The Company
Being one of Melbourne's favourite'casual dining experiences, Jardin Tan explores the exotic and dynamic flavours of French Vietnamese cuisine. The venue is located at the iconic Royal Botanical Gardens; Jardin Tan offers a front of house kiosk, beer garden and exquisite inside eatery.
We are currently seeking an experienced Head Chef to focus on overseeing the smooth planning, training and running of the kitchen, conference and events at Jardin Tan. This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career with a professional team as part of a dynamic company.

The Role
Reporting directly to the Creative Director Shannon Bennett you will leadthe Jardin Tan kitchen team to ensure first class service delivery.
Key responsibilities will include:

    Menu & recipe development
    Cost control
    Stock control and ordering
    Working with HR in recruitment and training in the kitchen
    Effectively managing the team and ensuring the quality service standard
    Working towards Budget
    Staff management
    Communicating with front of house staff to ensuring service delivery in a high standard
The successfully candidate must have:
    At least 5 years experience within a fast paced or similar environment with strong knowledge preferably in Asian styles of cooking preferably
    Has experiences in events / functions in the high end restaurant
    Ability to multi task and think on your feet
    High standard of food presentation and productivity
    Ability to work under pressure
    Experiences in budget management along with menu design and implementation
    Strong communication skills
    Exceptional attention to detail
    Strong leadership skills
    Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
    Trade qualification (Cert III in commercial cookery)
The Benefits
A career with the Vue Group will give you the opportunity to work with and learn from some of the most experienced people in the industry. We are committed to developing professional hospitality careers across all areas of our business.

If you would like to be part of this award winning team and can demonstrate the required skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic and dedication, please send you resume to or click the apply button
Please note, due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.