Head Chef – Mornington Peninsula – $100k To $110k + Super

Job Type: Permanent
Specialism: Head Chef
Posted: 2 months ago

Job Overview

An exciting leadership role awaits at one of Victoria’s iconic food and wine destinations. Our client, an architectural landmark in a vibrant region blessed with exceptional fresh produce, is seeking an experienced, energetic, and creative Head Chef to lead the kitchen team.

Our client has played a vital role in establishing Mornington Peninsula’s reputation for world-class Wine. It is a regional icon, celebrated for its wine, restaurant, and boutique luxury accommodation. In recognition of its culinary excellence, the restaurant is an award-winning establishment.

There is a kitchen garden that will be harvested and kept up by the kitchen team, offering a true paddock to plate experience for guests.


  • Manage staff performance, food production, and menu development.
  • Supervise kitchen staff, maintain high morale, and conduct appraisals.
  • Create menus aligned with our vision and dietary requirements.
  • Present food creatively and upsell specials.
  • Handle staff scheduling, labor and food costs, and compliance with policies.
  • Ensure compliance with safety policies, conduct assessments, and provide training.
  • Maintain food safety procedures and oversee kitchen cleanliness.
  • Develop and follow a maintenance schedule for kitchen equipment.
  • Source suppliers, manage orders, and monitor stock.

If you’re a skilled and passionate Head Chef ready to make a difference in an iconic culinary setting, apply today.

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