One hatted restaurant, vibrant inner city location

  • Recognised industry leading hospitality brand
  • Attractive remuneration and employee benefits
  • As the Head Chef of The Balfour Kitchen , you will have an outstanding opportunity to define your cuisine style, create a unique restaurant experience and be recognised for your contribution to this highly awarded, hatted restaurant which is part of the Spicers group.

    The Balfour Kitchen is located at Spicers Balfour Hotel in the fashionable suburb of New Farm just minutes from the Brisbane city centre. The Balfour Kitchen delivers a unique Queensland dining experience on the open verandas of the hotel, and is a recent recipient of one Chef Hat in the 2017 Brisbane Times Good Food Guide.

    Reporting to the General Manager you will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the kitchen whilst delivering an 'industry best' dining experience for our inhouse and external guests. Ideally, you will have experience in the following areas:
    • Experience working hands on in a fine dining, 'hatted' restaurant
    • Experience in designing creative, innovative and award-winning menus
    • A solid knowledge of the current local market and trends
    • A proven track record of sourcing and producing the highest quality of food
    • A good level of financial acumen
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a small team environment
    • A commitment to leading, training and developing a team
    • An outgoing yet professional personality
    • A strong guest focus
    As the Head Chef, you will be leading a small, multi-skilled team and it is expected that you will lead by example to ensure the overall guest experience continues to exceed expectations. Your responsibility will be for the delivery of all food experiences for the property including: restaurant; bar; in-room dining; functions and events.

    As a team member of Spicers Retreats you will enjoy: a competitive remuneration package; very generous team discounts; the opportunity to participate in our team famil program; and be provided with ongoing development opportunities.

    This is your opportunity to take ownership of an award winning restaurant; deliver an outstanding cuisine experience, in an award winning environment with the support of a professional and established hotel brand.

    If you’re looking for more than ‘just a job’, apply now for a career you’ll love.

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