters/kitchen help are less demanding but still require a strong level of professionalism, proactive attitude and communication skills.

We strongly support a good work-life balance at Fig and strive to ensure that you feel both adequately fulfilled with your work and your personal life outside of it. Each employee is capped at 9hrs a day, coupled with rotating schedules allowing for a mix of morning and afternoon shift work. By doing so we expect strong adherence to punctuality, professionalism and attentive detail to your work when on shift.

- Registered employee (including benefits/health insurance)
- Accommodation paid for by the company for the duration of the contract period
- 70% of tips to wait staff and 30% to the kitchen
- 1 Meal and 2 Drink Allowance per day
- Competitive Industry wage (Negotiable)

We are ONLY looking for EU citizens as it is too difficult to secure working visas for people residing in different countries. The positions must be filled immediately and require a commitment until the end of September. If you are interested, or know of someone who would be, please contact us via email immediately as we are interviewing for the next two weeks here in Croatia and openly on this platform.

All the best
Fig Team


Fig Cafe Stari Grad


Trg Ploča 5, 21460, Stari Grad, Croatia
Job first posted: 26 April 2017
Updated: 22 July 2017