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Sous Chef

Mercure Townsvile Currajong, Townsville

Job Description

The Mercure Townsville has a fantastic role for an aspiring Sous Chef to develop their career with an International Brand. We are open to Sponsorship for the right person.

Reporting directly to our Head Chef, you will assist in all aspects of the Kitchen operation, including leading and driving the team. To succeed in this role, you must thrive working in a dynamic, fast-paced Kitchen and perform multiple tasks at once. You take pride in developing your team members and have the ability to assume responsibility and work autonomously.

Your role and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following tasks and responsibilities:

Food preparation and plate presentation for a la carte, buffet, room service and functions.
Assist in ensuring budgeted profit targets are met.
Assist with Kitchen recruitment and selection.
Assist with the supervision, motivation and training and development of all kitchen staff.
Flexible approach in adapting to guest requests.
Responsible for stock control; ensuring that stock levels are in line with company
Assist with rostering, wage costing, menu costing & design.
Maintenance and cleanliness of kitchen equipment.
Preparing and storing food in accordance with hygiene legislation.
Working in a team environment, ensuring timely service and a high standard of presentation of our hotel product.
Ability to liaise with the Restaurant and Conferencing teams to ensure maximum efficiency and communication between departments
You must possess the following attributes:

Guest orientated and service-minded
Passionate about delivering exceptional food
Proactive and Decisive
Ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure
Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
Listening and communication skills

In order to be successful for this role, you will have unlimited work rights in Australia. You are flexible to work a seven-day rotating roster, including early mornings, late evenings, weekends and public holidays. You are committed to delivering exceptional customer service and pride yourself in going above and beyond.

Postcode: 4812 (Currajong, Townsville)

Not a backpacker? That's ok. We accept applications from Australian citizens, permanent residents, international students as well as working holiday visa holders. If you are qualified for this position, please register and apply via the form below.

  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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Mercure Townsvile

Member since: April 2022

Mercure Townsville is a 4 star, 200 room Hotel ideally situated in central Townsville.
A part of Accor Hotels, Australia's largest hotel operator, Mercure Townsville is and employer of choice with both national and international reach. Our team is a diverse group who are open to all with an exceptional eye for detail and love of service.
Mercure Townsville caters to Business travellers, leisure guests, wedding, large events and sporting teams

Hospitality, Travel & Tourism