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  • 591030
  • North Sydney
  • Chef
  • Full Time

Chartwells provides bespoke fresh food solutions that are unique in the market across independent schools and universities. We are passionate about the role we play in supporting the physical and emotional wellbeing of students.

The Position

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Chef who has a particular interest or passion about healthy eating for infants & young children. Based at our client site in Lane Cove, you'll join our team looking after the onsite catering in the Early Learning Centre of a prestigious independent school for boys. The Early Learning Centre actually caters for both boys & girls and you'll be looking after approximately 80 children including babies as young as 6 weeks old up to aged 5.

Your daily duties:

  • Ensuring food preparation, cooking and presentation is to a high standard
  • Take ownership and actively contribute to the quality of food preparation and service
  • Establish and maintain a safe and secure workplace
  • Clean and maintain kitchen premises
  • Apply catering control principles

A bit about you:

  • Experience cooking within a commercial kitchen – childcare understanding and knowledge of early learning kitchens is a requirement
  • Good knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Can-do attitude
  • Current drivers' licence as there will be a requirement to drive site vehicles
  • Be truly passionate about nutrition & healthy eating for children
  • Proven allergen awareness/training is essential 

The successful candidate must hold or be willing to apply for a Working With Children Check 

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development; recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; and company discounts. Enjoy working with a great team who enjoy providing excellent service. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative ‘foodie’ who wants to be a part of a busy and energetic team.

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