Head Chef

Head Chef

The Hungry Monkey | kiama, NSW, AU

Posted 6 days ago

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The Hungry Monkey is a young, vibrant, and growing company that aims to provide consistent dining experiences day in and day out and bring together our local communities.
We are looking for an experienced and passionate Head Chef to take ownership of the kitchen and all BOH operations at our Kiama store. The Head Chef is key to establishing and delivering a high standard and consistent quality of all menu items and kitchen operations.
This Role Offers the Opportunity to:
  • Develop and lead a strong and passionate team of chefs, executing a high-quality, innovative menu.
  • Working closely with the Kitchen Manager & Directors to develop seasonal updates to the menu and refine techniques, recipes, and execution.
  • Join a company that promotes healthy work-life balance and positive management qualities.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Developing and leading a strong kitchen team to consistently deliver high-quality food.
  • Leading the team to execute a modern and innovative lunch and dinner menu including, functions and catering menus.
  • Manage the cost of goods and wage targets.
  • Rostering and shift management.
  • Stock management includes ordering, rotation and wastage control.
  • Identifying industry trends and delivering seasonal menu updates and refinements.

Benefits and Perks:
  • Generous salary package for the right candidate with room to grow within the company as it continues to open new venues on the South Coast of NSW.
  • Freedom to grow, learn and progress in an ever-growing company.
  • Be a part of an awesome family culture.
  • Flexible rostering (later starts and early finishes).
  • Annual leave, sick leave.
  • Discounts across the brand.
  • Ability to build relationships with growers, farmers, producers, and suppliers to better your knowledge and build your career.
  • Sponsorship is available for the right applicant.
  • Immediate accommodation is available for the right applicant.

If you're ready for the next step in your career, then get in touch!