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Head Chef

Head Chef | Kew

Job no: 512273
Location: Melbourne
Work type: Full time
Categories: Chef, Chef Manager

* Opportunity to use your creativity, flair and passion for food
* Bring a true "high street" and boutique food focus to this prestigious education environment
* Full time position, Kew Location

Chartwell's philosophy centres around providing tailored, boutique and unique hospitality solutions to the education market. We are passionate about challenging the traditions of these environments by delivering innovative and quality hospitality solutions that reflect the high street expectations and idiosyncrasies of our market.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced and passionate full time Chef to join the team at our site based at the prestigious Methodist Ladies College in Kew.

As one of our highly regarded Head Chefs, you will be responsible for owning the development and implementation of the menu, influencing the brand's development and leading, inspiring and mentoring your own team of kitchen staff.

Your responsibilities will include the provision of exciting and modern menus across boarding, Caf and function services along with your experienced and professional staff.

* Sick of late nights/weekends?
* Looking for a better lifestyle?
* Improved work/life balance?

This is a unique opportunity to join a team with a real passion for fresh food and fresh ideas in newly refurbished and creative spaces.

A bit about you;

* Previous experience within a similar capacity at one of Melbourne's exciting and influential cafes, restaurants or hotels
* Strong emphasis on modern, wellbeing inspired menus with a focus on visual presentation
* Highly skilled chef, with the ability to switch from caf style fair to fine-dining and function standard food
* Ability to maintain a calm and respectful demeanour at all times; no matter the pressure!
* Inspirational leader, who is able determine standards, mentor junior staff and transform a kitchen into a well-oiled machine
* Be passionate about the school community and making a positive and meaningful contribution

A bit about us:

* At Chartwells you will be measured by the quality of your food, the management of food and labour costs as well as your contribution to the Chartwells team
* We provide comprehensive training and developmental support from our senior management team
* Our focus is on providing a mutually beneficial working environment where our employees can thrive alongside our Chartwells business
* This role will be predominantly Monday â?? Friday however, as a 7 day per week operation, you will be expected to ensure the continued level of service throughout the week

If this is sounding exciting, simply press "" to express your interest in working with us.

Advertised: 11 Oct 2016 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 11 Nov 2016 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Date Posted
Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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