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Join Our Culinary Team as Head Chef at Henry and the Fox

Seeking Our Next Head Chef

Henry and the Fox, nestled at 525 Little Collins Street in the heart of Melbourne’s vibrant CBD, is not just a restaurant; it’s a dining landmark. Our venue, celebrated for its modern cuisine, friendly service, and atmospheric charm that mirrors the dynamic Melbourne vibe, invites guests for unforgettable dining experiences from breakfast through to dinner.


As we continue to embark on a journey that has made us an iconic destination within Melbourne’s bustling food and beverage scene, we are searching for a Head Chef to lead our kitchen team and help shape the future of our culinary offerings

Why Henry and the Fox?

Iconic Melbourne Venue: Cherished by locals, visitors, and tenants of 500 Collins alike, we’re a beloved part of Melbourne’s dining culture.


Creative Freedom: Work alongside our Executive Chef to craft menus that delight and surprise, incorporating on-trend, seasonal offerings.


Supportive Environment: Join a privately owned and operated group that values each team member, offering pathways for development and growth.


Work-Life Balance: We understand the importance of stability and provide an environment where achieving this balance is a reality.


What You’ll Bring to the Table:

Experience: Minimum of 3 years in a similar Head Chef role, with a proven track record in leading a bustling, modern kitchen.

Culinary Expertise: Exceptional skills in various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and processes, with a relevant trade certificate or higher (Cert IV in Commercial Cookery preferred).

Leadership: A positive attitude, strong communication skills, and a motivated work ethic, able to lead a dynamic team through fast-paced services while maintaining quality and consistency.

Innovation: A knack for designing menus that reflect contemporary trends and seasonal flavours, with a commitment to excellence in food quality and presentation.

Efficiency: Ability to multitask, work efficiently under pressure, and manage costs effectively, ensuring smooth operations and high standards of health and hygiene.


Your Role:

This position is full time and we are offering between $90,000 and $95,000 per year plus Super.

As the Head Chef of Henry and the Fox, you will be instrumental in:

Menu Creation: Collaborating on menu design that enhances our guests’ culinary experience.

Team Leadership: Managing and mentoring kitchen staff, fostering a climate of cooperation and excellence.

Quality Control: Ensuring the highest standards of food preparation and presentation, in line with our reputation as a premier dining destination.

Operational Excellence: Overseeing all food operations, from procurement to plate, ensuring efficiency, quality, and innovation.

Join Us:

If you’re an exceptional leader with a passion for culinary arts, a great palate, and the drive to lead a talented kitchen team, we want to hear from you. Opportunities like this are rare. Be part of defining the next chapter of Henry and the Fox, where exceptional experiences and the vibrant Melbourne CBD lifestyle await.

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