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Sous Chef, Maylands Hotel

Matthews Hospitality

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Love what you do and you will never work a day in your life! Become part of our fun and vibrant team at the Maylands Hotel!

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

The Maylands Hotel is part of Matthews Hospitality Group, a family business that has owned and operated hotels in South Australia for 80 years, hospitality is in our DNA. Build your career with us as we innovate, invest, and expand into the future of the industry!

  • Enjoy a respectful and professional team that will feel like family
  • Secure opportunities for career development, learning, and upskilling 
  • Become empowered as part of a progressive and supportive group
  • Be recognised and appreciated for your hard work and integrity

A little bit about us... 

Established in 1883, the Maylands Hotel is located in the stunning leafy backstreets of Adelaide's eastern suburbs. The hotel embodies old-world charm and authenticity with a modern twist. Our kitchen serves all-day dining with traditional pub classics and 'a little bit fancy' modern Australian dishes, complemented by an array of refreshing craft beers and local wines. 

Chilled vibes and good times for family and friends are guaranteed at this iconic and award-winning Adelaide establishment.

Winner of Best Bistro (Metro), AHA Awards 2021

A little bit about the role... 

The Maylands Hotel is looking for an experienced Sous Chef with a proven background in running a busy service. The successful candidate will support the Head Chef and Venue Manager in leading the kitchen team over a 7-day roster. 

If you can efficiently and effectively run each section of the kitchen with a particular skill for pans and grills, we would love to hear from you! 

  • This role is available as a casual from 30 to 38 hours per week or as a salary up to 45 hours per week. 
  • Must be available evenings and most weekends
  • 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.
  • Adhere to all relevant health and safety and food safety standards
  • Menu development for bistro dining, functions, and events
  • Taking responsibility for food production and versatility to lead teams across all operations where required
  • Tightly monitor costs with special regard to portion control, waste minimization, and stock control
  • Be an integral part of our passionate leadership team who is dedicated to creating memorable experiences
  • Responsibility for supporting existing apprentices and encouraging new ones
  • Maintaining a premium and consistent approach to all food and service delivery levels.

A little bit about you... 

If you thrive in a team environment, consistently deliver to the highest quality, are open to new challenges, and have a positive can-do attitude then we'd love to have you on our team!

The ideal candidate will have a real drive for creating fresh seasonal food, show flair, and embrace creativity.

  • Minimum five years of experience in a fast-paced kitchen serving Western-style cuisine (essential)
  • Previous experience as a Sous Chef (preferred)
  • Trade qualified Chef (essential)
  • Modern, contemporary, and innovative culinary skills 
  • Knowledge of food and catering trends 
  • Considers quality, technique, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation critical to success 
  • Delivers a high-quality product that not only meets but exceeds customer expectations
  • Adhere to work health and safety laws, food safety standards, and allergen requirements
  • Monitor costs across portion control, waste minimization, and stock management 
  • Ensure a premium and consistent approach to all levels of food and service delivery
  • Able to work autonomously as required 
  • 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 respectful manner
  • Be motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
  • High levels of experience in scheduling, managing, mentoring, and training staff

How to apply... 

If you meet the above criteria and you’re interested in contributing to an organisation that values the highest level of quality in everything it sets out to achieve, we want to hear from you!

Please have your resume ready and simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button. You will be asked a series of questions and required to fill in some important details about yourself, your work history, and your qualifications, this will take approximately 10 minutes. 

We look forward to hearing from you! 

The Maylands Team 

Maylands, South Australia 5069


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Job details
Date posted
17 Jun 2022
Hospo, Tourism & Food Services
$50k ~ $70k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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