Head Chef | Sky High Mount Dandenong

Posted 08 June 2021
LocationMount Dandenong
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBack of House

Job description

About us:

SkyHigh Mt Dandenong has won the Family Dining Restaurant category at the Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering Awards for Excellence and was voted peoples choice on 2 occasions.

With views galore, a magnificent English garden, secret garden, fountains and wild life; our work environment is envied by all around us.

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Head Chef to run our busy kitchens.

About the opportunity:

SkyHigh operations training will be given but an excellent customer service and ability to move fast is expected. SkyHigh also runs a maze cafe and beer garden serving wood fired pizzas. As an employee of SkyHigh you will also be required to manage all locations.

You will be responsible for:

  • Producing high quality food

  • All Health and Safety requirements of the kitchen

  • Stocktakes, ordering and stock rotation

  • Ensuring busy services are controlled with cleanliness, speed and efficiency

  • Delivering outstanding dining experiences through consistent and prompt service

  • Taking charge of menu changes and specials, using your creativity to produce exciting plates

  • Minimising wastage and ensuring cost control for maximum business profitability

  • Rosters

  • Staff management

You will also:

  • Have an impeccable work ethic and a positive attitude

  • Be able to work autonomously

  • Work closely with the front of house team

  • Have a good knowledge of industry trends

  • Be exceptionally well organised and have acute attention to detail

  • Have a positive, can-do attitude and be a team player

  • Be a creative thinker, quick learner and problem solver

  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

We prefer you live within 40 minutes drive of Mount Dandenong and have your own transport so you are able to maintain a good work / life balance.

In return, we offer:

  • Enjoy a great salary and no split shifts

  • Work with an awesome team with a great work culture in a fast-paced environment

  • Have plenty of job security in an established business

SkyHigh Mount Dandenong is a unique venue, offering a rare opportunity to lead our kitchen team. We have 2 cafes, bar & beer garden, busy restaurant & function room.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please start the application process by hitting APPLY.  

You will then be directed to complete an online assessment evaluation through our chosen technology partner “Shortlyster”.  Your application will only be considered, once this online process is complete. 

The Shortlyster technology helps us to intelligently shortlist candidates who fit our role on a technical level as well as a cultural, organisational, job and personality fit. It allows us to standardise candidate evaluations with a scorecard based on science and powerful data. Therefore, eliminating the need to make decisions based on ‘gut feel’ as it removes all decision bias.