The Beach House is a beautiful cafe dining experience on the Geelong waterfront and Common Ground Project is a four acre farm and restaurant in Freshwater Creek.
We are looking for a Head Chef to inspire our guests with delicious food consistently and understands how to drive the business forward by making right decisions.
About the role : We are looking for a Head Chef who is inspiring, who leads by example and is able to build a strong team that are committed to making really delicious food for our guests.
A few key aspects of the role : Create beautiful, delicious and seasonal foodHold the team to high standards from presentation of the kitchen, to the presentation of the food, we are looking for a Head Chef who will expect excellence and set the team up to succeed with very clear expectationsTrain and continually develop a strong kitchen teamOversee the daily operation of the kitchen and constantly finding ways to improveBuild strong and professional relationshipsDelivering food costs and kitchen wages on target About you : You are fun, engaging and You know how to challenge a team in a positive way.
You are a chef that inspires loyalty in a team.
We are also looking for : Effective communication skillsA minimum of three years previous experience a Head Chef in a high volume kitchenPreviously created and implemented menus with cost figures measuring GP and COGSPrevious track record of achieving labour, COGS and profitability targets.
Previous experience with Cooking The Books stock control platform preferred but not necessary History of creating strong kitchen teamsAn understanding of what excellence looks like in a kitchen environmentOur environment is important to you.
You are strategic in how we can implement good kitchen practices that help the planetExperience in function and canape menus Experience in Michelin Star / or Hatted restaurants preferred