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Job Title: Head Chef, Contemporary Italian Cuisine, Hatted Restaurant
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Queensland
Expertise: Specialist Recruitment, Culinary Recruitment
Reference: 789644
Job Published: 17 Sep 2021
Closing Date: 14 Oct 2021

Job Description

Client Profile 
Our client is one of the best in the market, a tight-knight team with multiple award-winning venues. Their venue offers a contemporary, seasonal menu that will provide you with access to some of Australia's most exciting produce, as well as the opportunity to work with a group of chefs from all walks of life. 
The role offers great career development, with education in all areas of food production and exposure to new and exciting products 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 restaurant 
Their continued expansion has created an opportunity in one of their flagship venues situated in Australia’s leading dining city. 
Job Description 
As the leader of the brigade, you will be responsible for driving the restaurant operations and managing all aspects of the kitchen. This is a true leadership role, leading the team in and out of service, upholding the company’s focus on quality and sustainability. 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 business is continually evolving to ensure it remains a destination for local and destination diners for years to come, you will be pivotal in this process. 
In this role, you will be responsible for the efficient running of the kitchen across service, cost control and all aspects of day-to-day operations. You will work with the existing team to ensure peak performance across general trade and the busy functions season.
The successful candidate will be exposed to all facets of the business and will gain valuable experience working in premium a restaurant environment. 
Candidate Profile  
To be successful in this role you will have: 
  • Experience as a Senior Chef within a premium dining venue
  • Strong knowledge of Italian cuisine
  • 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 
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills 
  • Team-player skills and the ability to lead by example 
This role is offering a very strong and attractive remuneration package. The remuneration will reflect your skills and the level of experience you can bring to the kitchen team. 
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