IHG Baker/Pastry Demi Chef - InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort in Gold Coast, Australia

Baker/Pastry Demi Chef - InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Job Number EMEAA02027

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Australia - Queensland - Gold Coast


About us

As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand.

Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.

Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.

If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand.

Imagine being part of a team where you can create an array of indulgent sweet and savoury pastries, cakes, tortes, biscuits - and the list goes on, for a variety of culinary experiences, including our re-imagined High Coffee experience where our culinary team have designed a menu rich with flavours and aromas sure to cure your cravings in the most memorable way. This role will offer a playground of possibilities for your career, where you can combine your passion of pastries and creating unforgettable guest experiences with the sweetest of opportunities to work closely with our Pastry Sous Chef in an exceptional team environment that fosters training and development and career progression. Be a part of creating the culinary offerings for our Resort dessert menus, including a la carte, fine dining and banquets, this role does it all.

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Your day to day

As a full time Baker/Pastry Demi Chef , your passion for presentation and dedication to delivering flavour will complete each guest’s experience. By taking pride in your workspace, keeping your standards high, and giving our menu the benefit of your expertise, you’ll create some of our guests’ most lasting memories. the benefit of your expertise, you’ll create some of our guests’ most lasting memories.

You will have ambition, talent and obviously, some key skills. Because, for this vital role, were looking for someone who has a passion for baking and working with pastries, an individual culinary style and wants to add value in an environment that will allow them to discover new and innovative products and ways of working within a global brand.

Reporting to the Pastry Sous Chef, you will be a motivated person with a positive attitude who has an interest to progress your culinary career, develop your skills, and work within the pastry kitchen operations. You will be responsible for producing a wide range of quality products whilst exercising your knowledge of hygiene and food safety and maintaining our high guest service standards. You will bring with you your genuine and friendly personality which will complement our dynamic & professional Culinary Team.

We believe that our superior, understated service and outstanding facilities are important but what makes us truly different, is the genuine interest we show our guests and our ability to provide unrivalled insider knowledge and a real sense of occasion. As a Pastry Demi Chef you will be exposed to, and work in all areas of the pastry kitchen, learning from senior Pastry Chefs in a large kitchen operation with strong culinary skills and quality offerings. You will be involved daily in the preparation and production of our Resort dessert menus, including a la carte, fine dining and banquets.

What we need from you

The ideal candidate will have 2 to 3 years previous culinary experience, with exposure to a pastry kitchen in a hotel or luxury restaurant environment a plus. You will have your commercial cookery certification and preferably you will have worked with a food safety system such as HACCP. You will also have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, enthusiasm to learn new things and above all, a can do attitude. It will be paramount for you to pay strict attention to timing and essential for you to stay organised and on top of your work at all times. To achieve results, you will be self-motivated and will perform your role with a sense of urgency. You will be creatively focused and have a genuine passion for creating exceptional cuisine.

The ability to work a rotating roster including, late evenings, weekends and public holidays and Australian work rights is also a must. You must hold also hold a current Australian driver’s license.

What we offer

IHG are more than just a great place to stay, we are also one of Australia’s best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better.

We passionately believe that it’s our people who have brought us to where we are today and our people that will help us grow. We celebrate diversity every day. We welcome guests from every background and corner of the world, so we want individuals who can bring hospitality to life for everyone.

We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 5,300 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster.