HEAD CHEF

Illawarra Turf Club
Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast
Hospitality & Tourism
Chefs/Cooks
Full time
Posted 6d ago

The Illawarra Turf Club, which operates Kembla Grange Racecourse, is looking to add a Head Chef to the team.

Located in the Wollongong LCA, the Illawarra Turf Club hosts a series of both mid week and weekend thoroughbred race meetings, events and functions.

The role has some of the best conditions in the industry with no split shifts and minimal nights.

Who you are…

  • a self-driven chef with a passion for quality food and guest experience 
  • someone that wants to make their mark in a high volume, multiple outlet venue
  • an individual who’s confident and capable to lead a team
  • someone who leads by example

What we expect…

  • a certificate lll in commercial cookery
  • all applicable industry equivalent food handling certificates
  • relevant experience ie head chef or experienced sous chef
  • accountability for the efficient and financially viable operation of all kitchens and food outlets
  • the ability to develop and execute menus to a contemporary modern standard
  • a strong understanding of financial control including food costs, wastage, stocktake and stock rotation
  • recruit, train and manage kitchen staff

What you will get in return….

  • full time employment, following a 3 month trial period
  • a generous remuneration package
  • a monthly roster containing no split shifts and minimal nights
  • the support of the catering and events manager and executive team to ensure your success

To apply….

  • all applications must be submitted via SEEK using the apply now button
  • ensure you let us know how you meet the “who you are” and “what we expect” points in your application
  • applications close 10am Monday 23/05/2022

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