Gronfors - Chef Manager - Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Mark Gronfors

Brisbane, QLD, Australia


Managing and operation of a commercial kitchen,30 years experience as chef and experience as a kitchen manager for bluecare nursing,ramsey health hospital and spotless catering services.


Chef Manager

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


operate and organise kitchen enviroment,ordering stock and miscellanious goods,arranging menus and staff rostering.applying food safety and workplace pratices.

Work History

Assistant Mess manager

August 2011 - October 2011

Spotless catering services Enoggera barracks Brisbane.

With mess manager is responsible for overall operation of the
Front of house dinning room, bar operations, stock ordering
And control, organization and execution of functions, control
Of day to day running of dining room and bar facilities.

Chef Supervisor

In Commercial Kitchens for Defence personnel

From October 2011

Spotless catering services Enoggera barracks Brisbane.
Menu Planning and Food preparation and Bulk Cookery
In Commercial Kitchens for Defence personnel. Maintaining
HACCAP, OHS and Food Safety Practices in accordance with
Contract Regulations for Defence.

Casual Chef / Pinnacle Catering

Greenslopes Private Hospital / Ramsay Health Services

March 2005 - May 2005

Meal Preparation for 400 bed Private Hospital and Staff.

Full time Chef

Spotless Catering, Suncorp Building, the Café

May 2005 - September 2005

200 - 400 Staff, preparing Main Meals and Functions.

Chef level 4

September 2005 - August 2011

Spotless catering services Enoggera barracks Brisbane.
Menu Planning and Food preparation and Bulk Cookery
In Commercial Kitchens. Maintaining HACCAP and Hygiene
Practices in accordance with contract regulations with


Casual Baker

August 2004 - December 2004

Brumby's bakery Rode Road
Preparing and baking bread products for shop


Sisters of Charity

October 2004 - November 2004

400 Bed Hospital/Nursing Home,
Preparing Meals / special dietary Requirements
For aged care facilitity.

Kitchen Manager

New Farm Hospital / Ramsay Health Services

November 2004 - May 2005

Kitchen Supervisor / Ordering / Rosters and Meal
Preparation for 70 bed Private Hospital and Staff.

Team Leader Chef

St Vincent's Hospital / Spotless Catering

March 2000 - May 2000

Robina 190 bed private bed Hospital

Casual chef

Sedexo Gardiner Merchant

May 2000 - June 2000

Wacol \ Green bank Bulk Cookery 50 - 400.

Kitchen Manager

Blue Care Nursing Wynnum

June 2000 - August 2004

80 Beds Nursing Home, 70 Resident Dinning Rooms,
Caps and Day Respite.
Cooking, Menu Planning, Rostering, Supervising and
Ordering for Catering Dept .Implementing HACCP, OHAS.
Special dietary Requirements for the sick and elderly.

GS05 Chef

Department of Defence

January 1994 - March 2000

2 CER OR's Mess 50 - 200 Patrons

A Grade Cook

RSL War Veterans Home

May 1993 - September 1993

Pinjarra Hills
Regithermic Cooking 600 Residents

Casual Cook

YMCA of Brisbane

From September 1993

Bulk Cooking 60 - 220 School Club and Society Camps
Camp Warrawee Joyner

Casual Chef

Geebung RSL

October 1993 - December 1993

A' La' Carte/Banquet 50 - 150 Patrons

Commis Chef

Penrith Leagues Club

March 1990 - June 1990

Banquet/Function Section

A Grade Cook

Department of Defence

November 1990 - May 1993

DSU Moorebank OR'S Mess
Bulk Cooking 150 - 200 People
Weekend A' La' Carte/Functions

Second Chef

Plus Fours Restaurant

February 1989 - May 1989

65 Seat A' La' Carte and Function Room
New Brighton Golf Club

A Grade Cook

Auburn District Hospital

June 1989 - February 1990

Cook Chill Regithermic System
200 - 400 Patients

Apprentice Chef

NSW Health Services

Fairfeild District Hospital 3years
Liverpool hospital 3 months
Mt Durrit Hospital 3 months

Staff and Patients, A La-Carte and Bulk Cooking

Anzac OR's Mess

Qualifications & Certifications

diploma hospitality

south bank COTAH


Penrith TAFE



Moorebank High School

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