HEAD CHEF, SKILLOGALEE WINERY, CLARE,S.A.


HEAD CHEF,SKILLOGALEE WINERY, CLARE,S.A.

$60K-$70K  to start during 3 month probation period and then salary negotiable, plus a bonus wine allowance.

Temporary accommodation to start.

Skillogalee is a busy country restaurant in the Clare Valley and forms part of a highly regarded winery, restaurant and accommodation business.
Seating around 30 inside in two rooms and a further 65 outside on the verandah and under the old olive tree, overlooking a cottage garden and the vines, the restaurant is open for lunches 7 days a week.
The emphasis is on interesting dishes from around the world using the best ingredients, local if possible, well-presented and professionally served, but in a relatively informal atmosphere.

Due to a resignation, a vacancy exists for a Head Chef to take responsibility for planning and supervising the kitchen operations and contributing to them with the objective of improving operating ratios (revenue/wage costs, revenue/food costs), gross profit and high levels of customer service.

Key tasks will include the following:-

Review all kitchen procedures / productivity, recommend improvements and oversee implementation of agreed procedures eg ordering, cleaning, rostering, kitchen service standards and procedures, food hygiene, OH&S.

Contribute substantially to menu design and planning. Ensure that all dishes are fully costed and make recommendations on menu pricing.

Take a lead role in team-building amongst the restaurant staff and contribute positively to staff morale and motivation;

Fulfill a number of shifts in the kitchen as the head, hands-on chef. Participate as an integral member of the kitchen team and contribute appropriately to prep, service and clean-up.

The successful applicant will have trade qualifications as a Chef, and an appropriate level of experience in all aspects of restaurant kitchen management.

Ideally they need someone who is looking to make the tree change to a beautiful, vibrant country town, in a famous wine region.
Clare has an excellent range of country shopping, good schools and outstanding family facilities and sporting clubs.
Clare is ideally located as it is 1½ to 2 hour’s easy drive to Adelaide.

For more information on this property please visit https://www.skillogalee.com.au/

To apply, please send your current resume with 3 check-able referees,and a detailed cover letter describing why you are the best fit for this establishment to adrian@cheffingaround.com.au or please call Adrian on 0401 641 918 or 08 7221 2716 for more information.

Good luck!