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

Function Chef

  • 599826
  • Parkville
  • Chef
  • Full Time

Restaurant Associates has an enviable track record, working with some of the most prestigious venues and corporations in the world. From grand gala events to intimate gatherings, we provide bespoke food solutions and exceptional dining experiences.

We are looking for a highly motivated and creative Function Chef who wants to showcase their appetite for producing exceptional fresh seasonal food and demonstrate their flair and passion at the Melbourne Zoo in Parkville.

  • Iconic location – Melbourne Zoo
  • Rediscover the joys of life outside of work and get the life balance you deserve!
  • Join the biggest employers of Chefs worldwide!

The Melbourne Zoo is a premium location and produces the finest quality of food – your skills will be put to the test, your creative limits challenged, and your passion will be able to shine.

The primary role is to be hands on and ensure the food offered at the site is delivered to an exceptional standard.

A bit about you

  • Above all else, you are a true foodie with a passion for all things seasonal
  • Experience with high-end functions and fine dining a la carte
  • Up to date with food trend and cooking techniques
  • High-volume cooking experience
  • A champion for a safety-first kitchen

Full availability over 7 days including during the day, during the evening and weekends is required

A day in the life

  • Produce incredibly delicious culinary offerings in line with current food trends
  • Weddings, birthdays, corporate events and everything in-between!
  • Championing the significance and accurate implementation of allergy awareness controls
  • Influencing food costs via portion control, waste minimisation and stock control.
  • Pursuing and fulfilling great ideas and seeking opportunities for improvement

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; recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; site-based benefits; and company discounts.

Compass Group is a world leader in catering and support services, employing over 600,000 people across 45 countries. Rated number one in our industry on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 2020, Compass Group serves 5.5 billion meals each year to our 55,000 clients worldwide.

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.

We can’t wait to meet you! Apply Now!

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