Executive Chef (Northern Beaches)

Job Title: Executive Chef (Northern Beaches)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Competitive package and bonus
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 2592176
Contact Name: Doug Kelsall
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 21, 2017 14:00

Job Description

Our client, one of the most iconic venues on the Northern Beaches, serving an exciting menu, requires a creative & talented Executive Chef. This highly regarded venue is part of one of Sydney's most exciting and growing hospitality groups. They’re well known and respected for their high standards of food and service. 
The role:

  • Reporting to the Group Executive Chef, you will lead and manage the venue’s BOH team
  • Work in a busy and fast paced environment where fresh produce paired with complimentary beverage offerings and attentive service is very much the focus
  • Lead the team to deliver unique dining experiences 
  • Work alongside Group Executive Chef
  • Manage a talented and well formed team of chefs to produce high-end culinary offering
  • Control of stock and food quality, including sourcing/purchasing and supplier management
  • Budget control (P&L) - ensuring that food costs and wages are to budget
  • Lead by example as a hands-on chef who can create and serve food worthy of this venue
Required skills & attributes: 

  • A charismatic, energetic approach to work
  • Someone who takes full accountability and 'ownership' of their role and kitchen
  • Previous experience in a fast paced, high volume kitchen leadership role within a similar venue, must have head/exec chef experience
  • Menu development expertise, including design and costings
  • Your positive and respectful style will set the benchmark for a dynamic team who you will be tasked with training and developing
Salary & benefits: 

  • Attractive salary package including a performance bonus on offer
  • Work for a hospitality group led by a talented and reputable Group Executive Chef
  • Opportunity to progress within a reputable multi-property hospitality group

About us:

At BENCHMARQUE, our motivation is to inspire and enable others to consider hospitality or events as a career, where we encourage and nurture professional and personal growth to lead members of today's workforce in becoming the leaders of tomorrow.

Our team represents a collective of passionate and knowledgeable industry professionals, who are committed to aligning the right people with the right business. Over the last 10 years we have partnered with small independent operators to emerging hospitality groups and publicly listed companies to expand our workforce of professionals working across award-winning restaurants, 5 star hotels and leading event venues. 
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