Head Chef

Job reference: HNPHC0918
Location: Perth
Salary: Circa $80K plus benefits
Description: Busy restaurant, 30 minutes from Perth CBD now recruiting for a Head Chef with Italian Cuisine Experience.
Closing date: Accepting Applications

Head Chef with experience in Italian cuisine needed for this popular restaurant located 30 minutes from Perth CBD.  Open 7 days a week from lunch through to dinner, they offer diners delicious homestyle pastas, wood fired pizzas along with other Italian favourites from the a la carte menu.  Weekends are the busiest, so you must know how to handle large volumes of people quickly whilst maintaining quality.

Sound like this could be for you!  Awesome – please read on:

We are looking for applicants who:

  • Have experience working as a Head Chef in a very busy restaurant.  You will have knowledge and experience working with Italian Cuisine including pizza and patisserie.  If you don’t have Italian Cuisine experience, then this role is not for you.
  • Enjoy leading and mentoring a team of 12 which includes terrific senior and junior chefs plus kitchen hands.   You can recruit, mentor, reprimand, educate and handle wages!
  • Are flexible in their attitude and work hours.  This role does include weekend and shift work and whilst this is hospitality, average work week hours are 45.  Days off are during the week.
  • Can work quickly and efficiency, multi-tasking between sections and controlling the pass
  • Has a passion for food, an eye for detail and know how to maintain high standards of cleanliness and proper food handling standards.
  • You know how to control stock, you have experience ordering at a high volume and you can foster and nurture relationships with supplies
  • Are good communicators, are pro-active and have an innovative approach.  You can have a good relationship with the Front of House team and your team, so that diners are wowed!
  • Work well under pressure, are reliable, punctual and organised.
  • Want to work in a beautiful seaside spot, 30 minutes from Perth CBD

A very Competitive salary plus benefits is available to the right person.

Only those applicants that have the depth of experience, passion and drive for what they do and those who meet the above criteria will be considered for this role.

Permanent Australian residency is required to work in this position.

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