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  • Date Expired: 2024-06-16
  • Location: 262 Lygon St, Carlton VIC, Australia melbourne 3053
  • Salary: 70-80k
  • Min/Max salary: AUD 70000 80000 YEAR
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Chef
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

KAHAANI (TRUSTEE FOR SOODBHARDWAJ TRUST) is seeking an adept Chef to join their dynamic team. Renowned for their in-house restaurant, KAHAANI specializes in modern Australian pub cuisine with international flair. With a commitment to innovation, they continually strive to delight customers with creative culinary experiences.

The Role:

As a Chef at KAHAANI, you'll work in a vibrant team, showcasing your culinary creativity. This full-time position offers an annual salary between $70,000 and $80,000, plus superannuation.


  • Plan, direct, and oversee food preparation and cooking activities.
  • Design and present food with creative decorative displays.
  • Develop production schedules and determine staffing requirements.
  • Estimate and manage the costs of supplies, such as food and ingredients.
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Instruct cooks and other staff in food preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation.
  • Monitor sanitation practices to ensure adherence to regulations.
  • Order and requisition food and supplies for efficient operation.
  • Analyse recipes to assign prices, considering food, labour, and overhead costs.
  • Coordinate equipment purchases and repairs.
  • Negotiate prices and order supplies with sales representatives.
  • Prepare and cook food, both regularly and for special events.
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of cooks and kitchen staff.
  • Collaborate on menu and recipe development, considering seasonal ingredient availability and customer demand.
  • Ensure the quality of raw and cooked food products.
  • Verify the quantity and quality of received products.
  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment to staff.
  • Record production and operational data.


  • Relevant qualifications in cookery or hospitality (minimum Certificate IV in Cookery).
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Chef, with at least 2 years grilling over an open fire.
  • Expertise in modern Australian pub cuisine.
  • Experience in menu planning and new dish creation.
  • Passion for great food and presentation.
  • Commitment to food safety standards.
  • Strong background in kitchen operations and team management.
  • Experience in training kitchen staff.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Proficiency in goods ordering and menu costing.
  • Date Expired: 16.06.2024
  • Location: 262 Lygon St, Carlton VIC, Australia
  • Salary: 70-80k
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Chef
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

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