Sous Chef

We currently have an opportunity for senior Chef’s looking for the next challenge or Sous Chef to join a well known university site in inner west Sydney.


Chartwells provides bespoke fresh food solutions that are unique in the market across independent schools and universities. We are passionateabout the role we play in supporting the physical and emotional wellbeing of students.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking applications from experienced Sous Chef’s or Senior Chef’s to join our culinary teams based on a high profile university within inner west Sydney CBD. You’ll be working in a busy, fast paced kitchen environment serving high volume, quality meals to students, teachers and support staff.

With supportive & motivational leaders in place, you’ll be part of a larger team providing a varied, healthy & delicious menu to our customers. Health and well-being is paramount but our expectations are you’ll also be delivering an exceptionally high level of customer service to all those you work with & serve. 

Your key duties:

  • Preparing buffet style bulk cooking for students
  • Work with a team of Chefs, kitchen utilities and dining room employees to deliver exceptional quality and service
  • Ensuring all OH&S compliance is achieved, adhere to safe work practices and safe food handling procedures
  • Ensure all catering controls are in place and wastage is kept to the minimum
  • Offer guidance and support to the wider kitchen team where needed, to ensure a great experience for all customers

A bit about you:

  • You will be a qualified Chef with Cert III in Commercial Cookery or equivalent
  • Sound HACCP knowledge and experience
  • Previous experience at Sous Chef or senior Chef level in bulk cooking is essential. You will have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Be a team player, but also be able to work autonomously
  • Attention to detail and great time management is a must
  • Excellent knowledge of all kitchen procedures and operations
  • Flexible and adaptive nature, able to fit in with changing teams

Successful applicants will have, or need to obtain, a valid Working With Children Check as part of our recruitment process.

The Benefits

Casual, Part-time or Full-Time – you are an employee of Compass Group and therefore you will have access to further career opportunities. We place a great importance in looking after our people and offer a variety of learning and development opportunities, reward and recognition programs and a selection of corporate benefits. Apply Now!

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