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TASTY FOOD GROUP PTY LTD t/a Tikka Take in Canberra – ACT is looking for a CHEF who can uplifts the dining experience for customers. We are looking for someone who will have the patience, personality and perseverance to thrive in this role:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for overseeing the operation of a “Tikka Take” kitchen and coordinate the work of cooks. They design the menu, review food and beverage purchases, and often train cooks and other food preparation workers.
  • Maintain high standards of food hygiene and health & safety at all times
  • Responsible for Preparation, cooking and presenting dishes as per “Tikka Take” menu and demonstrate excellent food preparation practices, portion control and end to end food production.
  • Follow all Tikka Take’s operational kitchen process and procedures, achieving all required standards.
  • Responsible for monitoring portion and food consumption and waste control to maintain profit margins without compromising 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Take responsibility for delivering the highest measures of food production and presentation to customers including managing the live cooking stations at “Tikka Take”.
  • Suggest innovation and commercially viable ideas to improve food quality and introduce new seasonal dishes
  • Check freshness of food and ingredients
  • Plan menus, develop recipes, ensure uniform serving sizes and quality of meals and determine how to present the food
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and other food preparation workers
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas for cleanliness and functionality
  • Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies

Key Behaviours:

  • Certificate III & Diploma / Advance Diploma
  • At least two years of work experience with various Indian food recipes plating styles ambience and presentation
  • Substantial background in working with tandoor and preparing delicious curries as per “Tikka Take” Menu
  • Familiar with Indian culinary cooking methods products and techniques
  • Organized planner of menu development focused on Indian food items
  • Knowledge of Indian spices and cooking tools
  • Comfortable adjusting food to taste diet etc
  • Thrives under pressure in a high volume food environment
  • High standard of personal hygiene
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant food and health & safety regulations


If you are ready for a high impact role that shows your talent and potential, please send your resume to: Email: [email protected] or alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Store Manager on PHONE: 1300 845 528



Job details
Date posted
3 Dec 2019
13 Dec 2019
Hospitality, Tourism & Food Services
Base pay
$55,000 - $60,000
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Private Business
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident