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Head Chef | CBD Office Location - Sydney

Head Chef | CBD Office Location - Sydney

  • 635920
  • Sydney CBD, NSW, Australia
  • Full Time

Compass Group is the global market leader in providing food and a range of support services to customers in the workplace, schools and colleges, hospitals, at leisure and in remote environments. We operate in over 50 countries, employ over 508,000 people, and are a recognised top 10 employer worldwide.

Eurest is your complete workplace food and catering partner. We can take care of everything from your tea room to the boardroom, as well as creating customised workplace eateries you can call your own. We’re also very experienced at looking after the food and beverage needs of corporate offices, distribution centres and manufacturing facilities. 

We currently have an opportunity for a Head Chef in Sydney's CBD. This role is based at one of Australia's leading tech companies with a fun and innovative environments where you can use your creativity and menu experimenting! The role will focus on serving 300-400 customers breakfast and lunch daily as well as pop-up and special events. You will showcase your talents in a centralised production kitchen with state-of-the-art facilities, managing a strong culinary brigade and working in a supportive environment with a well-oiled team.

This role works on a Monday to Friday day time roster with the potential of 1 evening per month - Welcome to your new work life balance!! 

Key Duties 

  • Responsible for menu writing and costing 
  • Plan, supervise, monitor and evaluate the food production and menu-based catering 
  • Events Catering for 200+ people
  • Responsible for stock control, budgets, rostering, staff mentoring, training & liaising with the client
  • Assist and oversee the preparation, cooking and presentation of all our culinary offerings
  • Actively maintain a complete awareness and desire for nutrition and healthy eating
  • Ensuring accurate implementation of allergy awareness controls
  • Maintain efficient operations across multi services and liaising with client and other key stakeholders
  • Maintaining a high standard of food hygiene, safety and cleanliness 

The Person 

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
  • Passionate about food, innovation and plant forward cuisine
  • Experience in leading, mentoring and developing teams 
  • Passionate about healthy and nutritious eating 
  • Experience in the creation of Chinese cuisine 
  • Have a genuine passion for using sustainable practices and local produce 
  • A high level of commercial acumen
  • Experience in HACCP, food safety and infection control 
  • Previous experience in a a large production kitchen
  • Proficiency in applications of Microsoft 365

The Benefits

Our people are awesome. They breathe life into our brands. They make great things happen. We believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent and offer many diverse opportunities. We offer discounts and benefits at hundreds of retail outlets and have 100+ salary packaging options available. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, men and women of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation and People with Disability to apply. Join a company whose core values are RespectGrowthTeamwork

If you are up for a chat to explore these opportunities, please apply now!


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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