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Chef, Ceylon Sliders

Chef, Ceylon Sliders

We are searching for an experienced chef with a passion for food and cooking to join our team at Ceylon Sliders. 

As a chef at Ceylon Sliders, you will use your knowledge and experience of professional cooking to lead a team of staff and efficiently run a café with breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our team consists of mainly Sri Lankan unskilled staff with little education or previous training, hence we’re looking for a candidate that loves inspiring others as well. 

You have worked both as leader in a  professional kitchen, as well as been running your own section. You have experience of making food from all sorts of kitchens, vegan and raw as well as meat and fish and know how to mix western, Asian, American and Scandinavian cooking styles. 

You will think it’s exciting to work with local produce and reduce the food waste and use of plastic products as researching and finding foods that are ethically produced. 

You will think creatively around food and love to do eye catching dishes.


  • A passion for the kind of food that we want to prepare
  • Urge to be innovative and creative in your cooking
  • A good leader and team player
  • Experience of leading a kitchen team
  • Experience of working in a professional kitchen
  • Experience of running your own section in a professional kitchen
  • Good at organizing, delegating work and training non-skilled staff
  • Can leave 2 references from previous jobs 
  • Speaks Sinhalese fluently 


When applying to the job, you can choose to write your responses in English or Sinhalese. 

The work load will be up to 50 hours per week or as much is needed for the kitchen to run efficiently. Overtime may be necessary, especially during peak season, big projects or periods of change. You will work the necessary hours to get the job done. You would be doing a crucial part of the business and promotion opportunities could arise based on job performance. Business performance will be dependent on how you work and you will need to perform good results on a daily, consistent basis.

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Ceylon Sliders, Weligama

No 9 New Galle Road, Rest House Junction
81700 Ceylon Sliders, Weligama Directions hello@ceylonsliders.com

Why work with us?

We believe working with us will develop you professionally and be an experience of a lifetime! Get valuable work experience at a start-up company while enjoying one of the most beautiful locations in the world. 

  • Surf

    Sri Lanka is one of the worlds top surf destinations, and we're a team of dedicated wave lovers always up for a dawn session. You'll have access to boards and guiding to the best breaks along the coast. How much you want to surf is up to you, we promote everyone surfing at least once per day!

  • Yoga

    Stretch your legs with our certified yoga teachers. Having a place to calm your mind after a busy work day can be essential to wellbeing. Here yoga is a natural part of life.

  • Community

    Surfer, artists, creators, foodies. Working with us, or staying with us as guest. You will meet with and interact with a number of awesome people during your employment with us. We love to see how former employers continue working together around the globe.

  • Practicalities

    Moving to a foreign country can be challenging, we know. That's why we help you out with things like housing, visa arrangements and transportation to get you kick started with your life in Sri Lanka.

Work Place and Culture

Working at Sunshinestories is an adventure! We're a fast paced start up in an South East Asian melting pot. 

But no need to worry if you never been here before. We are a community that welcomes everyone with open arms like they are our family. 

Typically we try to get together once a week for a family surf sessions out at the reef or some sunset downers at the beach. 

We'll promise you working with Sunshinesories will include experiences beyond the usual, from getting blessed by our local monk in the yoga shala, to epic surf sessions at secret spots.

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