Sous Chef - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Job Role:
Sous Chef
Salary Description:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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About us
Are you a talented senior chef looking to grow your skills and experience with one the world's top hotel brands? We are seeking a Sous Chef to join our team and drive our gourmet breakfast experience, a key culinary experience for our guests and their on island journey.
Australia's most iconic private island welcomed a new era of luxury when IHG opened InterContinental Hayman Island Resort on 1 July 2019. We are currently seeking the perfect fit for the final roles in our culinary leadership team who will join our focused Kitchen Brigade to deliver a truly exceptional and unique food experiences. Boasting a grand palette of innovation; a strong banquet offering and five new restaurants and bars will present an eclectic array off gastronomic delights and extraordinary local flavour. Each experience enriched by an otherworldly setting of tropical rainforests or the crystal waters of the Coral Sea.
The re-imagined InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will immerse you in the wonders of working in five-star luxury and offer amazing career and growth opportunities; an opportunity to live in a world heritage area, on the Great Barrier Reef, in a refurbished and exciting Village environment. If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand as a Sous Chef working amongst it all.

Your day to day
Great restaurant memories come from many places. The sights, sounds, scents and, importantly, the food.  Working within the reimagined Pacific restaurant and our extravagant breakfast buffet offering on the island, your passion for presentation and dedication to delivering flavour will complete each guest's experience. By taking pride in your workspace, keeping your standards high, and giving our menu the benefit of your expertise, you'll create some of our guests' favourite culinary moments. The perfect complement to the unique personalised service provided by our world class front of house team.
To support our Director of Kitchens in bringing it all to life, we require a strong leader with the ability to inspire our colleagues, and who have the genuine care to train and develop a high performing team. A Sous Chef with experience positioning breakfast as a culinary experience not to be missed who will assist in managing the daily kitchen operation around breakfast and support the wider diverse Food & Beverage Operation as needed.   

What we need from you
So if you're charismatic, approachable, and passionate about exceeding guest's culinary expectations and playing a key role within the Kitchen Brigade - this is your opportunity to work in this unique environment and fast track your career.
Our passionate foodies and experienced leaders must have:

•A formal Commercial Cookery Certification 
•A minimum of 2 years experience as a Sous Chef, Junior Sous Chef or be a talented Chef de Partie ready to take your next step with exposure to working breakfast service in a buffet environment
•Demonstrated performance in a hotel or resort environment, preferably in a complex property with multiple restaurants, bars and banqueting department
•Strong skill base and experience in a la carte, banqueting and buffet food production 
•Hands On style, who understands and can deliver on the expectations of a modern and contemporary guest experience 
•Possess great attention to detail 
•Demonstrated performance leading a successful team 
•Excellent time management skills 
•Superior communication skills 
•A working knowledge and understanding of HACCP procedures, including the training of colleagues in procedures 
•Rostering, ordering & payroll knowledge will be highly regarded  You will be a change agent with the ability to work alongside a team and collaborate with key stakeholders with a sense of urgency. Strategic thinking, the ability to explore new ways of working and an open mind around how we can drive the Resort forward and deliver unrivalled guest journeys will be highly advantageous.  Flexibility to work a varied roster including, late evenings, weekends and public holidays in order to support the operation alongside holding Australian work rights is also a must.

What we offer
IHG are more than just great places to stay, we are also one of Australia's best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better.
Join us and you'll become part of the global IHG family - and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together - we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve.
We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 5,300 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster - visit www. to find out more about us.<br><br>${descr2}

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