Sous Chef

Kinfolk Cafe

  • Date Listed: 2019-08-14
  • Location: 673 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC, Australia melbourne 3000
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Chef
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

Recruiting a passionate chef to support to work in our cafe & event operations. Our mission is to provide the best experience for our guests whilst upholding values of social inclusivity & sustainability. 100% of Kinfolk's profits go to charity & we work with volunteers from many and varied circumstances to deliver training & capacity building.

  • Work with local, quality suppliers to deliver an innovative seasonal menu
  • 3 to 4 days a week, Monday to Friday, CBD location.
  • Incentive of salary packaging increases after tax income.

Kinfolk is an established café & events space in the CBD, with a partner venue in Calrton North & events + catering operations delivered across metropolitan Melbourne. Our food focus is local & simple: eat well, for good.  We believe food is for sharing. Not just at the table, but in the kitchen. Uniquely, Kinfolk is a social enterprise & registered non-profit where Kinfolk chefs work alongside volunteers sharing their favourite dishes whilst teaching culinary skills, life skills & food philosophies.

We are seeking an experienced sous & larder chef to join our expanding kitchen team. 

The successful applicant will work alongside a team of three to five other professional chefs in our cafe operations, delivering a seasonal & sustainable menu within a business committed to delivering real & positive social outcomes. Uniquely, Kinfolk distributes our profits to two charity partners with demonstrated success in building social inclusivity - The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre & Cathy Freeman Foundation. 

Candidates for this position should have demonstrated larder & sous chef expeirnce, be open-minded, flexible & training focused with remarkable communication skills. You should thrive in an inclusive, social environment where people of mixed ability, multicultural backgrounds and social circumstances are encouraged to participate & work.


Applications close end of August so do not hesitate on making an introduction.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please submit an up to date resume & personalized cover letter, addressing your

  • food philosophies
  • demonstrated experience training & teaching
  • ideal workplace & future goals

Only those applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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  • Date Listed: 14.08.2019
  • Location: 673 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Chef
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

Kinfolk Cafe

Kinfolk Cafe is a warm, busy space. A sprawling bird mural by Datsun Tran takes up a whole wall, while ladder bookshelves are tucked away in the corner. Patrons sit by the window, elbows propped on the benches made of wood recycled from the old Prin...

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Kinfolk Cafe
673 Bourke Street, Melbourne

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