Head Chef

Job ID:21148
Title:Head Chef
Employment Type:Full time

Job Description

Head Chef


Must have standalone restaurant experience

We require a full-time head chef who genuinely cares and wants to join an amazing team to deliver memorable experiences for the guests. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and leadership potential, is a true team player, a chef who likes to be busy in a fast-paced environment.


Tasks and Responsibilities                                                

  • Direct and control the preparation, cooking, and presenting of dishes as per the restaurants standards.
  • Coordinate menu planning, developing and costing new dishes
  • Monitoring portion, waste control, and giving staff direction to maintain profit margins.
  • Prep lists, ordering, stocktakes
  • Monitoring and achieving COG and wage targets
  • Oversee training of kitchen staff
  • Weekly rostering, managing team requirements to meet wage costs
  • Counselling and discipline of staff
  • Overall responsibility for compliance with regulations
  • Organise repairs and replacements
  • Communication with the kitchen and restaurant team, and wider Hospitality Group management
  • Guest focused to nurture an excellent guest experience creating raving fans


Minimum of 10 year’s experience in restaurant kitchens is required.


We offer:

  • Starting rate $34 hour
  • Monthly performance incentive bonuses
  • Minimum of 30 hours per week, rostered shifts
  • Staff meal & drink after each shift
  • Discounts when dining and Wai venues
  • Professional development and opportunities for growth
  • A supportive and creative work environment with exceptional team spirit
  • Accommodation options



Our philosophy is 100% Hospitality. We care about our people, our guests, and our suppliers. Above all, we love what we do and we make people happy.

We are an Exceptional Team and We Need Like-Minded People to join us Now.


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