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QUALIFIED HEAD CHEF

The Willows

  • Date Expired: 7.2.2017
  • Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Chef
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

Premium venue is looking for a professional & passionate Head Chef to lead the kitchen & the businesses culinary vision. Excellent work conditions!

  • Premium Venue Space
  • Excellent Hours & Work Life Balance
  • Close To CBD & Transport

Established in 1972 The Willows enjoys an enviable reputation as one of Melbourne's most premium venue spaces. It boasts an impressive dining history and has endured the test of time. Specialising in weddings, conferencing, corporate events and social gatherings, The Willows is looking for a professional and passionate Head Chef to lead the kitchen and the businesses culinary vision.

The Job

Reporting to the Director, Operations you will be responsible for all aspects of the smooth running and effectiveness of your kitchen. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Staff supervision, training and development;
  • Roster preparation and adherence to labour cost targets;
  • Preparation of high quality food outcomes for all event styles;
  • Liaising with Event Team to ensure smooth running of all events;
  • Menu development, initiating new trends and food planning;
  • Ordering, stock take and purchasing costs;
  • Overall kitchen hygiene and maintenance of HACCP guidelines;

The Applicant

Ideally the applicant will have experience in a similar role. Whilst The Willows specialises in events, we are an a la carte environment and therefore will suit someone who enjoys producing high quality food. You will boast:

  • Previous senior chef experience;
  • Applicable qualifications and HACCP knowledge;
  • A la carte background ideal &/or
  • Previous event based exposure highly regarded;
  • Enjoy producing fresh and contemporary food;
  • Be punctual, committed and hard working;
  • The ability to work unsupervised and multitask;
  • Excellent communication skills and be a team player;
  • Have a strong but positive attitude and enjoy working in a small team;
  • Have basic computer skills.

The Opportunity

We are looking for career minded individuals, who are passionate and thrive in a busy environment. The position does require weekend and evening work and as such flexibility is important. Having said that, the hours are both respectable and offer excellent work life balance given industry standard. You will be properly rewarded for your input and provided with the opportunity to make a real difference in the kitchen. If this sounds exciting then hit the apply button now!!

To apply in confidence please send our CV to aaron@thewillows.com.au

  • Date Expired: 7.2.2017
  • Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Chef
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

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