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Head Chef, High Profile Venue, $140,000 plus package

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Job Title: Head Chef, High Profile Venue, $140,000 plus package
Job Type: Permanent
Location: New South Wales
Expertise: Culinary Recruitment
Reference: 822335
Job Published: 17 Nov 2021
Closing Date: 15 Dec 2021

Job Description

 Client Profile

Our client is acclaimed in the hospitality sector, playing a pivotal role in the development of some of Sydney’s most iconic destination venues and is one that you will be proud to work for. They boast a portfolio of diverse businesses and are committed to creating unique and high-quality venues for their discerning clientele. Their venue includes a large events space and a premium dining restaurant.

While focussing on delivering high-quality food and beverage experiences in a modern, casual, relaxed and country-style manner, this business has developed a strong reputation not only with guests but also with employees as a hospitality employer of choice.

This is a great opportunity to join a progressive group that believes in creating a tailored, modern offering for their guests. The company is continually expanding and they believe in investing in their talent by offering ongoing career development.
Job Description 
This is a true leadership role, requiring you to set the food culture for the venue. The team of this prestigious Group strives to be the best in every aspect of their operation, delivering a positive, inclusive and welcoming culture for colleagues and customers alike.  
As the Head Chef of this esteemed establishment, you will be accountable for delivering great, consistent food while maintaining a strong focus on variable cost control. Furthermore, you will be responsible for hiring, training and developing your team to ensure their ability matches your expectations.  
The culinary offering will have a focus on local produce and sustainability. 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 premium high-volume establishment
  • An open communication style with the ability to inspire those working around you
  • A positive and solutions-focused approach with the desire to build great teams
  • Exemplary management skills and the ability to work autonomously 
  • The aptitude to build a team that is focused on process and product
  • Insight to review operational performance and the know-how to make improvements where necessary
  • Strong financial acumen relevant to labour and cost control
  • A highly structured and organised approach, managing multiple tasks simultaneously
This role is offering a strong remuneration package comprised of a generous salary of up to $140,000 plus super, pending experience.
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