Person, Plant, Produce, Food, Vegetable, Lunch, Meal, Bean

Chef Supervisor

  • 605901
  • Wagga Wagga
  • Chef
  • Other
  • Full Time

ESS Defence has the privilege of serving millions of meals to our Defence personnel. Whether it’s 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 Blamey Barracks Kapooka. 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;
  • Work alongside your team cooking in 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
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Ability to work unsupervised

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 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.

Closing date: Aug 16, 2021
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