Head Chef

null, Queensland, au
Company: Accor
Category: Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Published on 2021-08-05 19:19:07

Situated in one of Tropical North Queensland’s most desirable holiday destinations, idyllic Port Douglas, Peppers Beach Club combines beautifully appointed accommodation with first class facilities, including a newly refurbished food and beverage offering, KOKO Poolside Bar & Kitchen. With the magical Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Four Mile Beach at your doorstep, this is a rare opportunity to live and work in paradise.

We are seeking adynamic, creative and career focused Head Chef to lead our Kitchen team.

As our next Head Chef reporting directly to the General Manager, you will:

  • Be responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the kitchen operation
  • Recruit senior and junior positions with assistance of administration staff 
  • Roster team members while interpreting and acting upon financial information
  • Develop external relationships with appropriate suppliers
  • Analyse competitors & market trends while providing constant & consistent development of the menu 
  • Have extraordinary culinary flair and a motivating leadership style to support your enthusiastic team of Chefs
  • Ensure high quality and presentation of food provided to guests, according to property standards and timeframes of service
  • Maintain a safe clean and organised work environment with emphasis on high food safety standards
  • What we are looking for:

  • A chef with previous experience in an a la carte and functions environment
  • Someone with a confident, modern and creative cooking style with a strong emphasis on quality and presentation
  • A strong understanding of food cost and control
  • Experience in month-end stock take
  • A flexible approach in adapting to guest requests
  • Great communication skills and ability to develop a motivated cohesive brigade.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Why work for Accor?

    We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.

    We live and breathe by our four principles:

  • People Crave Belonging
  • People Want the Real Deal
  • Every Person has a Story
  • People Hate to be Wrong
  • In return for your commitment, we provide fantastic career and training opportunities and excellent working conditions with a supportive and fun team. In addition, we will provide you with hotel discounts and benefits worldwide. Click ‘Apply’ to begin your journey!

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