Catering Staff - Cook

Seasonal Full Time: ~40 hours/week from late November

About EdVenture

EdVenture is an immersive camp experience in Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan. Designed to help families make the most of Hokkaido’s incredible green season. The week-long programs connect children and young people to new friends from around the world, learning new skills, with their family members in innovative ways. The camp takes full advantage of its location nestled between the iconic Mount Yotei and Mount Annupuri in Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan.

About the Role

As a Cook on the catering staff, you'll prepare and cook meals for guests during their stay. You'll play a key role in providing delicious and nutritious food options to enhance the guest experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and cook meals according to established menus.
  • Maintain high standards of food quality and presentation.
  • Follow food safety and hygiene standards.
  • Manage kitchen inventory and supplies.
  • Collaborate with other kitchen staff and team members.

Key Qualities

  • Experience in cooking and food preparation.
  • Knowledge of food safety and hygiene regulations.
  • Strong attention to detail and presentation.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced kitchen environment.
  • Must hold a valid Japanese driver's license or be able to obtain an International Driving Permit.
  • First aid and CPR certification preferred.


  • Subsidised Staff Accommodation available
  • Grand Hirafu/Hanazono season lift pass  
  • Specialized training and induction program
  • Discounted tours & activities from local suppliers
  • Working with awesome people from around the world
  • Entitled to 1 staff meal per shift
  • More powder than you can handle!
  • Potential to move into a year-round position for outstanding team members


  • The position is based on qualifications and experience, with a starting rate of ¥2,000 per hour
  • Long Season, mid-November until early April | Medium season, mid-November until the end of March | Short season, mid-November until the end of February
  • Depending on customer demand and reservations, working hours can range anywhere from 8 to 40 hours per week, including weekends. You will have at least one full day off each week.  (6-8 Hours per day, up to 6 days per week)

How to apply

Please visit the link below and submit an application form. Our team will contact you for an interview if you have moved to the next stage. We can't wait to hear from you!

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