Chef Retail & Functions | Casual | Melbourne Zoo

Compass Group

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 28/08/2019

Job Category:

Food, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism / Chef

Job description:

The focus of Compass Group is delivering the finest cuisines at some of the most iconic venues in the world. Our portfolio of catering and support services takes you to some of the most prestigious venues and events, to schools and workplaces to offshore and remote locations.

As you can see, a career at Compass Group can really take you places!

The Position

We are hiring talented Casual Chefs to join our amazing team at Melbourne Zoo. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast paced environment being able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure is second nature. This role will see you develop your career by working with a variety of different cuisines and produce as well as in different capacities - from A la carte to premium function catering. This is a casual role and flexible availability over a seven-day roster is required, including weekends.

Key Duties

  • A la carte and function catering
  • Efficient cooking and food preparation
  • General Kitchen duties
  • Deliver high quality function and café food
  • Work unsupervised in the kitchen if required
  • Comply with the company's policy and procedures
  • Contribute new and creative ideas to the function menu

The Person

  • Chef's Trade Qualifications with at least 2 years+ experience in a similar role
  • Produce incredibly delicious culinary offerings for functions/events
  • Prepare and present mouth-watering and innovative dishes
  • Champion allergy awareness
  • Influencing food costs via portion control, waste minimisation and stock control.
  • Uphold the fantastic customer focus at all times, responding to feedback positively and proactively

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development; recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; and company discounts.