Person, Cup, Coffee Cup, Pottery

National Offshore & Remote Executive Chef

  • 612163
  • Perth
  • Chef
  • Chef Manager
  • Full Time

ESS provides a home away from home for people working in remote mining villages and offshore on oil rigs. We provide the hospitality solutions to ensure all guests are getting the comforts of home even in isolated locations.

Reporting directly in to our National Culinary Manager, you will be accountable for the design, development and execution of the food philosophy for the sector, including remote mine sites and offshore oil rigs. In addition to this, your passion will drive you to develop culinary talent and capability, continuously seeking out innovation to incorporate on-trend food solutions.

The Position

  • Develop and implement consistent food standards, operating concepts, and programs for the Offshore & Remote sector.
  • Update and refresh existing Compass Group culinary concepts to improve quality, cost, safety, resident/patient experience or choice.
  • Drive innovation in new product and menu development by partnering with our procurement team to source quality and value ingredients to improve our overall offerings.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improvement in performance against budge without compromising food quality, presentation or the overall dining experience.
  • Support the business development team in the creation of food programs and culinary staffing structures for new bids and retention.
  • Coach the culinary teams to ensure the delivery of best value quality services, effective forward planning, meeting of objectives, management of priorities and the appropriate delegation of responsibilities.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in spotting and developing culinary talent.
  • Model and drive a culture of open communication at all levels to create an environment where employees to site level are engaged in business objectives and activities.
  • Maintain knowledge of current industry standards, “best practice”, trends and fashions in F&B including an understanding of initiatives adopted by our competitors.

The Person

As well as being passionate about healthcare and aged care, you will also possess the following attributes;

  • Certificate III Commercial Cookery or equivalent
  • Relevant experience, skills and knowledge from the Offshore & Remote sector
  • Proven examples of menu design incorporating special diet preparation and broad dietary requirements
  • Experience in operational management, people leadership & motivation, budgeting, service delivery
  • Broad understanding of the legislation, regulations and requirements, and issues affecting aged care and hospitals
  • Ability to lead geographically diverse catering teams.
  • Ability to prioritise work schedules and model the ability to balance competing demands.
  • Flexible approach and attitude
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Passionate about delivering world class customer service
  • Excellent work ethic with great communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a professional manner

The Benefits

Compass Group is an organisation that's proud of its great people. We believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent and offer many diverse opportunities for career advancement. Recognised as an employer of choice we also have an attractive benefits program including a competitive salary and incentive scheme, recognition programs including service and safety awards, paid parental leave, team event days, site-based benefits and company discounts

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