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Chef Supervisor

Chef Supervisor

  • 640191
  • Liverpool, NSW, Australia, 2170
  • Full Time

Defencelife has the privilege of serving millions of meals to our Defence personnel. Whether it is out in the field or in dining halls, we provide everything from snacks to buffet style meals to first class dining experiences for functions. The support we provide is vital in ensuring our personnel thrive during their service. We deliver high quality food coupled with a fantastic customer service experience.

Full time opportunity for a Chef Supervisor to join our team at Holsworthy Barracks, Liverpool NSW. You will be a Hospitality professional and will take great pride in providing an awesome customer experience and creating amazing food. 

This position will see you oversee a small team, catering to our clients within the defence sector. On an average day you will be responsible for catering and functions for our defence personnel and you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the kitchen. You must have solid catering experience, including bulk meal production, varied function experience and outstanding customer service. 

Key duties  

  • Ensure efficient operation of the kitchen; 

  • Completing stock control, ordering, hygiene, menu planning, safety awareness & staff control duties 

  • Organising your daily work load achieve high quality output in volume 

  • Implementing and observing relevant safety & hygiene practices 

  • Organising and planning functions 

  • Ensuring outstanding customer service is provided to clients 

 The person:  

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery    

  • Previous experience in a similar role 

  • Experience building and maintaining customer relationships 

  • Solid knowledge of quality management systems 

  • Strong awareness of Hygiene & Food Safety Standards 

  • Proven ability to lead a team 

  • Reliable transport as there are no public transport options 

The benefits: 

We place great importance in looking after our people and offer excellent career opportunities including opportunities anywhere in Australia (or the world) where we operate, corporate health plan discounts, a range of discounts and special offers with our preferred benefit providers, learning and development opportunities, service awards and reward and recognition programs including our annual Star Awards. 

 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 applies now. 

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


Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.


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