Chef de Cuisine

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Chef de Cuisine

Delaware North have a rare opportunity for a talented Chef De Cuisine to join our culinary team at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

With a capacity of more than 100,000, the MCG is the largest sporting stadium in the Southern Hemisphere and 10th largest stadium in the world. The MCG hosts several Australian Football League (AFL) teams, as well as cricket matches, concerts and special events and non-event-day functions.

Reporting to the Executive Chef, the Chef de Cuisine will play a key leadership role within our team, overseeing culinary operations including high-volume production across event-day and non-event day catering. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivery of event-day and non-event day catering.
  • Liase with suppliers
  • Set, implement and review food service standards
  • Support with control of the department budget and food costs
  • Managing the performance and labour costs for all permanent and casual kitchen staff
  • Championing on-site food safety and HACCP accreditation.
  • Combining with other F&B arms to provide first-class dining to all customers.

Job Details

Depending on experience
Required Skills & Experience
A successful track record in managing large-scale kitchen operations (venue/event experience will be highly regarded).
Demonstrated success in leading, developing, and motivating a large and diverse kitchen team
Experience in delivering high volume retail and general admission food offerings of the highest quality
Experience with menu setting and stock control
Demonstrated commercial acumen, experience delivering business outcomes
Competence in using business technology such as stock control systems, spreadsheets, accounting systems.
Excellent communication and leadership skills at all levels


Contact Information

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Brunton Avenue, Richmond VIC, Australia