Production Chef Position

New Farm Confectionery is looking for a fabulous fully qualified chef (can be in either pastry or commercial cookery) who loves to walk on the sweet side. We are a producer of hand crafted confectionery and chocolate products. We are dedicated to supplying our wholesale, corporate and retail customers with a quality product that is handmade and delicious.

This position will commence in September 2020

Jobs tasks and responsibilities

End-to-end management of the confectionery kitchen
  • production of bulk products
  • management of production processes
  • planning production needs
  • ordering and receiving of stock
  • meeting food cost requirements
  • minimise waste
  • meeting reporting requirements
  • liaising with department heads
  • managing day-to-day kitchen operations to ensure compliance with all regulations
  • undertake regular stocktakes
  • recipe planning and testing
  • staff supervision, where required
  • maintaining cleanliness
  • adhering to health and safety requirements
  • At New Farm Confectionery we are a small family and all work together to contribute to successful outcomes. There is an expectation that for all major events that we, as a family come together and take on additional responsibilities to deliver a successful event.
  • Other duties as required from time to time
  • fully qualified chef - Certificate 3 in Hospitality as a minimum
  • 4 years full time experience as a working chef
  • food Handling & Safety Supervisor
  • current driver’s licence
  • extensive experience in ordering, rostering and budgeting
  • recipe writing, testing and editing experience
  • competent in IT skills with the ability to learn new software packages quickly
Personal Abilities, Aptitudes and Other Requirements
  • a strong commitment and enthusiasm
  • energetic, positive and proactive
  • ability to work autonomously or as part of a team
  • strong communications skills and the ability to build relationships
  • ability to coordinate administration and other projects in a time pressured environment
  • excellent attention to detail and a strong customer service approach
  • Available Mon-Fri full time
  • You must be are legally allowed to work full-time in Australia and are not on a short-term visa
If you suit all of the requested requirements and qualifications we’d love to hear from you. Please send your resume and cover letter to
No phone calls please.