Plant, Produce, Food, Vegetable, Sprout

Head Chef

Head Chef

  • 636108
  • Wollongong, NSW, Australia, 2500
  • Full Time

We currently have an opportunity for a Head Chef in Moss Vale. This role is based at one of our prestigious boarding schools providing daily food offerings across our Retail and Boarding areas through to Functions and Events, no two days will ever be the same! 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 offers no late nights with shared weekend/family friendly rosters - Welcome to your new work life balance!! 

Key Duties 

  • Plan, supervise, monitor and evaluate the food production and menu-based catering 
  • 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 

  • An unwavering love of food and the art of cooking 
  • Experience in leading, mentoring and developing teams 
  • Passionate about healthy and nutritious eating 
  • 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!

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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