Chef Manager - Oakleigh East

Oakleigh East
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About the role 
Estia Health Oakleigh East are looking for a talented Chef Manager to join our team. The successful applicant will work Monday to Friday, leading and inspiring our kitchen team in providing delicious cuisine for up to 100 different residents each day.

At Estia Health, our team takes great pride in providing our residents with a great experience whilst in our care. You will be responsible for all operational aspects of the commercial kitchen in delivering outstanding dining experiences to our residents, providing our residents with healthy, nutritious and delicious meals that meet their individual needs and preferences. 
About you 
You’ll bring to the role your passionate and caring nature and you will have:

  • Experience working in the Aged Care industry as a Head Chef
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Experience in Greek cuisine is highly desirable 
  • 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 Oakleigh East home on (03) 9544 8167 or by emailing
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