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Junior Sous Chef

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas
Port Douglas, Queensland
Food and Beverage & Culinary

Job Description

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Posting Date May 20, 2018
Job Number 18000G2M
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas, Port Douglas, Queensland VIEW ON MAP
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

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At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests stay with us, it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.

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This iconic Resort is situated between the renowned Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest in Tropical North Queensland.  The resort comprises  295 guest rooms, suites and villas.
We are currently seeking a Sous Chef who can foster and build strong relationships and create exceptional culinary experiences for our guests.   A strong leader who has a great passion for developing young talent and enjoys interaction with people.  The position reports directly to the Executive Chef.
The successful candidate will have:
  • Previous experience as a Sous Chef is essential.
  • Trade qualified with strong HACCP knowledge
  • A passion for food, keeping up-to-date with food trends with emphasis on new and local produce. 
  • Experience with international cuisine and a drive to achieve excellence in food quality through the culinary team.
  • Strong experience in A la Carte, Buffet and Banquet operations
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • True desire to succeed in this profession
  • Previous 5 Star Experience in a larger kitchen brigade is highly regarded
  • Willing to work on rotating roster over a 7 day working week
  • Foster an environment of highly motivated and skilled chefs
  • Preferred applicants will have valid working rights to work in Australia.  Sponsorship will not be available for this position
Responsibilities include and are not limited to:
  • Assisting with the supervision, motivation and training and developing of junior chefs
  • Assisting the Executive Chef with kitchen recruitment and selection
  • Flexible approach in adapting to guest requests
  • Assist in the preparation of rosters, budgets, and standards operating procedures
  • Undertake and supervise daily food preparation in anticipation and response of service requirements.
  • Be totally involved in the hotel's operation keeping up-to-date with events within the hotel
Enjoy the benefits of unlimited career opportunities,  Free on site car parking, Uniforms provided and laundered, discounted meals,  active Social Club, exceptionally generous accommodation discounts at our 5 star International Hotels and Resorts Worldwide.  Working for Sheraton is so much more than just a job, it’s a lifestyle.  Be your best. Grow your career with Sheraton, where you don’t just work – you belong.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.