Plant-Based Executive Chef ACT
Ovolo Group
Acton, ACT, AU
16h ago
source : Expr3ss! Pty Ltd

What you'll get...

  • To work under the award-winning Global Brand with inspiring and creative team
  • Well, there's the chance to shine in a brilliant team environment in the coolest new hotel brand in Australia, Hong Kong and now Indonesia bring your personality and sense of fun to work and the most amazing team to work with.
  • Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you
  • Receive Hotel benefits in rooms and our fabulous F&B outlets
  • Stay Fit and Fabulous; be involved in our Wellbeing Programmes
  • Develop relationships and make a difference to other people’s lives through our Community Programme
  • Autonomous role with oodles of creative license & chance to showcase your entrepreneurial talent
  • Are you ready for a change? Do you have a passion for outstanding food service and strong leadership abilities?

    The Gig

    We are looking for a passionate Chef to lead our new Asian Plant-based / Vegetarian restaurant opening in Canberra While our candidate does not have to be 100% plant-based themselves, a passion for this growing demand and market will be important.

    Our company is searching for an experienced and hard-working Executive Chef to lead our culinary team to service excellence.

    Our goal is to create and maintain a sustainable menu which would delight the senses of our guests while keeping health in mind, and to also create a menu which supports healthy living and sustainability for the community and the planet.

    The Dets...

  • The Executive Chef you will be responsible for recipe testing and menu creation.
  • Being a new restaurant concept, the Chef will be responsible for setting up the kitchen and all back of the house operations.
  • Selecting, hiring and training the culinary staff will also be expected of the Executive Chef. Leading by example and maintaining an open line of communication will assist the Executive Chef in setting high standards for the culinary personnel.
  • An immaculate and well-organized kitchen, as well as a positive and professional atmosphere, must be maintained at all times.
  • The Executive Chef will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all company policies and procedures as well as state health and safety regulations.
  • The Executive Chef will also take responsibility for scheduling the kitchen staff as well as maintaining labor goals for the back of the house.
  • Product ordering and food inventory will also be a function of the Executive Chef.
  • The Executive Chef will work closely with the General Manager to enhance knowledge of P&L and budgeting.
  • Sounds like you? What we need when you apply...

  • Minimum of 5-7 years current experience as an Executive Chef, Chef, or work within culinary space.
  • Passion for vegan plant-based& Produce Led food culture
  • Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred
  • Food Safety Handler Certifications required
  • High volume background in a full service or upscale casual restaurant
  • Prior Vegan / Vegetarian Executive Chef experience preferred
  • Possess a passion for culinary excellence with incredible skill to create exciting new dishes
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays in addition to normal business hours, as needed
  • Outstanding work ethic and drive to succeed
  • Must be highly innovative, curious and have a passion to create
  • Must be hands-on with hiring, training, and managing hourly employees
  • Ability to maintain high levels of food quality, consistency, and hygiene
  • Executive Chef candidates must be proficient with financials (P&L’s, inventory, food / labor cost, etc.)
  • Experience with opening restaurants a huge plus.
  • Please apply with a detailed resume and references.

    Hit the apply button, this position will not last and if you are successful, be ready for the next stages of your professional journey to blast off.

    Super exciting and an opportunity that cannot be missed!

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