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Assistant Pastry Chef

Sydney, Australia
Food and Beverage & Culinary

Job Description

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Posting Date Jan 22, 2018
Job Number 17001VO0
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location The Westin Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales VIEW ON MAP
Brand Westin Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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The Company

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The Location

The Westin Sydney is an award winning deluxe hotel set in the heart of Sydney's fashion and finance district. Part of the redevelopment of Sydney's historic General Post Office on Martin Place, this luxurious hotel is surrounded by Sydney's most exclusive designer shopping, best restaurants, theatres and nightlife. Uniquely combining Sydney's original General Post Office building with a modern 31-storey tower, the hotel has 416 rooms and suites. The hotels offers impressive event and banquet facilities featuring a highly flexible and sophisticated pillar free hotel ballroom which can accommodate up to 1,000 guests for a seated event, as well as a Victorian style ballroom and eight smaller function spaces.

The Department

Main Kitchen - Within one of the largest and most sophisticated banqueting facilities within a hotel in Sydney,  the Main Kitchen is responsible for the smooth running of our banqueting and events from a culinary perspective. Servicing the largest event banquet space of all hotels in Sydney, Sous Chef of our main kitchen offers the opportunity to lead some on the most experienced banqueting chefs and create truly spectacular and seasonal food for a volume operation

The Role

In this role you will use your culinary knowledge and exceptional skills to manage a small team and provide outstanding meals for our guests. You will be responsible will be responsible for the smooth running of the kitchen in the absence of the Sous Chef and Executive Sous Chef.

The Requirements

Requirements for the position include:
- Exceptional pastry culinary skills
- Strong leadership, communication and people skills
- Solid understanding of HACCP and the ability to ensure standards are maintained
- Understanding the financial aspects of leading a kitchen brigade
- Lead, develop and motivate your team of chefs