Plant, Produce, Food, Vegetable, Sprout

Head Chef

Head Chef

  • 631504
  • Perth, WA, Australia
  • Full Time
  • Join a World Leader in Foods Service Support
  • Provide catering services and leadership in a prestigious boarding college environment 

This role will predominantly be a Monday to Friday roster offering daily food offerings across our retail and boarding areas through to functions and events. The successful candidate will have experience across a broad range of cuisines, ideally you will have experience working within a busy commercial catering environment and it is imperative that you have outstanding people skills - Welcome to your perfect work life balance !

Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to;

  • Lead, coach, shape and grow your team
  • Maintaining the focus on quality menu design, food preparation and service and innovation,
  • Maintain efficient operations across multi services
  • Responsible for stock control, budgets, rostering, & liaising with the client
  • Exposure to high volume purchasing/inventory and supplier negotiations.
  • Food safety management
  • Maintain up to date knowledge on allergies

The Person

  • A natural leader with a unique approach to education catering bringing flair, warmth and outstanding cuisine in a friendly upmarket setting
  • Qualifications in commercial cookery
  • Must be able to demonstrate a strong culinary background within a leadership role.
  • Experience in HACCP, food safety and infection control
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and mentor a team
  • Excellent time management, organisational and communication skills
  • Management or Business qualifications an advantage
  • Current WWCC (working with Children check) is a mandatory requirement of this role

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; a competitive salary, recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; site based benefits; and company discounts. 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 Respect, Growth, Teamwork.

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. 



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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