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Sous chef


  • Date Expired: 2022-06-14
  • Location: Federation Square, Melbourne VIC, Australia melbourne 3004
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Chef
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

We are seeking two sous chef , for our restaurant in Federation square and with our catering team in Yarra ville.

  • Management and development of our team
  • Deliver training, coaching and mentoring
  • strategic planning

We are seeking two sous chef  for  our restaurant in Federation square and with our catering team at the Tuck shop in Yarra ville 

Being a part of Mabu Mabu is more than a Hospo job - it is the start of movement to bring Indigenous food and culture to every home in Australia!

  • Uplift native ingredients
  • Cater for exciting events around Melbourne
  • Work in a fast-growing and progressive company

We are the first hospitality venue in Melbourne to uplift Torres Strait Islander food and culture!


We have big plans to shake up the hospitality industry - making native ingredients the staple of Australian cuisine and creating a fun and inclusive space for people to be their true self.


In the last 12 months, owner and CEO of Mabu Mabu, Nornie Bero - Meriam Mir woman and Chef - has been on Masterchef, presented on multiple TV shows, released her new book and has many more projects on the go! We just finished a stint serving up our dishes at the Australian Open and continue to cater for some of Melbournes biggest events including RISING, Melbourne Knowledge Week, Flow Festival and more.

 We are looking for full time sous chef

Chef responsibilities include studying recipes, setting up menus and preparing high-quality dishes. You should be able to delegate tasks to kitchen staff to ensure meals are prepared in a timely manner. Also, you should be familiar with sanitation regulations. If you have experience with advanced cooking techniques and non-traditional ingredients, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you’ll prepare and deliver a complete menu that delights our guests.



  • Set up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, like knives, pans and kitchen scales
  • Study each recipe and gather all necessary ingredients
  • Cook food in a timely manner
  • Delegate tasks to kitchen staff
  • Inform wait staff about daily specials
  • Ensure appealing plate presentation
  • Supervise Cooks and assist as needed
  • Slightly modify recipes to meet customers’ needs and requests (e.g. reduce salt, remove dairy)
  • Monitor food stock and place orders
  • Check freshness of food and discard out-of-date items
  • Experiment with recipes and suggest new ingredients
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area


  • Proven work experience as a Chef
  • Hands-on experience with various kitchen equipment (e.g. grillers and pasta makers)
  • Advanced knowledge of culinary, baking and pastry techniques
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks
  • Excellent time management abilities
  • Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes
  • Familiarity with sanitation regulations
  • Culinary school diploma preferred




- Learn more about native ingredients

- Flexible work/life balance

- Opportunity to gain more work at Big Esso or in our warehouse


If you are interested in this role please apply through Scout or send me an email at with your COVER LETTER and RESUME. If you don't fulfill all requirements for the role but are excited about what we do and learn fast, I would still love to hear from you.


We are extremely proud of our diverse team and encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

  • Date Expired: 14.06.2022
  • Location: Federation Square, Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Chef
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

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