Executive Chef - Events

Job Title: Executive Chef - Events
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Up to $150K pkg.
Reference: 548745
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Job Published: April 06, 2018 11:30

Job Description

Our client is currently offering a rare pre-opening opportunity for an accomplished Executive Chef with the proven ability to run the entire kitchen operations for a large, multifaceted events and conference facility.

Currently undergoing construction, this new multi-purpose conference and events facility will comprise numerous event spaces as part of a wider hospitality and recreational development in Brisbane.
The role:  
  • Reporting to the General Manager you will lead and supervise a team of approx. 15 full time chefs. - up to 40+ chefs on roster including casuals during peak periods
  • Create seasonal menus which showcase local and sustainable produce in a sophisticated yet simple way
  • Pre-opening recruitment and training, SOP’s, kitchen setup, purchasing etc.
  • Manage Chief Steward and team
  • Work with event sales and operations teams to create and deliver innovative menu concepts for special events, festivals, market food stalls etc.
  • Financial management and cost controls
  • Ensure food safety and OH&S in the kitchen
  • Lead, coach and mentor

Candidate profile:
  • Prior experience as Executive Chef for a large, multifaceted events and conference facility with a reputation for quality
  • Comfortable with all variety of events, conferences, gala dinners for 1000 pax etc.
  • Strong logistical and operational management skills
  • Energetic, positive and respectful leadership style
  • You will have a personal desire to succeed and genuine desire to be the best
Salary & benefits:
  • Up to $135K + super + KPI bonus
  • Build your profile working for Brisbane’s hottest new event location
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THE MONDAY GROUP are defining a new generation of people-centric recruitment, HR & talent engagement solutions for the events, hospitality & leisure industries.
With locations in Sydney and Melbourne, we are a team of modern recruiters who value relationships and possess deep industry networks, globally.
Harnessing savvy talent sourcing techniques, we place mid to senior level professionals into a broad range of career and leadership positions.
Beyond recruitment, we provide businesses with a range of bespoke HR & talent engagement solutions which enable our clients to attract, engage and retain top talent.

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