Casual Chef de Parties & Sous Chefs – Melbourne Cricket Ground

Casual | Culinary | VIC
Applications close 26-07-2024

Delaware North are now recruiting highly experienced Chef de Parties and Sous Chefs on a casual basis to join our culinary family at Melbourne Cricket Ground. The MCG is one of Australia’s most well-loved venues, with a capacity of more than 100,000 and home to several Australian Football League teams, as well as cricket matches, concerts, an array of special events and year-round non-event day functions.

Our Chefs will play a key role supporting the delivery of high-end food offerings across multiple restaurants, corporate dining and functions, including the following:

  • Hugh Trumble Café and Paddock Café – all day dining
  • Revered fine dining in the Committee Restaurant – ‘by Guy Grossi’
  • Members only modern Australian cuisine in the the MCG’s famous Longroom & Members Dining Room
  • The best of Australian beef & seafood cooked over wood fire in the Jim Stynes Grill
  • Corporate suites dining for up to 2000 guests

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the day-to-day culinary operation across event-day and non-event day catering
  • Maintaining food safety standards during high volume food preparation
  • Support with control of the department budget and food costs
  • Demonstrating leadership to a team of casual chefs, cooks and kitchen attendants 
  • Combining with other F&B arms to provide first-class dining to all customers

The successful candidate will have:

  • A successful track record working in kitchen operations 
  • Sound knowledge of commercial cooking and venue/event experience 
  • Experience with stock control
  • Appropriate culinary qualifications 
  • A passion for food and creative flair
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Strong team management and leadership 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Delaware North team at this amazing venue. You will be taking part in some of the largest sporting events in Australia and working alongside a team who share your passion for culinary!

If you think you have what it takes and would like to work at the largest sporting stadium in the Southern Hemisphere  – APPLY TODAY!

Applications close 26-07-2024