Head Cook

Location: Westfield Sydney
Posted on: 27 August 2018



About GYG

Guzman y Gomez (GYG) is Australia’s first and most awarded fast casual Mexican restaurants.  GYG’s originality and authenticity is exclusive to GYG and is reflected in our passion to promptly deliver fresh and high quality Mexican food and beverages including burritos, tacos, nachos, Mexican beer and margaritas.

By embracing the spirit of the Latin culture, our contemporary restaurants and people continually aim to deliver a remarkable customer experience. 


Why GYG?

Is company culture important for you? Then GYG is the place to be! Work with an exceptionally cheerful, positive and enthusiastic team that is always ready to take the extra step to provide a remarkable customer service, help each other and enjoy their job!


This is your opportunity to impact the development of an unstoppable company!


The Role

We are looking for a Head Cook with great capability of taking ownership, leading the kitchen team and ensuring that recipes and procedures are being followed in detail.


Our open kitchen busy stores require a dynamic personality and willingness to work in a highly demanding environment while maintaining quality, following OH&S procedures and providing the best customer service experience.


Key areas of responsibility

  • Prepare all food according to standard and following procedures closely
  • Lead the operation of the kitchen ensuring that menu items are prepared in accordance to procedures
  • Ensure adequate food levels are maintained for smooth running of the restaurant
  • Complete all checklists and reporting requirements
  • Manage, train and coach kitchen staff
  • Assist with inventory and financial management
  • Occupational health and safety





  • Experience in leading a demanding kitchen environment is essential and Qualifications such as Certificate III in Commercial Cookery will be regarded.
  • It is vital to also have the following:
  • Leadership experience and outstanding communications skills
  • Passion for food, quality and customer service
  • Sound knowledge of OH&S
  • Great time management skills
  • Capacity for following procedures and guaranteeing consistency


If you tick these boxes, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to launch your application.