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Job Title: Head Chef, Award Winning Hospitality Group, Local Favourite
Location: Queensland
Expertise: Culinary Recruitment
Reference: 640973
Job Published: 09 Nov 2020
Closing Date: 07 Dec 2020

Job Description

Client Profile 
 
Our client is one of the best in the market and is very well known in the hospitality sector, playing a pivotal role in the development of one of Australia’s most iconic destinations, with multiple award-winning venues. This large venue is experiencing high volumes of trade due to its prime location and product offerings. As such, we are seeking a passionate and motivated Head Chef to assist in its rapid growth.
 
The role offers great career development, with education in all areas of food production and exposure to new and exciting produce from local farmers, butchers, fishmongers and providores. Their approach to staff development, training, processes and procedures is widely recognised, they truly are an employer of choice and are redefining what it means to be a premium dining venue.
   
Job Description

This is a true leadership role, requiring you to set the food culture for the iconic Gold Coast venue. The team of this prestigious group strives to be the best in all aspects of its operation, delivering a positive, inclusive and welcoming culture for colleagues and customers alike.

As the Head Chef of this amazing iconic establishment, you will be accountable for delivering great, consistent food while maintaining a strong focus on variable cost controls. Furthermore, you will be responsible for hiring, training and developing your team to ensure their ability to succeed.

The culinary offering will have a focus on local and fresh quality ingredients. As the leader of the culinary program, you will work closely with the General Manager to continue the already stellar performance of the venue.

This is a remarkable opportunity. The team strives to be the best in every aspect of its operation, providing a positive, inclusive and welcoming culture for both colleagues and customers. 
 
The successful candidate will be exposed to all facets of the business and will gain valuable experience working in a premium professional environment. 
   
Candidate Profile  
 
To be successful in this role you will have: 
  • Experience as a Head Chef in a large format, premium venue
  • Impressive 'foodie' knowledge- technical cooking - yet served in an uncomplicated way 
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work autonomously 
  • The authority to command respect 
  • High food standards in both taste and presentation 
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Strong financial acumen relevant to labour and food cost control
  • A highly structured and organised approach, managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Team-player skills and lead by example 
Offer 
 
This role is offering a very strong remuneration package, with excellent base salary for the right candidate. The remuneration will reflect your skills and the level of experience you can bring to the kitchen team. 
 
To learn more about this role, submit your application or contact Bernard Dempsey via bernard@hastingspeople.com.au    
 
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