Head Chef Jobs in Melbourne Pubs & Bars

Head Chef Jobs in Melbourne Pubs & Bars

Scout Jobs | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 16 days ago

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What are we looking for?

  • A career professional with experience in staff management
  • A leader that can train and motivate a kitchen team
  • Foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers
  • Genuine commitment to a successful career in hospitality 
  • A friendly, enthusiastic, and positive can-do attitude 
  • Maintaining and exceeding overall minimum standards 
  • Thrives under pressure 
  • A team player
  • Creative flair and excellent presentation skills

  • What will you bring to the table? 

  • Proven expertise as Head Chef
  • Proficiency in menu costing and ability to control and minimize wastage
  • Constructing menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings
  • Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes
  • Strong understanding of rostering and costing 
  • Implement and manage stock control, ordering, and checking of deliveries 
  • Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS) 
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop, support, and mentor the team
  • Ability to produce high quality meals in a fast-paced environment 
  • Strong compliance focus
  • A commitment to achieving outstanding sales results
  • Ability to engage with the local community
  • So, why choose us? 

  • We offer competitive salaries with KPI bonuses paid quarterly
  • Enjoy staff discounts anytime at any of our venues across the country. 
  • We are a dynamic company with a relaxed culture
  • With 180+ venues Australia & New Zealand wide, and many more on the horizon, career opportunities are endless
  • We welcome and encourage innovative thinkers and always reward hard work and success
  • Unlimited support with our ever-growing central support team: Marketing, People & Culture: Recruitment & Training, IT and Point of Sale, all filled internally.
  • In addition, you'll also find a stimulating and gratifying working environment where we value our employees careers and support their learning and development.
  • We value the diversity of our employees experiences, talents, and cultures. Our talent strategy includes embracing diversity and fostering inclusion. Our capacity to unlock potential and improve our success depends on our ability to build a diverse, inclusive workforce.

    About Australian Venue Co:

    Australian Venue Co. is a Melbourne-based hospitality group that operates more than 180 venues across Australia. AVC is a food & beverage-led hospitality group that prides itself on taking a venue-first approach to tailor every pub, bar and event space to its local community. We offer an innovative and inclusive
    workplace culture and opportunities for training & development, and career progression, to all of our team members. AVC operates 30 pubs, bars and venues in Melbourne including The Duke of Wellington, Imperial Hotel, The Smith in Prahran, Harlow in Richmond & Provincial in Fitzroy.