Based at Melbourne & Olympic Parks, one of Melbourne’s leading sports & entertainment venues, we are seeking a talented Sous Chef to join our dedicated kitchen brigade. You will be responsible for managing activities related to the production kitchens to achieve financial plan, profit margins and business growth, while building Delaware North brand and client reputation.
Experience & Capabilities: The successful candidates will have proven experience in managing a culinary operation in a similar high volume environment whilst consistently achieving high standards of operational compliance. The successful candidates must also play a leading role in the areas of menu planning & design, inventory control, managing food & labour costings, report writing, staff training and development and ensuring compliance with HACCP.
To be successful in the role you should have:
Demonstrated experience in high volume function work in similar environment
Sound knowledge of commercial cooking and experience working in an industrial kitchen
Extensive experience in menu planning & design
Proven ability in managing, developing and motivating a diverse a team of chefs, cooks and stewards
Solid knowledge of relevant federal and state legislation impacting upon the food, beverage and catering industry and workplace environments
A passion for food and creative flair
Friendly and flexible disposition that encourages client and customer feedback and that demonstrate a high level of professionalism at all times
Availability to work nights and weekends according to business demands
If you have the skills and experience we are looking for, please apply now for this exciting opportunity.
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, and specialty retail industries. Its portfolio includes high-profile venues ranging from sports stadiums, entertainment complexes, national parks, restaurants and airports. 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.