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.
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
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