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Demi Chef Required For An Immediate Start

Cooinda Lodge Kakadu National Park, Darwin

Job Description


The 48-room village style property is located beneath a canopy of trees beside Yellow Water Billabong, home to world-renowned Yellow Water Cruises, where crocodiles and birds are seen on the flood plain amongst Paperbark, Pandanus and Fresh Water Mangroves. The property also has 77 rooms of varying styles for staff. With its oasis style atmosphere, Cooinda Lodge offers inviting shaded swimming pools, bistro-style dining, bars, petrol station and a store that offers locally-made crafts as well a wide range of essentials for touring. Cooinda Lodge Kakadu, Managed by ACCOR is not just a hotel, it operates multiple award winning cruises, 4WD adventure tours and fishing charters which hosts over

100,000 guests per year.


Reporting directly to the Head Chef, you will be responsible for working within a team environment in a fast paced kitchen. You will be responsible for delivery high quality food to our guests throughout all meal periods as required. You have a passion for food, which is evident in the ideas and menu creations. You are an artist in your field and you are proud of the food you produce.

Key Duties include, though are not limited to:

-Ensure all food produced is in line with kitchen recipes and standards
-Prepare and cook all food orders with a sense of urgency
-Organise an assigned section and ensure it runs efficiently and productively
-Ensure the area of work is kept clean at all times in accordance with health regulations
-Work within a team environment which displays growth within the team

To be successful in this role, you will have:

-A commercial cookery qualification, previous experience working in a hotel or restaurant environment for at least 3 years post apprenticeship.
-Experience providing quality food and presentation of all dishes
-Knowledge of WHS and food safety policies and procedures
-Relevant food preparation and service knowledge
-The ability to work unsupervised with excellent time management skills

Requirement to work various shifts, including early mornings, evenings and weekends. In return, we will provide you with a competitive salary package, heavily subsidised accommodation and meals. Employees benefit from free activities, such as 4WD adventure tours, yellow water cruises, fishing and scenic helicopter tours. In addition, we will provide you with a work environment that fosters training and development as well as career progression within a team of dedicated professionals.

Apply online now or to find out more information go to

Postcode: 886 (Kakadu National Park, Darwin)

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Cooinda Lodge

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