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

Head Chef

  • 605962
  • Kew
  • Chef
  • Full Time
  • Located in Glen Waverley
  • Monday to Friday roster, predominantly
  • Great opportunity for a Sous Chef looking for a career progression opportunity

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 wellbeing of students.

This is a dynamic and varied role for either an experienced and passionate Head Chef or an exceptional Sous Chef looking for a leadership opportunity. From daily food offerings across our Retail and Boarding 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 managing a culinary brigade. This role would be an excellent opportunity for an experienced Sous Chef looking to take the next step in their career as we offer an abundance of support and training opportunities.

Key Duties

  • Plan, supervise, monitor and evaluate the food production and menu-based catering
  • Successfully managing, mentoring and developing your culinary team including kitchen hands, cooks and chefs
  • Deliver to our client's high expectations of a premium experience
  • Controlling stock, preparing budgets, operating within strict budgetary constraints
  • Be accountable for food production of various areas, in accordance with timing requirements
  • Champion the significance and accurate implementation of allergy awareness controls
  • Maintaining a high standard of food hygiene, safety and cleanliness

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
  • Training and/or accreditation in OH&S and Food Hygiene

The Benefits:

We are a company that puts our people first, understanding that great things can be achieved when we all work together! We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development, a competitive salary, recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; site-based benefits; and company discounts.

We want to hear from you!

“Respect. Growth. Teamwork”

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