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Kogan People Solutions are working with this busy client to secure a new Chef for an upscale Restaurant in Dandenong.

About our client

Our client operates a sophisticated venue that offering the finest Italian inspired cuisine and hospitality in comfortable contemporary surroundings. Their focus is on producing food that is fresh, local, seasonal and made in house with care and attention of the highest quality. This family run venue, owned by a family with 20 plus years in Hospitality, now seek a skilled proactive, and qualified full time Chef to lead the kitchen to greater success. They will welcome your professional attitude, and your ambitions to succeed in this competitive industry

About the role

This is a busy position in a substantial venue with an enviable reputation for quality meals every day. It is a full-time position and you may be required across the week. In addition to a fine dining restaurant, the venue also provides catering to an attached residential complex and an associated functions business. No day will be the same.


Dandenong, Vic


This is a full time, ongoing position


  • Oversee, supervise kitchen staff
  • Supervise the preparation of all meals
  • Manage kitchen consumables, stock takes, ordering, cost control and budgeting
  • In consultation with the Management team, develop, test, and introduce new menu items
  • Compliance with OH&S and Food Safety standards
  • Work alongside the management team

About you

  • You have a passion for the hospitality industry and are up to date on techniques and food trends.
  • You can demonstrate an uncompromising attitude towards flavour and presentation of the highest quality, whilst aligning and motivating a cohesive and hardworking team environment.
  • Are empathetic to those around you and work well under pressure.

To succeed in this role, you

  • Possess excellent relevant post-secondary qualifications, to at least Diploma level
  • Have at least 2 years professional experience since earning your qualifications
  • Are available across the working week including weekends and nights
  • Offer proven ability to prioritise, set goals and have the determination to achieve them
  • Possess a thorough understanding of food safety and HACCP
  • Understand cost control, time management, prioritization and cost-efficient procurement practices
  • Have substantial experience working in a similar role / environment
  • Enjoy being professionally presented and enjoy liaising with patrons
  • You are an excellent people manager able to get the most out of your team

Why join this great team?

This is an ideal opportunity for a Chef seeking their next worthy and valuable role. In addition to a salary in the range $50-$60,000 plus superannuation per annum, there are excellent conditions and first-rate facilities awaiting the successful applicant.


  • Please apply using the facilities on this site and please ensure you attach an updated resume
  • You must have unrestricted Australian working rights to be considered
  • Please note we will only be able to notify shortlisted applicants

KOGAN PEOPLE SOLUTIONS - Recruitment Excellence

December 24, 2019 15:10
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