Executive Chef - (Full Time) - Mudgeeraba

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At Estia Health, we’re proud that each of our aged care homes uniquely represent the residents who choose us, the community that surrounds us and the people we work with. Join Estia Health and support our residents with continuing to live the life they love. We will support, nurture and develop your career in the growing aged care industry.

About the role 
Estia Health Mudgeeraba are looking for an Executive Chef Manager to join our team on a Full Time basis. The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday, leading the kitchen team in their daily duties.

At Estia Health, our team takes great pride in providing our residents with a great experience whilst in our care. Leading and inspiring our kitchen team, the Chef Manager is responsible for all operational aspects of the commercial kitchen in delivering outstanding dining experiences to our residents. This role also involves:

  • Managing food safety in accordance with the Food Safety Program
  • Ordering and inventory control for the kitchen
  • Resident dietary management
  • Supporting the broader hospitality team to deliver services, including through coaching, training and upskilling as required

About you 
You’ll bring to the role your passionate and caring nature and you will have:

  • Experience working in the Aged Care industry (highly regarded)
  • A robust understanding of Class One Health Care Commercial Kitchen requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering three meals a day, plus morning and afternoon teas for large groups (or other large scale catering)
  • The ability and experience to lead and develop a kitchen team 
  • Ability to prepare and present a variety of cuisines and pastries/cakes
  • A customer service focus and can-do attitude
  • Appropriate Chef and food safety supervisor qualifications
  • Experience in menu preparation and planning
  • Ability to manage textured and modified diets according to dietitian and clinical requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team
  • The right to work in Australia

What we will do for you 
At Estia Health, we love to see our team members grow with us. We encourage you to develop your skill and capability and have a range of structured clinical and professional development programs to help you grow your career.

In addition, all Estia Health employees have exclusive access to our online rewards portal which offers savings on over 2000 major retailers, as well as restaurants, travel and entertainment offers.

Join us!
If this sounds like the role for you or you would like to know more, please call our Mudgeeraba home on (07) 5565 0900 or by emailing Mudgeeraba@estiahealth.com.au.

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