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Head Chef – Up to $95K+S+KPI, Modern Indian Cuisine, Great Owners, Growth Potential

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  • Head chef to work with traditional flavours with a modern twist, creative menu input
  • Great location, close to public transport, potential for 4-day week
  • Young and switched-on owners who are passionate about the industry

The Venue

This restaurant has everything: great location, modern fit-out, fantastic owners and a brand new kitchen fit out that every chef would love!

The passionate owners are all about supporting their staff, training and nurturing talent, giving you the best opportunity to grow and forge a lasting career with plenty of growth potential.

The Role

This is a great role for a current Head Chef seeking development or an established Sous Chef looking for that next step.  It will reward the right person with a highly organized and professional owners, in an environment that encourages knowledge, creativity and a can-do attitude.

You’ll be managing and motivating a small team while maintaining the high quality of service expected by guests.  You’ll be expected to work closely with the team and run services, as this is a very hands-on role. Staff training, admin, specials and menu design are also important parts of the role.

The Required Experience

Previous experience working in busy and good quality Indian venue is essential.  Ideally, you’ll be someone who always remains calm in any situation and is a natural motivator.

You’ll have at least 1-2 years of experience at a management level. This will suit a Chef who is career hungry and focused, someone who can display excellent ‘natural’ leadership skills.

Some of the systems and procedures are already set up; however, the company wants someone with experience and maturity to come in. Someone who can establish more systems, develop recipes and menus while making sure all staff are properly trained.

The ideal candidate is:

  • Creative and in touch with food trends
  • Strong understanding of traditional and regional Indian flavours and techniques.
  • Someone who thinks outside of the square when it comes to implementing new systems in the kitchen and making sure all the chefs maintain it.
  • A chef who is always on the ball and a forward thinker. Always 2 steps ahead of what is going to happen next. A problem solver!
  • Highly organized and can maintain high consistency in service and prep.
  • Can create a calm and collaborative energy with their staff and not get frustrated in stressful situations.

On Offer

A salary of up to $95K+S+KPI bonus structure to be set up. Looking at 42-45hrs per week and option for a 4-day working week.


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