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Cook And/or Demi/commis Chef

Discovery Holiday Parks Victor Harbor, South Australia

Job Description

About Us
G’day Group comprises three leading Australian tourism brands in Discovery Parks, G’day Parks and loyalty program G’day Rewards. Employing more than 1100 people Australia-wide, G’day Group has a truly national footprint of over 280 holiday parks, including 65 fully owned and operated parks. The largest park network in the country, we’re about authentic Australian holiday experiences and inviting all Aussies to say g’day to more of Australia.

We’re on a journey of growth and evolution to reshape the industry, offering the best customer experience underpinned by the best technology. With eyes on domestic and regional tourism like never before we are building a passionate, adaptable, high performance team to deliver holiday memories that put a smile in every g’day.



The Role
As a chef/cook within the kitchen brigade, you will be responsible for providing an efficient and cost-effective food service, with the smooth day-to-day operation in a Commercial Kitchen consisting of shifts covering all meal periods, with consistent superior guest focus at the forefront of all activities. You will achieve this through implementing a strong service focus and ensuring that efficient standards and practices are employed. You will cook dishes that will delight our customers with their taste and timely delivery.

The G’day Bar & Grill offers the following to guests and public, a la carte dining for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, conference packages, group dinners, and set menus.

The successful candidate will support the kitchen team through a hands on approach to the food service within the kitchen whilst maintaining wage and budget control. You will also act as an ambassador for the hotel and town/city, region and state at all times, whilst maintaining a strong team morale and cooperate with the effective training of cooks, apprentices and kitchen attendants where applicable.

About You
In order to be successful in this role you will need:

- Previous Chef/Cook experience and cooking in a similar environment
- Formal trade qualifications in commercial cooking or equivalent experience
- Proven experience in electronic purchase ordering and cost management
- Proven experience in planning and developing menus
- Proven ability to work within a team and autonomously
- Ability to prep and organise ahead
- Current First Aid Certificate is highly desirable
- HACCP experience essential, with a high emphasis on food hygiene
- Current Drivers Licence.


Benefits
- Discounted accommodation for you, your family & friends at over 300 G'Day Group holiday parks nationally.
- Discounts with our G’Day Rewards Partners including gym memberships, flights, petrol, car and camper van hire, car servicing and more!
- Service recognition awards
- Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Internal promotions and opportunities


We believe in creating experiences that people will always want more of. Inspiring and share worthy; the real stuff memories are made of.

Do you want to discover more to life? Then apply now!



How to Apply
Discovery what matters - APPLY NOW! Visit the careers page at www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au and search for job number 96XHH.

Discovery Parks is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our staff, customers and the communities we operate in. Due to the latest highly contagious Covid-19 Delta variant, Discovery Parks has implemented a vaccination policy which requires all employees, wherever possible, to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. This Covid Vaccination policy applies to all new Discovery Parks employees.

Prior to an offer of employment being made, candidates must provide authority for a Federal Police and Working With Children Clearance to disclose any criminal offences or charges. If you already have a Police Clearance valid within the last 6 months, please upload a copy to your profile.

Postcode: 5211 (Victor Harbor, South Australia)

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Discovery Holiday Parks

Member since: September 2021

Description:
Discovery Parks is Australia's largest owner operator of holiday and accommodation parks located in more than 80 of Australia's most desired locations.
It’s an exciting time for Discovery Parks. Since our inception in 2004 we have experienced extensive growth. We currently own and operate over 80 parks and employ over 1800 people throughout Australia. In addition to operating parks, we have the G'Day Rewards program – offering a community of mates exclusive deals and benefits at Australia’s largest network of holiday and workstay parks.

Industry:
Hospitality, Travel & Tourism