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Head Chef, Contemporary Japanese, Hatted Restaurant

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Job Title: Head Chef, Contemporary Japanese, Hatted Restaurant
Job Type: Permanent
Location: New South Wales
Expertise: Culinary Recruitment
Reference: 1198295
Job Published: 30 Mar 2024
Closing Date: 27 Apr 2024

Job Description

Client Profile 
Our client is one of the best in the market, a tight-knight team with 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 the heart of Sydney City.
Job Description 
As a key part of the brigade, you will be responsible for driving the restaurant operations and assisting in managing the other outlets. This a true leadership role, leading the team in and out of service, upholding the company’s focus on quality and sustainability.

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. 
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. 

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 culinary offering will have a focus on local produce, sustainability and modern Japanese cuisine. 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 successful in this role you will have: 
  • Experience as Senior Chef within a premium dining venue
  • Strong knowledge of Japanese cuisine and flavours
  • Impressive 'foodie' knowledge- technical cooking - yet served in an uncomplicated way 
This role offers 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. 
To learn more about this role, submit your application or contact Josh Donachie via    
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