Head Chef - SoCal Neutral Bay Sydney

Applejack Hospitality

SoCal - Southern Californian share style street food packed with Latin American spices alongside low and slow smoked meats

SoCal Sydney is the third Applejack venue in the companies portfolio and draws inspiration from the Southern California and Mexico surf culture. The food and drinks are a reflection of what is commonly found along HWY 101 and is all about fresh & modern Southern Californian share style street food packed with Latin American spices alongside low and slow smoked meats, house-made sauces and fresh indulgent sides.

Due to internal movements within the Applejack company, the position of Head Chef has become available and we are now looking for a creative chef who has an appreciation for SoCals menu and style, that can support an established chef team through leadership and culinary ideas.

Core Duties
Kitchen Operations - Overseeing the day to day operations of the kitchen including adherence to internal and external policies and procedures.
People - recruitment, performance management and succession planning for the kitchen.
Financial - proactively managing and tweaking daily and weekly expenses, wages, and GP to ensure the budget is met.
Menu Development – Menu design and refresh in line with the brand concept, company timeframes, and guidelines.
Compliance - Interpret and analyze kitchen reports, audits and documentation to mitigate risks and problems and ensure compliance obligations are being met.

Core Behaviours
  • Be open and honest.
  • Help individuals learn to grow and take ownership.
  • Recognise and celebrate good work.
  • Lead by example
  • Never avoid the real conversation
On offer is a great salary with flexible working hours. If you drive, on-street parking is in abundance, or there are buses every 5min to Nutrual bay from Wynard Station that drops you to the door. You'll also be joining a growing company who can develop your career and support your ambitions of higher positions.

Apply today! I look forward to hearing from you.