MIDDLE GROUND by Shane Delia
Opening Soon @ Melbourne Airport
About the role
We are searching for a Sous Chef to lead the Back of House team in opening and operating this exciting new concept, situated landside in the International Departures Terminal at Melbourne Airport, serving innovative, produce driven dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Shane and the Middle Ground Team will create playful and full flavoured Middle Eastern food, using a fresh, innovative and unrestricted approach with Mediterranean influences.
This 35-seat cafe will be extremely fast paced, with a high-volume takeaway component using state of the art equipment.
You will be responsible for implementing our high standards in food preparation and presentation, responsible for a team of chefs, reporting directly to the Executive Chef, you will maintain loyalty and passion collaborating with the team to develop and deliver our product.
Skills and experience
- Trustworthy, respectful with excellent communication
- Ambition to continually maintain high standards and further your skills
- Ability to work in a busy team environment
- Self-motivated, accountable with a positive attitude and approach
- Ability to build and manage a team
- Managing revenue, food cost and payroll budgets
- Excellent presentation and communications skills
About the company
Exceptional airport experiences are what Middle Ground will be renowned for. Quality staff, produce, ambience, and beverages. The Delia Group is privately owned and operated with our owners, including Shane Delia, working hands-on in the venue. We currently employ over 50 staff and are firmly focused on identifying our team's individual needs. Those who possess leadership talent will be provided with pathways to develop and grow with us. We also recognise the importance of stability and work-life balance, and provide an environment where this can be achieved.
Memorable experiences are the fundamental cornerstones that shape who we are and what we believe in. It is our goal to provide everyone who comes in contact with Middle Ground, our parent company Delia Group and our partners Airport Retail Enterprises not just a service, but an experience that exceeds all expectations. We want to provide both our customers and staff with the best that we can offer.
In conjunction with Airport Retail Enterprises a well-established and successful Australian owned and operated business operating airport food and beverage operations across Australia & England including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Townsville, Mt Isa & Gatwick Airports.
This operation includes various high end, well-known local & international food and beverage brands – ST. ALi, Cafe Vue by Shannon Bennett, Bar Pulpo by MoVida, Brasserie Bread & Hungry Jacks to name a few.
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