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Chef -mt Isa

Discovery Holiday Parks Mt Isa, Queensland

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 1800 people Australia-wide, G’day Group has a truly national footprint of over 300 holiday parks, including 80 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 the Chef joining our Mt Isa Operation, 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 Breakfast & Dinner shifts on a 14/7 day roster, with consistent superior guest focus at the forefront of all activities. As a Chef 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.

You will assist in overseeing all kitchen employees, including training and performance development. You will be responsible for providing smorgasbord/buffet style dining for guests residing at the Park, as well as buffet for small function & conference groups. You will also liaise with front of house staff to ensure smooth and efficient delivery of daily services.

About You
Must have experience in remote locations and experience in similar set up facilitating over 4,000 meals a month. The position includes the below responsibilities:

Food preparation and presentation
Adherence to dietary requirements (allergies, special requests)
Management of stock ordering, rotation and stocktaking
Maintaining a clean kitchen, equipment and utensils
Adherence to legislated food hygiene and general safety practices
Fast, effective service provided with a smile
Assisting the broader team as required
In order to be successful in this role you will need:

Certificate III Commercial Cookery
Food Safety Supervisor Certification
Min 3 years post-qualification experience in executing all aspects of kitchen operations and food preparation and service, preferably in a remote environment
A commitment to genuine, friendly & professional customer service
A motivated, enthusiastic and positive ‘can-do’ attitude
Resourcefulness, resilience and creative thinking
Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging & time-sensitive environment
Pride in personal appearance & hygiene
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.
This position is not FIFO, however accommodation is included for the successful candidate

Benefits
Discounted accommodation for you, your family & friends across the G’Day network of parks
Discounted products from our G’Day Rewards Partners
We believe in creating experiences that people will always want more of. Inspiring and share worthy; the real stuff memories are made of.

How to Apply
Discovery what matters - APPLY NOW! Visit the careers page at www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au or via the link below.

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: 4825 (Mt Isa, Queensland)

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