Executive Chef

We are recruiting a Executive Chef to join our team in the Cessnock region! Immediate start available. $65k + super


It takes a special kind of caring to do what we do…. and to do it well. Medirest recognises the importance of providing a flexible, individually tailored local service to meet the specialist needs of our clients. Our clients deserve our best and at Medirest, we’re committed to making sure we give them nothing less.

A bit about your new role:

We are now searching for a Executive Chef to lead our kitchen team based at our client site in Cessnock.  Forming part of our hard-working kitchen team, you will prepare, cook and serve to our residents but have the ability to work in our function & retail outlets too. You are a passionate and professional Senior Chef who thrives in a busy environment and loves to mentor your team to delight and dazzle. Aged Care experience would be a bonus!

Some of your daily duties:

  • Oversee kitchen operations and lead the culinary team
  • Prepare, cook and serve meals in accordance to strict Medirest procedures
  • Apply catering control principles; food safety, waste minimisation and cleaning
  • Responsible for maintaining food safety documents
  • Stock control and financial management of the kitchen

A bit about you:

  • Cert III / IV in Commercial Cookery
  • Previous experience as a Senior Chef – Sous or above
  • Knowledge of food hygiene & OH&S
  • Excellent time management, organisational, communication skills
  • Commitment to drive a positive and sustainable safety culture
  • Able to work multiple shifts throughout the week

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development including apprenticeships & traineeships, recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; site-based benefits; and company discounts. We also offer 6 weeks Paid Parental Leave for eligible team members!

Please note: We will be proactively progressing applications prior to the advertised closing date.

If you are ready to take an exciting next step in your career, apply now! 

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