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Head Chef | Townsville

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Location: QLD FNQ
Work type: Full time
Categories: Chef, Customer Service, Functions/Events, Chef Manager

ESS delivers the best hospitality and catering services to many Government sites in Australia and around the world. Our leading edge catering systems mean that delivering a fantastic customer service experience is always our aim. We thrive on the challenge ….. and we get the job done safely!

We are currently recruiting for a Head Chef to join our team in Townsville. You will be a Hospitality superstar and will be a proven leader of back of house teams that provide a first class customer service experience.

The person:

You will have large scale catering experience, including bulk meal production and will find working with multiple dining rooms a breeze. It goes without saying that satisfying your clients and customers is of paramount importance to you. You will be supervising a small team, working a flexible roster with parking available on site.

 Other requirements of the Head Chef position includes:

  • Experience in stock control, ordering, hygiene, menu planning, safety awareness & staff control
  • Knowledge of quality management systems
  • Qualified Chef – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
  • Competent financial reporting and cost management skills
  • Ability to organise kitchen staff to achieve high quality output in volume
  • Implementing and observing relevant safety & hygiene practices
  • Function planning and management


If you have been gently nodding your head whilst reading about this role and thinking "I'm great at all that!" well we really want to hear from you!

If you are looking for a challenging role and want to join a team that shares your commitment to quality, safety, teamwork and "can-do safely". Click apply now.


As you will understand, Defence establishments need to be highly secure. This means that due to Defence security clearance requirements the successful applicant must be an Australian Citizen and will be subject to an Australian Federal Police check.

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