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Sous Chef-Pastry
South Yarra

Two celebrated Melbourne chefs who probably couldn’t be much more different and whose styles are worlds apart. But vegan maestro Shannon Martinez (Smith & DaughtersSmith & Deli) and Euro-focused Ian Curley (The EuropeanKirk’s Wine Bar) are set to prove that unlikely pairings really can work a treat, when they launch their new collaborative venture next month. The powerhouse duo is embracing the world of plant-based fare, together heading up the culinary offering at new vegan and vegetarian bar and eatery, Lona Misa.


Lona Misa is looking for Chefs! This is not just another job. You must be passionate about food, want to learn and be mentored by the best Chefs in Melbourne. You CANNOT get better than that. Hurry up to apply only two spots left!


What's in it for me?

  • Discounts on hotel rooms, food and beverage
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Recognition programs
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Nurturing management

We are looking for someone who has a passion for food and someone who wants to add value in an environment that will allow them to discover new and innovative products and ways of working within a global brand.


There's something happening here! We need a Sous Chef-Pastry to join our pre-opening team and expand our impressive multi-outlet venues.


You'll be responsible for the pastry execution of amazing sweet treats throughout South Yarra.


Reporting to the Executive Chef, this is a challenging and busy role suited for an experienced Pastry chef. A role to make your own with the support of a CDP, you will absolutely need previous hands-on experience in all menu design and recipes.


You must have a wealth of experience but bring your mark on everything sweet, there are no limitations to what you can create or plate up. We provide flexible rostering; good work-life balance and your role is a critical part of the kitchen family with bags of development opportunities.


  • You are a hands-on Sous Chef-Pastry with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar cutting edge hospitality environment
  • Assist in menu planning, implementation and execution
  • Controlling food preparation and managing wastage for your section
  • Lead by example as a hands-on-chef with excellent quality assurance and standards
  • Assist in the development through innovative and original menu planning and maintenance of high food standards
  • Establish and maintain effective employee working relationships at all times
  • You will enjoy being on tools and bringing our creations to life
  • Bring your on-trend ideas, new dishes, new concepts and new menus to make our food offering the best in the area
  • Good knowledge of WHS, food hygiene and efficient kitchen processes
  • Your team think you're absolutely fabulous and you LOVE to train your peeps
  • Operating and managing the pastry section of the kitchen and liaising with the Executive and Sous Chefs to ensure a successful working environment.
  • Preparing ingredients and handling baking and other kitchen equipment.
  • Creating pastries, baked goods, and confections, by following a set recipe.
  • Developing new recipes for seasonal menus.
  • Decorating pastries and desserts to ensure beautiful and tasteful presentation.
  • Meeting with customers to discuss details and planning of custom-made desserts and pastries for special occasions, such as weddings.
  • Monitoring the stock of baking ingredients
  • You work fantastically under pressure, are cucumber cool and a natural-born leader who gets things done


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