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Head Chef OR Contract Caterer

Iluka Bowls Club

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Located on the NSW North Coast, Iluka is a beautiful fishing village on the mouth of the mighty Clarence River. Surrounded by World Heritage National Parks and boasting superb beaches, this is a popular tourist destination all year round due to the mild winters.

Iluka Bowls Club is the social hub for the Iluka Community and visitors alike. The Club has a reputation for its good-quality Bowling Greens and regular Bowls events and its well-known Master Wok Restaurant. There is a fantastic outdoor area with BBQ and the option to cater for your own function. The Club has 1600  Members, 10 staff, 45 gaming machines and owns 2 additional homes. 

Due to the fantastic climate, Iluka attracts year-round visitors - not just for summer and peak-holiday periods but also over winter, when many southern-retirees head north for the warmer weather. As such the Club has strong visitation numbers across the year as well as good local support from the community. Iluka is a great place to raise a family and offers a great lifestyle! 

The Club is looking for energetic and experienced people to grow the business either as a Head Chef, leading the catering operations OR a Contract Caterer, taking on the catering operations. 

The Club has a busy Bistro for up to 200 and Functions for up to 200. The Bistro is currently open 6 days per week for lunch and dinner, but this negotiable to expand to 7 days. There is a fully equipped kitchen which can be adjusted to suit the style of catering / cuisine you can bring, ideally the Club is seeking a Modern Australian-style menu.

Head Chef 

As Head Chef, you will oversee all catering operations at the Club, and work closely with the CEO. You will have major input into staff rostering, menu selection, ordering, food hygiene requirements, catering procedures and ensuring the quality and profitability of the catering area. The role will also look at modernising cuisine and product delivery keeping in mind quality control; competitive pricing; service delivery and customer perception. 

This is an excellent opportunity for an up and coming Head Chef to come in and make their mark in the industry or a more established Chef to build upon their reputation. 

This exciting challenge is aimed at taking the catering operations to the next level and will afford the successful applicant a fantastic opportunity to grow and develop themselves and the role whilst driving this success. The Club is looking to be innovative and have a point of difference.

To be considered for this role:

Essential:

  • Proven Management experience in a food service situation including responsibility for staff management and development
  • Hands on chef experience and a leader by example
  • Experience in food promotions and functions
  • Good communication skills - both oral and written including report writing
  • Ability to effectively train, instruct, organise and motivate staff
  • Ability to effectively purchase, store and prepare food within budgetary constraints
  • The ability to think outside the box and be willing to try something different and take a calculated risk.
  • Effective time management skills

Contract Caterer

As Contract Caterers you will be responsible for all the catering operations of the Club. The board sees this position as a partnership and is seeking a contractor to work with so as both the Club and the caterer are successful. The successful caterer will be responsible for all catering operations at the Club, providing Bistro service and functions. You will work with Management and the Board to drive the catering operations and develop the business.

To be considered for this Contract you will:

  • Have a proven track record of providing similar catering services in a fast-paced environment and across multiple sites
  • Be able to provide value for money, quality meals
  • Have a strong customer service focus
  • Be able to work collaboratively with the Management & Board to drive the catering business
  • Be able to provide well trained and motivated catering staff

Expressions of Interest should include:

  • Resume/business outline
  • Sample menus
  • Referees
  • Overview of what you would do at Iluka Bowls Club to succeed

The Club is open to Expressions of Interest from both types of applicants.  WOW US and tell us what you can offer us in either role!

Good Award salary with added performance bonuses. A contract can also be negotiated to run your own business.

Send your Expressions of Interest directly to the Club for consideration by clicking the APPLY NOW button below.

Iluka Bowls Club are recruiting for this role independently.  Please contact the Club for any further enquiries.

By submitting your application via the APPLY NOW button below, you will be forwarding your information directly to ILUKA BOWLS CLUB LTD for them to process.

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Please Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. We thank you for your understanding with this decision

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