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Heart Cafe Sous Chef – apply now

This is an exciting opportunity to use your café experience while helping to empower and support marginalised young people in an employment pathway program.

About the role
The Sous Chef is responsible for managing an efficient kitchen team and ensuring the highest standard and consistency in food preparation. The Sous Chef works closely with the Head Chef to oversee all kitchen activities, and to set within the kitchen team a culture of utmost professionalism, respect, and a pride in work. The Sous Chef is responsible for overseeing, training, and supporting all kitchen staff, including the young people from the Wingspan program. The Sous Chef needs to be a team player, with strong communication skills, and the ability to work calmly and professionally within a fast-paced kitchen environment.

For more information about the role, view the job information pack here. 

About you
The Heart Cafe is a special workplace, and we are looking for a special Sous Chef to join our genuine, caring and diverse team. You will have 3 – 4 years of cooking experience in a café, be able to uphold our high standards of food preparation, and be able to communicate clearly and effectively, with compassion and empathy for young people from diverse backgrounds. You will be a team player, with leadership skills, and the ability to build and maintain a positive staff culture in the kitchen. You will be interested in a job that has social impact, where your skills contribute not only to the customer experience in the cafe, but which also contributes meaningfully to the lives of marginalised young people.

Applications and Recruitment Process
Please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter to [email protected] explaining how your skills and experience meet the job requirements. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so please apply right away.

View the Job Information Pack


Email: [email protected] 

Phone: (02) 9581 9115

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