Overview

  • Get creative – mixing cultures and cuisines!
  • One of Sydney’s finest cafe offerings with restaurant quality
  • Great salary and No Nights

Bustling, light and airy are the perfect words to describe this old world meets new world neighbourhood gem. It is everything you want in a cafe and then some.

Dishing up fresh, delicious treats 7 days a week, this place pumps (especially on the weekends) and has consistently brought in the crowds year round, establishing itself as a firm local favourite in this leafy, affluent and refined northern beaches suburb.

With renovations firmly and excitingly locked in for early next year, we are on the hunt for a highly talented head chef who can handle the hordes and bring to the table a fresh, contemporary and trailblazing take on the offering.

The team is warm and close knit, and the owners, enthusiastic and supportive. This is a workplace that will soon feel like an extension of your family. Open breakfast and lunch, seating is about 65 and this will turn up a few times on a busy day, looking at about 500 pax on weekends.

The Role

As head chef, you are expected to be the brains behind the kitchen, be hands on, to maximize the day-to-day operations and to strategize the business alongside the owners.

What You Will Need

  • Strong food knowledge and a genuine passion for the industry
  • Excellent cooking skills and overall technical expertise
  • Have worked at senior sous or head chef level in a highly reputable cafe
  • A proven ability to rally a team around you, with clear communication skills and a contemporary management style
  • Be cool as a cucumber in a busy close knit kitchen environment
  • Be down with cooking eggs… the menu is fun but eggs will always be a staple!
  • Have had exposures to the business side of running a kitchen, with an understanding of how to manage financials
  • The ability to lead from the front, in a “hands-on” manner and belief in teamwork, people, people’s development and training
  • Full working rights for Australia

The Benefits/Rewards

On offer is a great salary above industry award and a work environment which will make you wish you’d started sooner. Be a part of history with an exciting renovation on the horizon and your chance to make a mark on this hugely successful venue.