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Head Chef, National Hospitality Group, Established Brand

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Job Title: Head Chef, National Hospitality Group, Established Brand
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Victoria
Expertise: Culinary Recruitment
Reference: 704717
Job Published: 23 Mar 2021
Closing Date: 30 Jun 2022

Job Description

Client Profile

Our client has multiple iconic venues that sit atop the Melbourne dining scene. Their venues are focused on delivering high-quality food & beverage offerings in a modern and fun manner by creating unique and diverse venues for their discerning clientele.

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 all aspects of its operation, delivering a positive, inclusive and welcoming culture for colleagues and customers alike.

As the Head Chef of this establishment, you will be accountable for delivering great, consistent food while maintaining a strong focus on variable cost controls. Furthermore, you will be responsible for hiring, training and developing your team to ensure their ability to succeed.

The culinary offering will have a focus on fresh quality ingredients used in a creative manner on the Eurocentric menu. As the leader of the culinary program, you will work closely with the Venue 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 high-volume establishment
  • A positive and solutions-focused approach with the desire to build a great team and develop career progression
  • The aptitude to build a creative team that is focused on process and product
  • An open communication style with the ability to inspire those working around you
  • Exemplary management skills and the ability to work autonomously
  • Insight to review operational performance and make improvements
  • Strong financial acumen relevant to labour and cost control
  • A highly structured and organised approach, managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Full unrestricted working rights in Australia

This role is offering a strong remuneration package depending on the applicant’s experience.

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