New Chef for Newtown Lentils

__lentil-as-anything-sydney-13 Chef for Lentils Newtown

Are you a passionate and experienced vegetarian chef? Are you a people person? Are you a gifted communicator? Do you lovemaking an awesome difference in the community just as much as you love making healthy, delicious and multicultural food?

Do you have a passion for social justice and community empowerment?

Iconic vegetarian restaurant Lentil as Anything is looking for a dynamic chef to join the team in our bustling Newtown restaurant. This is a great opportunity to join a community of socially responsible change makers who share a passion for providing inspired vegan fare in a busy, high energy, wild and colourful environment.

You should have at least two years experience in the hospitality industry, with a wide knowledge of vegetarian cuisine.

You will need exceptional people skills, and be comfortable working with people of diverse backgrounds and experiences, including refugees, new migrants, LGBTQIA+ folk, people with mental health problems, disabilities and other marginalised groups.

Personal drive and commitment, passion for your work, a positive and unstoppable attitude, strong stamina and a deep love of cooking are all qualities we are looking for in a new team member.

Skills required:

  • Ability to create vegan dishes with any available ingredients.
  • Ability to plan menus and cook for up to 400 people.
  • Problem solving and creative thinking skills.
  • Excellent people skills and written English.
  • An ability to plan, manage and work independently and creatively as well as communally.
  • Ability to supervise and train volunteers and new kitchen members while running a shift.

If this speaks to you and you are interested in creating miracles, we want to meet you.

The position is available from the end of March. We are looking for someone to fill between 3 and 5 shifts a week, negotiable. Evening and some weekend shifts will be expected.

For more info please email Newtown Head Chef Sian MacTaggart at