Ripe is a destination café restaurant located in Sassafras, in the Dandenong Ranges. It is a popular tourist destination on the fringe of the eastern suburbs, about 45 minutes from Melbourne. Operating for over 20 years, Ripe was established by one of the regions award winning chefs and maintains a reputation for serving quality a la carte breakfast and lunch menus that change seasonally, using local produce incorporating vegetarian and vegan.
We foster a working culture where collaboration and creativity is encouraged. Our small team are highly valued and recognised, rewarded for effort. We are driven by our values of:
We have a brilliant opportunity for 1-2 talented, creative and experienced chefs. The role is flexible; work 2-3 days and enjoy a work life balance or step it up to full time. By day, work alongside our breakfast and lunch team in our vibrant and fast paced café and by night, launch a series of evening restaurant dining events in collaboration with the events management team.
The successful applicant will be creative, reliable, passionate and a team player with substantial experience in a fast-paced kitchen, preferably in a café environment, and have demonstrated culinary expertise, taking our customers food experience to the next level.
Extensive menu planning
Excellent salary and conditions
Be rewarded for effort
Flexibility to establish work-life balance
Small close knit team
Local and seasonal produce
Menu that caters to the growing vegetarian and vegan market
Bring your creativity
Supportive and collaborative environment
Focus on ethical and sustainable
Fun working environment
Loyal customer base
If this sounds like you, please get in touch! Email a letter of application and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org