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Job Title: Head Chef, Italian Fine Dining, Hatted Restaurant
Location: Queensland
Expertise: Culinary Recruitment
Reference: 759930
Job Published: 20 Jul 2021
Closing Date: 17 Aug 2021

Job Description

Client Profile  
Our client is one of the best in the market, with multiple restaurants considered amongst the best in the country. Their approach to staff development, training, processes and procedures is widely recognised and they are a true employer of choice.   
Their continued expansion has created an opportunity in one of their flagship venues situated in Australia’s leading dining precinct.  

With the recent build of this stunning restaurant, they have transformed an area in the heart of Brisbane into a world-class dining precinct. With a variety of food offerings from all day dining to a high-end Italian restaurant, this venue has quickly become one of Brisbane's most popular dining destinations.

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 senior chef within a Hatted and/or Michelin starred restaurants
  • Experience in Italian restaurants
  • 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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