39d ago

Pizza Chef, Pavilion Cafe - Feathers Hotel

Matthews Hospitality

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Join our vibrant team in the Pavilion Cafe at The Feathers and be part of the next chapter of Matthews Hospitality Group!

We are a family business that has owned and operated hotels across South Australia for almost 80 years, hospitality is in our DNA. 

  • Enjoy a fun, respectful, and professional team that will feel like family
  • Secure opportunities for career development, learning, and upskilling 
  • Become empowered as part of a progressive business that is looking toward the future
  • Be recognised and appreciated for your hard work and integrity

Our core philosophy is making others feel good, feels great!

The Role 

The Feathers has an exciting opportunity for a Pizza Chef who can hand roll Pizza and embrace the Mediterranean influences of the cafe! The primary role is to manage the pizza section with a positive and team-orientated attitude, and ensure the food offered on-site is delivered to an exceptional standard.

The ideal candidate will have experience and a real drive for creating fresh seasonal food, show flair and embrace creativity. We are searching for someone who is passionate and has the flexibility to work over 7 days and public holidays as required. 

Duties and Experience

  • Work experience as a Pizza Chef or similar role 
  • Hands-on experience with preparing and baking pizza doughs
  • Familiarity with professional kitchen equipment and brick or stone ovens
  • Understanding of food hygiene
  • Good time-management skills
  • Deliver to our client's high expectation of a premium experience
  • Maintain an overall knowledge and passion for food
  • Observation of and implementation of allergy awareness controls
  • Adhering to all relevant health and safety and food safety standards
  • Ability to manage, coordinate, and lead the kitchen through service periods and functions
  • Oversee Pizza section operations reporting to the Head Chef
  • Monitor costs with special regard to portion control, waste minimization, and stock control
  • Be an integral part of our passionate team who is dedicated to creating memorable experiences
  • Maintaining a premium and consistent approach to all levels of food and service delivery.

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including ongoing training and development; recognition, and company discounts.

About You

If you are a 'can-do' person, who thrives on new challenges; likes working in a team within a diverse environment, and consistently delivers to the highest quality, then you'll fit right in and we'd love to have you on our team!

  • Trade qualified (highly preferred) 
  • Previous experience as a Pizza Chef (minimum two years)
  • Team player, able to work autonomously, and the ability to work under pressure while maintaining a positive outlook and professional manner
  • Prior experience in a high paced & high-quality kitchen
  • Modern, contemporary, and innovative culinary skills
  • Strong knowledge of performance management principles and techniques
  • Be motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
  • Solid knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, technique, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people (suppliers, customers, employees, and management)
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in a calm and methodical manner

How to apply with us... 

Have your resume ready and complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button, we look forward to hearing from you! 

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Job details
Date posted
4 Jul 2022
Hospo, Tourism & Food Services
$50k ~ $60k
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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