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Sous Chef

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Work type: Full time

Sous Chef
Full Time Salary
Topgolf Gold Coast

No matter the occasion or who you share it with, we believe every great time starts with play, is fueled by food and beverage, moved by music and made possible through community. Topgolf Gold Coast features dozens of high-tech, climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round comfort, a chef inspired menu for year-round deliciousness and hundreds of Associates eager to help create the moments that matter. With dozens of venues internationally, entertaining more than 13 million guests annually, Topgolf is truly everyone’s game.

Perks & Benefits
• Compassionate Wellbeing Team and access to our Employee Assistance Program with 24/7 support
• FREE or 50% off bay hire
• 50% off food and non-alcoholic beverages
• 20% off apparel and retail items
• Discounted bay hire for group events
• Unlimited FREE entry to all Village Roadshow Theme Parks, including Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet’n’Wild, Paradise Country and Sea World, as well as discounts on food, beverage, retail and animal experiences
• Earn FREE theme park passes for family and friends
• Receive discounts at over 65 major retailers through our Village Employee Benefits App
• Reward and recognition incentives and prizes
• Exclusive and unique team member events and awards
• Flexible scheduling
• Opportunity for professional development and internal training – we strive to grow our talent!

We believe in the unlimited Power of Play!
Let the good times roll! The Sous Chef assists the Executive Chef in providing our guests with best-in-class, off-the-chart, rockstar level meals by leading the Kitchen Team and supervising all venue culinary activities. It requires two important skill sets - culinary management and great leadership.

How You Will Do It
The Sous Chef, under the direction of the Executive Chef, supervises, trains, coaches, and drives engagement with their team to ensure the highest-quality culinary experience for our guests. They also manage the culinary operations - scheduling labour, managing inventory, ordering product, ensuring safety and sanitation, maintaining kitchen areas and maintaining vendor relationships.

The Sous Chef may be responsible for either day-to-day operations on the line or events execution.
• Supervise the team in providing best-in-class culinary experiences
• Coach and develop the team and drive Associate engagement
• Delegate tasks
• Demonstrate Topgolf’s Core Values: Fun, One Team, Excellence, Courage and Caring
• Monitor inventory and purchase product
• Maintain food and labour costs according to budget, with a full understanding of COGS
• Select and develop recipes to corporate approval
• Standardise production recipes and presentation to ensure consistent quality
• Plan and cost menus for special events, chef choice menus
• Ensure proper equipment operation and maintenance
• Coordinate the food safety and HACCP, ensuring standards are maintained
• Assist with creating action plans to respond to opportunities
• Ability to work in a fast paced, pressured environment whilst maintaining control of the kitchens and guiding the team to a successful conclusion.

What We’re Looking For
• Demonstrated experience in a similar position essential
• Proven ability to lead and develop a culinary team
• Culinary qualifications
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Self-organisation, problem solving and time management skills with attention to detail
• Comprehensive understanding of food hygiene and food safety programs
• Availability to work varied shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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