IHG Executive Chef - Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley in Hunter Valley, Australia


At Crowne Plaza ® Hotels & Resorts our goal is to make business travel work. That’s where you come in. When you’re part of the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand you’re more than just a job title.

We look for people who are dynamic, confident and ambitious; people who excel in their role and help our guests succeed too.

Join us as the Executive Chef for the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley resort operation. You’ll have ambition, talent and obviously, some key skills. Because, for this vital role, we’re looking for someone who can inspire our chefs to create fresh, on trend dishes in our RedSalt Restaurant, boutique Lovedale Brewery and the lead the largest regional Conference Venue in NSW.

Given the scope of the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, we cater to a variety of markets and clients throughout the year. You will be a dynamic and flexible leader who can motivate or 3 kitchen brigades through a peak summer or long weekend and turn it around to wow our MICE and corporate clientele mid week.

You will be passionate about settling the bar high for sourcing local food, service delivery and maintaining compliance with our internal Brand Standards and HACCP regulations. You will have proven ability to engage and inspire a young team, develop the kitchen leadership team and partner with our local community to become an employer of choice for apprentices. You will have demonstrated experience in creating and delivering on target budgets and forecasts and labour management whilst excelling in delivering on our guest experience.


Ideally, you'll have Degree or Vocational Certificate in Culinary Skills or related field. And 10 years experience as a chef, with at least 2 years leading a large kitchen. This coupled with experience working with pastry, bakery, butchery, commisary, a la carte, banquet and buffet styles is essential.

In return we'll give you a great salary, local and global benefits and the chance to work with a fantastic team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.

To find out more about us and apply for this or any other jobs with IHG please contact us at www.ihg.com/careers .

Job: Kitchen

Location: Australia-Hunter Valley

Requisition ID: HUN000931