Head Chef I Full Time I Makers Workshop I TAS
Our Chartwells Education division offers a passion for food to the education market. With a key focus on catering in University Colleges, Independent schools and providing retail, boarding and function catering solutions, the emphasis is on personalised flexible service and thinking differently to create a unique point of difference for our clients. Makersâ€™ Workshop is a superb cultural hub celebrating Tasmaniaâ€™s makers, innovators and artists - a â€œmust seeâ€ when visiting Burnie.
The Position: Our fully licensed cafe boasts exceptional coffee and an ever-evolving fresh and seasonal menu reflecting the wonderful local produce that the region has to offer. We are currently recruiting for talented Head Chef who understands the importance of utilising fresh local ingredients, taking full advantage of all that this spectacular region has to offer, as well as being up to date with current food trends and culinary techniques. A day in the life: Taking leadership of the Kitchen team Conducting training and development of junior chefs, creating a passionate and dynamic team Maintain an overall knowledge and passion for creating high end food and matching menus Monitor costs with special regard to portion control, waste minimisation and stock control Online ordering, so computer skills are a must Maintain a customer focus at all times, responding to feedback positively and proactively, implementing great ideas and seeking opportunities for improvement Ensure the safe production of a quality product without comprise to the food safety guidelines provided A bit about you: Chef's Trade Qualifications Experience as a Head Chef in a high-end CafÃ© or Restaurant A passionate foodie who is always seeking out the latest and best in food trends Experience Scheduling, Managing and Training kitchen staff You will have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines Excellent knowledge of all kitchen procedures and operations Current National Police Clearance or willingness to obtain one Full understanding of OHS, Hygiene & HACCP regulations The Benefits: We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development including apprenticeships & traineeships; a competitive salary, recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; site based benefits; and company discounts.