IHG Head Chef - Kirkton Park, Hunter Valley in Hunter Valley, Australia


At Kirkton Park, Hunter Valley our goal

is to create a unique journey that will engage our guests senses and complete

their perfect holiday, dining experience, wedding or conference. That’s where

you come in. When you’re part of Kirkton Park, Hunter Valley Team you’re more

than just a job title.

At Kirkton Park, Hunter Valley we

look for people who are charming, dynamic and confident; people who know what it takes to exceed guest


Located in the heart of

Pokolbin, only minutes away from the Hunter Valley’s most popular attractions

and wineries, the property remains true to its Australian colonial heritage and

is complemented by 70 acres of rural surroundings. With

beautiful accommodation rooms designed by renowned interior designer Greg

Natale, Kirkton Park, Hunter Valley is the ideal escape for those looking to

escape the city. Complimented by our local produce focused dining experiences, Kirkton

Park, Hunter Valley will have you relaxing from the moment you turn down our

tree lined drive with our unique country manor charm and luxurious facilities.

KirktonPark, Hunter Valley is currently looking for a Head Chef to join our team.

You’ll have ambition, talent and obviously, some key skills. Because,

for this vital role, we’re looking for someone who is a truly exceptional professional who is passionate about food, wine and

delivering a superior guest experience.

In partnership

with our Hotel Manager, you will be responsible

for managing the daily kitchen operations of our Food & Beverage Outlets

including Locavore Restaurant, Epoche Lounge Bar, The Conservatory, In-Room

Dinning and Conference & Events.

This role requires a strong kitchen leader with the

ability to strategically plan and also operationally execute the high quality

and speciality food offerings across both the Hotel's Food & Beverage

offering. You'll be responsible for the delivery of food quality that reflects

the Kirkton Park brand, adhere to brand standards and policies along with the

management and achievement of profit for all food and beverage outlets. You

will inspire your colleagues and have the genuine care to train and develop a

high performing team to strive for continued excellence and financial success

for the department. Overseeing a smooth operation that adheres to local health,

safety and other compliance concerns will be second nature for you, and

you will be a true brand and local Hunter Valley ambassador in everything you



To be successful in this role you will possess the following


  • Aformal Commercial Cookery Certification

  • Aminimum of 3 years’ experience as a Head Chef, withdemonstrated performance in a hotel environment, preferably in the luxurymarket

  • Strongskill base and experience in a la carte, banqueting andbuffet food production

  • ‘Hands On’ style, whounderstands and can deliver on the expectations of a modern andcontemporary guest experience

  • Ongoingcommitment to quality and providing a truly unique experience to ourguests

  • Possessgreat attention to detail

  • Demonstratedperformance leading a successful team

  • Excellenttime management skills

  • Superior communication skills

  • Aworking knowledge and understanding of HACCP procedures, includingthe training of colleagues in procedures

  • High standard of personal presentation

  • The flexibility to work various shiftson a rotating roster including evenings, weekends and public holidays

  • Youmust meet the legal requirements to work in this country.

In return for your hard work, you

can look forward to a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including

discounted parking and hotel discounts worldwide. What’s more, because your

career will be as unique as you are, we’ll give you all the tailored support

you need to make a great start, be involved and grow.

And because Kirkton Park, Hunter

Valley belongs to the IHG® family of brands, you’ll also benefit

from all of the opportunities that come from being part of a successful, global

hospitality company with over 4800 hotels in over 100 countries around the


So whoever you are, whatever you

love doing, bring your passion to Kirkton Park, Hunter Valley and IHG and we’ll

make sure you’ll have room to be yourself. Find out more about joining us today

by going to careers.ihg.com at http://www.ihg.jobs/

Job: Kitchen

Location: Australia-Hunter Valley

Requisition ID: HUN000846