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Commis Chef

Brisbane, Australia
Food and Beverage & Culinary

Job Description

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Posting Date Oct 30, 2018
Job Number 1800274T
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location The Westin Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland VIEW ON MAP
Brand Westin Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests’ well-being, and we’re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If you’re someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.

JOB SCOPE                                                                                                                          
A Commis Chef will be required to practice skills in assigned sections to the standards set by the Manager or supervisor. Assist and/or supervise assigned sections in absence of the supervisor or manager. Train and supervise staff at lower levels when required.
Conduct their duties in a courteous, safe and efficient manner, in accordance with the hotel’s policies and procedures, ensuring that a high level of service is maintained.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                          
  • The ability to work closely with the kitchen brigade following instruction and direction
  • Required to follow standard recipes and plate presentations in order to maintain quality standards  of production and presentation
  • Display an interest in all kitchen activities and helps colleagues whenever possible
  • To complete HACCP / food safety training
  • Ensure safe manual handling procedures are followed
  • Able to run the day to day operation of the section in the kitchen
  • Assist in creating and preparing menus items and specials
  • Check and complete mise en place, par levels and set-up the station
  • The ability to complete requisitions, obtain proper signatures and submit to the Purchasing department
  • Communicate with the senior Chefs regarding menu items, problem situations or shortages
  • Follow all guidelines for timely food service to guests
  • Ensure preparation for the relevant section is completed to the standard of the Supervisor or Manager and in accordance with the Hotel’s standards and recipe specifications
  • Perform particular duties in various workstations/kitchens - for example  grilling, frying, roasting and cold preparation in areas as directed
  • Responsible for daily specials for relevant sections as requested
  • Liaise with the supervisor or manager on ways to minimise waste
  • Ensure relevant sections are maintained to the standards set by the City and State Health Department codes and the Hotel’s standards with regards to preparation, storage sanitation and general hygiene
  • Show sense of urgency in delivery of service
  • Perform all related duties as assigned according to business needs
  • Advise the supervisor or manager of operational items needed as required
  • Participate in on the job training with associates where required
  • Attend all rostered shifts on time, including shift work and weekend work in accordance with rosters
  • Immediately notify home department and human resources when contact phone numbers or personal details change
  • Actively communicate any associate or guest feedback to your Manager, to seek continual improvements in service and ensure guest satisfaction
  • Support the hotel, team members and shift leaders, maintaining a pleasant atmosphere with co-workers at all times
  • Have a good understanding of both product and equipment used throughout the working day
  • Use all equipment in a safe and practical manner, ensuring the safety of associates and guests
  • Meet the grooming standards of the hotel as set out in the Associate Handbook
  • Anticipate guest’s needs through observation and offer prompt, efficient service either personally or through effective communication with other associates
  • Adhere to Marriott International’s TakeCare Movement.
  • Demonstrate clear behaviours that align to the Property Service Culture Standards and Brand Core values
  • Comply with and abide by all hotel polices and procedure and information as outlined in Associate handbook
  • Comply with Marriott International’s Worldwide Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and the Policy against Insider trading at all times.
  • To work as and where directed by Management plus follow all reasonable requests
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.

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