Head Chef

Job Title: Head Chef
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $90-100K
Reference: 768927
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Job Published: October 02, 2018 17:15

Job Description

Part of a leading hospitality group, our client’s venue offers a casual and laidback waterfront location in Brisbane open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This large format bar and bistro is also very popular for relaxed corporate events and social functions.
Our client is now looking for a collaborative Head Chef to instil a positive workplace culture and lift the venue’s food offering to the next level.
The role:
In collaboration with the Group Executive Chef and your Sous Chefs, you will be responsible for maintaining high quality food menus appropriate for breakfast, bar, bistro, groups and events. You will also require the ability to lead and motivate a kitchen team of approximately 25+ staff. Key performance areas include;
  • Team leadership – take care of your people, lead and motivate them in a positive fashion so they will want to work hard
  • Menu design & costing
  • Food ordering & stock control
  • HACCP systems management
  • Recruitment and performance management
  • Managing food and labour costs to set targets
  • Ensuring consistent quality of all food items
  • Maximise opportunities to increase revenue
Candidate profile:
  • Previously held a leadership role in a busy, high-volume restaurant or gastropub environment
  • Provide a fresh and innovative approach to menu design
  • A positive and respectful leadership style
  • Willing to collaborate with your team to achieve results
  • Well-developed palate and exposure to high quality modern Australian cuisine
  • You will have a personal desire to succeed and genuine passion for what you do
  • Ability to work across a 7-day operation
  • Strong business acumen and ability to manage food and labour costs
Salary & benefits:
  • $90-100K plus super
  • Companywide discounts and benefits
  • Career opportunity with a successful hospitality group
  • Strong back office support – HR, finance, marketing etc.
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