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Job Title: Head Chef, Premium Production Kitchen, High-Profile Restaurant Group
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Victoria
Expertise: Culinary Recruitment
Salary: $140,000 plus super
Reference: 627328
Job Published: 14 Oct 2020
Closing Date: 14 Oct 2021

Job Description

Client Profile

Our client sits atop the national dining scene, operating a stellar list of highly regarded venues. Their response to the pandemic has led to the creation of an entirely new arm of the business, focusing on the production of premium finish-at-home meals.
The popularity of their venues has driven significant volume that is expected to remain well into the future. The procurement of a production kitchen has solidified their plans for offering, creating a unique opportunity for a chef who wishes to remain at the top of the market, while enjoying non-traditional hospitality hours.

Job Description

As Head Chef you will drive a large team to deliver premium restaurant-quality food, with a focus on process, cost control and organisation. This is not a traditional Production Kitchen role, rather we are seeking a restaurant chef, with the ability and organisational skills to deliver exceptional skills in this environment.
An attractive aspect of the role is certainly the work-life balance given the predominant focus on day shifts. The role will suit a creative yet highly structured leader looking to thrive in an environment where service shifts are a thing of the past.

Candidate Profile

To be considered for this role you will have:

• Experience as a Head Chef in an established premium dining environment
• Exemplary time management and organisational skills
• Creativity relevant to menu development and process creation
• Exemplary management skills and the ability to work autonomously
• The ability to build, develop and lead a large team
• 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

This role is offering a strong remuneration package ranging beyond $130,000 plus super for the right candidate.

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