Labour Support Group
Australia, Victoria, Prahran
3d ago

The Client

Based in Prahran, VIC, our client is a popular restaurant which specialises in modern Australia cuisine. They are always looking for new and creative ways to excite their customers in terms of food taste, quality and presentation.

They are currently looking for an experienced Chef to join their team.

The Role

You will have the opportunity to work in a truly dynamic team with the chance to display your creativity in the dishes that you create.

You will not only be able to hone your cooking skills and techniques, you will also have the freedom to express yourself in the dishes you create.

This is a full time for $58,500 per annum plus superannuation.

Duties will include :

  • Plan, direct, and supervise the food preparation and cooking activities
  • Determine how food should be presented, and create decorative food displays
  • Determine production schedules & staff requirements necessary to ensure delivery of services
  • Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards
  • Instruct cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing & presentation of food
  • Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations
  • Order or requisition food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation
  • Analyse recipes to assign prices to menu items, based on food, labour, and overhead costs
  • Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs
  • Meet with sales representatives in order to negotiate prices and order supplies
  • Prepared and cook food of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation
  • Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients and the likely number of customers
  • Check the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met
  • Check the quantity and quality of received products
  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment to staff
  • Record production and operational data on specified forms
  • Requirements

  • Relevant qualifications in cookery or hospitality and tourism
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Chef
  • Experience and knowledge in modern Australian cuisine is essential
  • Passion for great food and presentation
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, food safety
  • Experience in kitchen operations and in managing a team
  • Experience in training kitchen staff
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Goods ordering and menu costing
  • Stock control and wastage minimization
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