This is an exciting time to be part of a professional culinary team at Sovereign Hill.
The role of Head Chef:
We are seeking a Head Chef to oversee all kitchens and the award winning bakery operations at Victorians number one tourist attraction Sovereign Hill.
Sovereign Hill is one of Victoria's best known and award winning tourist attractions in Victoria. The venue provides a range of dining options during the day and in the evening is transformed into a function and events venue. We’re also proud to present amazing events at the beautiful Narmbool Functions Centre.
This role will be responsible for menu planning & design, inventory control, managing COGS & labour costing’s, profit & loss reporting, staff training, staff rostering and development and ensuring compliance with HACCP and Food Safety.
Experience & Capabilities:
We are looking for an innovative candidate who is passionate about bringing high-end hospitality and trends with a Sovereign Hill twist and make his/her mark in the food industry. Not afraid of new challenges and seeing the operation with fresh eyes, you will be willing to take ownership of the operation.
The successful candidate will have proven experience in managing a large operation whilst consistently achieving high standards of operations compliance and must:
• Possess the ability to produce fresh and high quality food offerings • Be able to manage, train and roster employees • Be able to manage internal and external customers • Have knowledge of relevant federal and state legislation that has impact upon the food, beverage and catering industry and workplace environments. • Have knowledge of financial and business imperatives
The successful candidate will be a qualified chef with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role, or been assisting in a similar operation as an Executive Sous Chef.
Delaware North is a global company with fantastic career progression opportunities. With a large network and huge potential for growth within your career, this could be your very chance to join a global leader in hospitality and food services.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and professional culinary team at Sovereign Hill. If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, please click on the APPLY button now.
Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately held hospitality companies in the world. Founded and owned by the Jacobs family for nearly 100 years, it is a global leader in hospitality and food service with operations in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurants and catering, parks, resorts, gaming and specialty retail industries. Its portfolio includes high-profile venues ranging from sports stadiums, entertainment complexes, national parks, restaurants, airports, and some of the top regional casinos in the country. The company also owns a selection of award-winning destination resorts, as well as a series of premium restaurants and catering services that are leaders in the industry. Delaware North has annual revenue exceeding $3 billion with 60,000 employee associates serving half a billion guests in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.