Plant, Produce, Food, Vegetable, Sprout

Head Chef

Head Chef

  • 636635
  • Gatton, QLD, Australia, 4343
  • Full Time
  • Flex your culinary muscles between VIP functions, Residential and Café-style menu creations
  • We offer great support, training and career development
  • A competitive salary with potential for sign-on/retention bonus

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 well-being of students. 

This is a dynamic and varied role for a passionate Head Chef, based in Gatton. From daily food offerings across our Retail and Residential areas through to Functions and Events, no two days will ever be the same! In this role you will showcase your talents in a centralised production kitchen with state-of-the-art facilities, managing a strong culinary brigade. This role could easily suit an experienced Senior Sous Chef looking for the next step in their career.

A day in the life:

Jump into our culinary team and you will see that life with Chartwells is all about passion, freshness and nutrition!

  • Contribute to menu ideas that explore fresh and locally inspired ingredients
  • Play a key role in creating daily and weekly specials
  • Keep a keen eye on stock control, wastage and labour
  • Be a champion for food safety

The Person 

  • An unwavering love of food and the art of cooking 
  • Experience in leading, mentoring and developing teams 
  • Experience in stock control, ordering, management of food costs, and budgeting 
  • Passionate about healthy and nutritious eating 
  • Have a genuine passion for using sustainable practices and local produce 

Why choose us?

Good question.

As one of the largest contract catering organisations worldwide, we know great talent when we see it and we grab into that with both hands. And once we have you, we will KEEP YOU. How?

  • Our people come first. We will offer you above award wages, a safe workplace and opportunities to develop your career
  • We are a diverse operation that values your contribution
  • We are an ecological and socially forward operation – committed to minimising food waste and single use plastic

We want to hear from you!

‘Respect. Growth. Teamwork’ is our belief.

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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