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Job Title: Head Chef, Hatted Restaurant, On-Trend Premium Dining
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Victoria
Expertise: Culinary Recruitment
Reference: 1190830
Job Published: 08 Mar 2024
Closing Date: 05 Apr 2024

Job Description

Client Profile  

Our client is one of the best in the market, a tight-knight team and is consistently recognised as one of the best in leading the way with innovative cuisine. 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 showcase your creativity in a professional environment.

The role offers great career development, with education in all food production areas and exposure to new and exciting products.

Their continued expansion has created an opportunity in one of their flagship venues situated in Australia’s leading dining city. 

Job Description 

As the Head Chef, you will be responsible for leading the team in and out of service, upholding the company’s focus on quality. The business is continually evolving to ensure it remains a destination for local and destination diners, for years to come, and you will be pivotal in this process. 

In this role, you will work closely with an experienced management team to take this already successful venue to the next level. You will have the opportunity to play a key part in the design and execution of new and innovative dining concepts, as well as building and mentoring a tight-knit and passionate team of chefs.

Candidate Profile

To be considered for this role you will have:
  • Proven success as a sous chef or head chef within a Hatted and/or Michelin-starred restaurants
  • A team-orientated mindset
  • Ability to work closely and communicate with key stakeholders
  • Creativity around menu development and food presentation within modern Italian cuisine
  • Experience with the management and mentoring of a large-scale team
  • Strong financial acumen relevant to labour and cost control
  • A highly structured and organised approach, managing multiple tasks simultaneously 
This is a highly desirable role with a fantastic employer and will be filled quickly. This role is offering a very strong remuneration package for the right candidate.  
To learn more about this role, submit your application or contact Bernard Dempsey via  
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