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Head Chef, Top 50 Restaurant

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Job Title: Head Chef, Top 50 Restaurant
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Queensland
Expertise: Culinary Recruitment
Reference: 1219725
Job Published: 28 May 2024
Closing Date: 09 Jul 2024

Job Description

Client Profile 

Our client is a highly experienced and prestigious hospitality group in Queensland. They are in the process of launching a new establishment to add to their existing portfolio, with a focus on cooking over fire.

The role offers great career development, with education in all areas of food production and exposure to new and exciting produce. Working closely with suppliers and only getting the best seasonal produce available. Our client is positively an employer of choice, completely redefining what it means to be a premium dining venue through rigorous training, streamlined processes, and continuous development.   

Job Description 
As Head Chef, you will be responsible for driving the kitchen operations and will lead the team in and out of service by motivating, leading, and developing the team as you execute this restaurant's menu; focusing on modern Australian food with an emphasis on cooking over fire, featuring premium meat, seafood and produce. 
This is a remarkable opportunity. The team strives to be the best in every aspect of its operation, providing a positive, inclusive, and welcoming culture for both colleagues and customers. 
Candidate Profile  
To be successful in this role you will have: 
  • Experience as a Head Chef within a high-volume establishment preferably serving premium restaurant dishes
  • A positive and solutions-focused approach with the desire to build a great team and develop career progression
  • An open communication style with the ability to inspire those working around you
  • Exemplary management skills and the ability to work autonomously
  • The aptitude to build a large creative team that is focused on process and product
  • 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

The successful candidate will be exposed to all facets of the business and will gain valuable experience working in a premium restaurant environment. 
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