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Chef De Partie - Full Time

– Warrior

Chef De Partie - Full Time

– Warrior

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a number of chefs to join the Crocodile Hunter Lodge team as a ‘Chef De Partie’!

Australia Zoo is an equal opportunity employer, where we recognise the diversity of our workforce and community – be it on the basis of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, or religious belief.  We provide specific workplace programs to support diversity and equal employment opportunities for women, people with disabilities and all cultural backgrounds.

This position will see a number of career minded and well organised, passionate people to join a brand new adventure! The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to problem solve, work collaboratively within a team and create dishes suitable for a fine dining restaurant.

The Crocodile Hunter Lodge has been designed to reconnect guests with nature, and is home to beautiful native wildlife, with black cockatoos and kangaroos visiting most days. The restaurant will overlook a state-of-the-art home for our resident emus, kangaroos and koalas.

Duties Include – 

  • Assisting the Executive Chef and Sous Chef with day to day operations of the Warrior Restaurant
  • Ensuring set up, operations, pack down and preparation of assigned sections is held to standard
  • Multi-tasking with regard to food preparation, service and stocktake of products
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and food safety
  • Maintaining high standards of food production
  • Inspecting food products and supplies as required and as requested by the Department Supervisor

Essential Criteria – 

  • Cert III in Commercial Cookery
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Full availability, including weekends, evenings, public holidays and school holidays

Preferred Criteria – 

  • Advanced First Aid Qualification
  • Other relevant certificates for the hospitality industry
  • Any management qualifications suitable to the role
  • An understanding of Financial KPIs and a proven track record of success
  • Experience in menu design
  • Experience in modern Australian cuisine
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience in managing and coordinating events and catering for functions

Apply for this job below.

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

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