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Head Chef, Iconic Venue, Local and Fresh Menu

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Job Title: Head Chef, Iconic Venue, Local and Fresh Menu
Job Type: Permanent
Location: New South Wales
Expertise: Culinary Recruitment
Reference: 887159
Job Published: 27 Apr 2022
Closing Date: 16 Jul 2022

Job Description

Client Profile

Our client is one that you will be proud to work for, with a portfolio of businesses spread across Australia.
Their venues are focused on delivering high-quality food and beverage offerings in a modern and fun manner by creating unique and high-quality venues for their discerning clientele.

Job Description

This is a true leadership role, requiring you to set the food culture for the iconic Perth 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 lead the team in changing the current concept to that of a Contemporary British Gastropub. 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.

Candidate Profile

To be considered for this role you will have:
  • Experience as a Head Chef within a high-volume establishment preferably serving premium gastropub-style food
  • A positive and solutions-focused approach with the desire to build a great team and develop career progression
  • Exemplary management skills and the ability to work autonomously
  • The aptitude to build a large creative team that is focused on process and product
  • Insight to review operational performance and make improvements
  • Strong financial acumen relevant to labour and cost control
  • A highly structured and organised approach, managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Full unrestricted working rights in Australia

This role is offering a strong remuneration package comprised of a generous base salary plus super, depending on the applicant’s experience.

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