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Sous Chef | Full Time | MBS Carlton

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Location: Melbourne
Work type: Full time
Categories: Chef

  • Full Time Position  Sous Chef Position Available
  • Monday – Friday Great work - life balance
  • Work with the biggest employers of Chefs worldwide!

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.

The Position

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and creative Sous Chef to join our fantastic team based at MBS in Carlton. Reporting to our Head Chef, you will be responsible for the production of all culinary offerings for our residential students and function services.

You’ll be working Monday – Friday producing food for students from across Australia and around the world. We are looking for someone to showcase their passion for producing great food and demonstrate an understanding of the latest trends and healthy eating principles. 

A day in the life

  • Prepare and present innovative internationally inspired dishes to discerning boarding students.
  • Maintain an overall knowledge and passion for nutrition and healthy eating
  • Observation of and implementation of allergy awareness controls.
  • Monitor costs with special regard to portion control, waste minimisation and stock control.
  • Assist the head chef with quality menu writing and design
  • Maintain a customer focus at all times, responding to feedback positively and proactively, implementing great ideas and seeking opportunities for improvement.  
  • Ensure the safe production of a quality product without comprise to the food safety guidelines provided.
  • Planning and directing food prep, controlling food cost and quality control
  • You will assist with the training of the apprentice chefs
  • Taking leadership of the Kitchen team, in absence of the executive Chef

A bit about you

  • Chef's Trade Qualifications
  • Experience as a Sous Chef in a comparable environment as well as high volume experience
  • Bulk catering experience
  • You will require a good background knowledge of Asian & Western foods
  • Previous experience leading the Kitchen team, in absence of the executive Chef
  • Experience Scheduling, Managing and Training kitchen staff
  • You will have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of all kitchen procedures and operations
  • Full understanding of OHS, Hygiene & HACCP regulations

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development including apprenticeships & traineeships; a competitive salary, recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; site based benefits; and company discounts.

So, if you are a 'can-do' person, who thrives on new challenges; likes working in a team within a diverse environment; and consistently delivers to the highest quality, then you'll fit right in and we'd like to have you on our team.

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