Head Chef

Job No: MONA426
Location: Berriedale

The Restaurants at Mona operate under the leadership of Executive Chef, Vince Trim. The Head Chef will lead the operational management of a kitchen team while focusing on utilising the best of Tasmania’s produce to deliver an exceptional culinary experience. The successful candidate will lead the team collaboratively and have a creative focus and a positive attitude. The head chef needs to be a genuine leader with drive, motivation, and experience to assume full responsibility in this hands-on role.  Our team strives for excellence in product and guest experience, and we need someone to maintain and build on our success.

The gig:

  • Work with the Executive Chef to create and implement innovative new menus;
  • Responsibility for quality control, maintaining consistently high standards of product;
  • Facilitation and delivery of smooth & well managed service periods with the aim of delivering a memorable dining experience;
  • Management, guidance & mentorship of all kitchen staff across service & non-service periods;
  • Responsible for ordering and stock management, minimising food costs and wastage;
  • Ensure all WHS and hygiene standards are adhered to by all kitchen staff;
  • Management of valuable supplier relationships;
  • Responsibility for kitchen presentation and asset management;
  • Rostering of staff and timesheet management;
  • Weekends and public holidays are required.

The you:

  • Significant experience in a similar leadership role;
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Significant experience in driving, motivating, and developing teams;
  • A confident and creative cooking style with a strong emphasis on quality and presentation;
  • Passionate about quality produce and food hygiene;
  • Calm and professional personality, thriving under pressure;
  • A positive and enthusiastic personality that enjoys working collaboratively;
  • Strong organisational, planning, and time management skills.


If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. Apply now!

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