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Chef - Kings Canyon

Discovery Holiday Parks Alice Springs, Alice Springs

Job Description

About Us
Located in the heart of the Red Centre, Kings Canyon Resort is one of Australia’s most treasured tourism icons. Set among native bushland and dramatic sandstone escarpments, the resort delivers an unrivalled setting for holidaymakers to enjoy truly immersive outback holiday experiences.

Celebrating ancient culture and supporting the traditional custodians of this historic area is at the heart of Kings Canyon Resort’s operations and, with exciting investment and development planned, it is sure to become a flagship accommodation offering in our high-end resort portfolio.

With a six-tent luxury glamping precinct set unobtrusively among the native landscape, customers can experience high-end camping with all the trimmings under the Northern Territory skies. A further 128 resort rooms offer a cool sanctuary in the desert, with the deluxe offerings including spa, private balcony and the best scenic views.

For backpackers and value travellers, lodge-style accommodation is available with either shared or private rooms and shared amenities. Of course, the resort also provides for caravanners and campers enjoying the wonders of the Red Centre and Top End.

Kings Canyon Resort has a large F&B component with several restaurants and bar. Catering to a diverse range of tastes from higher-end dining to bistro style favourites and BBQ, the emphasis on fresh, local ingredients and an Aussie take on hearty favourites.

The Roles
As the season gears up and all of our outlets open we are seeking chefs for various positions: Apprentice Chefs, Commis, CDP & Sous at Kings Canyon for the busy 2022 season.

You will be responsible for providing efficient and cost-effective food service, with smooth day-to-day operation in one of our three commercial kitchens. You will be included on a rotating roster across breakfast, lunch & dinner, with consistent superior guest focus at the forefront of all activities. You will be joining a supportive and tight knit team producing unforgettable dining experiences for our guests.

In your role will ensure:

the kitchen complies with sanitation requirements and safety standards
control and direction of food preparation
foster a climate of cooperation and respect within the team
maintain consistent guest-focus at the forefront of all activities
cook dishes that delight guests with their taste and timely delivery
liaise with front of house staff to ensure smooth and efficient delivery of daily service
Skills & Experience
Previous experience and cooking in a similar environment
Formal trade qualifications in commercial cooking or equivalent experience
Excellent communication skills
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 License.
You will have either a Certificate 3 or 4 in Commercial Cookery (or equivalent) preferably, and must have a least 3 years experience in commercial kitchens post-qualification.

Benefits
Above award pay
Relocation assistance
Discounted holiday accommodation for you, your family & friends at more than 300 parks and resorts around Australia
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
If the above sounds like you then APPLY NOW!

Please visit the careers page on www.discoveryparks.com.au or via the link below. Please have your cover letter and resume together ready to upload.

It is now a requirement by Law of the Northern Territory Government to be triple vaccinated against COVID-19 before commencing work at any of our operations.

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.

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.

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