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Sous Chef
Full-Time Permanent Position
  • Join an industry leader
  • Internal & External training opportunities & paid training sessions
  • Internal promotions & transfer opportunities
  • Career development opportunities
  • Discounts on merchandise & at our restaurants
  • Excellent working conditions, comfy staff room & free parking,


Port Macquarie Panthers has an amazing opportunity for a qualified and experienced Sous Chef to join their busy and friendly kitchen team.



We are looking for an enthusiastic, vibrant and hardworking Sous Chef to join our busy kitchen team. Working in a fast-paced team environment, you will pride yourself on presenting quality food to our customers and be involved in all aspects of cooking in the The Tapp, KOVE and Functions areas. You will have the managerial expertise to step up during the absence of the Head Chef to effectively lead the team.


Key Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Effective day-to-day operations of the kitchen;
  • Managing a team of Chefs, Cooks, Kitchen Stewards and Apprentice Chefs;
  • Encompassing a friendly and supportive team environment;
  • Catering and planning for functions;
  • Food preparation, presentation and service;
  • Cooking a variety of dishes including grill & fryer work;
  • Stock management duties including stock takes and recording wastage;
  • Menu planning and ordering stock;
  • Managing food health and safety;
  • Overseeing food produced and presented within the kitchen and;
  • Implementing and enforcing food health and safety legislation.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a busy kitchen in a Senior Chef role;
  • Relevant trade qualifications including Certificate 3 in Commercial Cookery, First Aid Certificate and Food Safety Supervisor Certificate;
  • High customer service skills and have a strong commitment to your trade, customers and team;
  • High attention to detail and have the ability to work under pressure;
  • Fantastic communication skills;
  • Intermediate computer skills and;
  • Ability to cope with stressful situations and strong problem solving skills.


You will need to be available 7 days / week including nights, weekends and public holidays to work on a rotating roster as required.



We’re looking for community-minded people who will make our members and their guests their number one priority. We want people with energy, enthusiasm and a positive can-do attitude.


If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!





No recruitment agencies please


The Panthers Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Indigenous Australians to apply.

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