Head Chef

Ready for a career change? Bring your Head Chef experience to our Gatton team and help us elevate offering to a new level.

  • Full Time
  • Monday to Friday roster, predominantly
  • High profile education client

This is a dynamic and varied role for an experienced and passionate Head Chef. From daily food offerings through to annual large scale events, no two days will ever be the same. In this role you will showcase your talents in a centralised production kitchen managing a culinary brigade.

Key Duties

  • Plan, supervise, monitor, and evaluate the food production and menu-based catering
  • Successfully managing, mentoring and developing a kitchen team including kitchen hands, cooks and chefs
  • Deliver to our client’s high expectations of a premium experience
  • Controlling stock, preparing budgets, operating within strict budgetary constraints
  • Be accountable for food production of various areas, in accordance with timing requirements
  • Champion the significance and accurate implementation of allergy awareness controls
  • Maintaining a high standard of food hygiene, safety, infection control and cleanliness in accordance with Compass standards.

The Person

  • Chef trade’s qualification with at least 5 years experience in a comparable venue environment including multi-venue catering
  • Proven ability of Large Scale High End Functions, and Fine Dining A La Carte Restaurant Experience
  • Will display a proven history of strong logistical experience for requirements across multiple venues, functions and catering requirements
  • Drive, personality creative flair and a passion for food
  • Experience in leading, mentoring and developing teams
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Must have experience in menu development and costing
  • Training and/or accreditation in OH&S and Food Hygiene

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
  • a competitive salary
  • recognition programs including awards
  • long service and team event days
  • site based benefits and company discounts
  • 6 weeks’ paid parental leave for eligible team members!

Apply now!!!

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