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Head Chef

12 days ago: Colonial First State

Job Description

  • Head Chef at a leading Brisbane day/boarding School for boys located in East Brisbane.
  • Opportunity to use your creativity, flare and passion for food
  • Full time position

Chartwell’s philosophy centres on providing tailored, boutique and unique hospitality solutions to the education market.  We are passionate about challenging the traditions of these environments by delivering innovative and quality hospitality solutions that reflect the high-street expectations and idiosyncrasies of our market

The Position

An opportunity exists for a professional Head Chef to bring their skills, flair and culinary creation to one of our most valued sites.  The position requires leadership of a team desiring to push boundaries with culinary creativity in the presentation of high end dining and function experiences.

The School provides a multi-faceted role for the right person to utilize their extensive skill set and enthusiasm and to position this site and the team as a national leader in the industry.   You will enjoy working across a café, a childcare centre, daily prep of boarding meals, extensive and varied events and fine dining.

As we are intent on fostering future generations of professional Chefs the role is also about leading and developing the team and imparting flair, professionalism and creativity upon them.

The successful candidate must hold a Valid Working with Children's Check.

Key Duties

  • Assist and oversee the preparation, cooking and presentation of culinary offerings that are innovative and nutritious.
  • Train, develop and inspire the team each and every day, pushing them to develop skills that set them apart from others in their field.
  • Adherence and compliance in ensuring accurate implementation of allergy awareness controls.
  • Overseeing food costs with regard to portion control, waste minimisation and stock control.
  • Uphold and promote a high level and professional customer focus at all times, responding to feedback positively and proactively.
  • Pursuing and fulfilling new and innovative opportunities for on-going improvement.

The candidate

  • Chef's Trade Qualifications.
  • Previous experience in managing a large team with multi-outlet history would be highly desirable.
  • Accepts the challenge of breaking new ground and pioneering and managing change.
  • Possesses drive, has initiative, is innovative and desires to be creative and passionate about the role with the ability to maintain a professional and respectful demeanor at all times.
  • Full understanding of OHS, Hygiene & HACCP regulations and managing allergens is essential

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers, on-going training and development, recognition programs including service and safety awards, regular team event days, site based benefits and company discounts. 


Head Chef at a leading Brisbane day/boarding School for boys located in East Brisbane.Opportunity to use your creativity, flare and passion for foodFull time positionChartwell’s philosophy centres on providing tailored, boutique and unique hospitality solutions to the education market.  We are passionate about challenging the traditions of these environments by delivering innovative and quality hospitality solutions that reflect the high-street expectations and idiosyncrasies of our marketThe PositionAn opportunity exists for a professional Head Chef to bring their skills, flair and culinary creation to one of our most valued sites.  The position requires leadership of a team desiring to push boundaries with culinary...

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