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Head Chef – Premium Restaurant Group, European Style, Up to $145K+S

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  • Head chef to have a major influence over a new business & lots of creativity with the role
  • Excellent remuneration
  • Part of a growing and well-established premium hospitality group

This is one of Brisbane’s most remarkable restaurants, beautiful in design, bold in scale and all within one of the cities iconic buildings.

This venue, which puts a contemporary twist on a European classic style brasserie, manages to be both timeless and fun.

The Operators

This is all part of a well-established local hospitality group that’s been leading the Brisbane scene for a number of years, currently with 5 other venues.

They are very much about quality and stability, timeless venues that are all about creating a unique experience. The owners love hospitality and are involved in decision-making while also allowing their staff the freedom to express their artistic skills and have an influence on the business.

The Role

  • Ensure weekly and monthly labour and food costs are to budget
  • Provide full menu execution support with standard recipes, preparation procedures, cost and service procedures, across all levels
  • Review all food cost-related matters and advise on possible areas where improved costs or improved quality is achievable
  • Ensure the right people for the venue are selected, recruited and measurably trained
  • Monitor and document staff performance, carrying out regular informal and formal reviews

What You Will Need

  • Hands on with strong food knowledge, European essential
  • Experience in a high volume premium environment, preferably an opening
  • Excellent cooking skills and overall technical expertise
  • Having flexibility and dedication, combined with the ability to thrive under pressure and achieve results
  • The ability to lead from the front, in a ‘hands on’ manner and belief in teamwork, people, people’s development and training
  • Having excellent communication skills thus enabling him/her to efficiently co-ordinate and delegate effectively
  • Having a modern man-management style
  • Proven experience following and managing WHS, Food Safety and HACCP policies and procedures in order to comply with current and future legislation
  • Ability to motivate a diverse range of people and build rapport
  • Strong communication an interpersonal skills and a passion for quality customer service

The Rewards

A salary range of $120 – 145K+S, depending on level of experience and skill set.

They are looking for someone who is at the top of their profession and can bring a level of expertise to the business, as well as the expertise to organise and deliver a high profile opening.

Great potential to expand with this group, as they intend to consolidate with all of their venues in the upcoming years.


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