Creative Head Chef - Premium Caterer

Job Title: Creative Head Chef - Premium Caterer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $90-110K+ (negotiable)
Reference: 751640
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Job Published: August 15, 2018 15:45

Job Description

One of Sydney’s leading event catering companies is now offering the highly desired position as Head Chef. In this leadership position you will be responsible for creating innovative food concepts and bespoke menus for many VIP client events and inspire standards of excellence amongst your team.
The role:
  • Reporting to the owner and GM, you will be responsible for creating innovative food concepts and bespoke menus for many high-profile VIP and corporate events
  • In collaboration with the Production Head Chef, play a lead role in managing the kitchen and developing junior chefs
  • Work with suppliers and your kitchen manager to source high-quality fresh produce daily
  • Lead and supervise teams of chefs onsite at many iconic venues and event locations
  • Work as part of a high-performing, close-knit team and contribute to a positive workplace culture
Candidate profile:
  • High-end (fine dining) restaurant or catering experience as a Head Chef or Senior Sous
  • Proven capability and reputation for creating high-quality, innovative food concepts
  • Competent with menu costing and minimising wastage
  • A positive and respectful leadership style with the capacity to train and mentor junior chefs
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • A strong personal desire to succeed and always strive for excellence
  • A reliable and dependable team player who leads by example and contributes to overall team performance
  • Stable employment history and career progression – job hoppers need not apply
Salary & benefits:
  • $90K-$110K neg. plus super
  • Innovate and create bespoke menus for many high-profile events
  • Work mostly Monday to Friday, weekends paid as day in lieu
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THE MONDAY GROUP are defining a new generation of executive recruitment, HR & talent engagement solutions for the events, hospitality & leisure industries.

With consultants 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 & business consulting services which assist our clients engage their employees and retain top talent.

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