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IHG Chef de Partie - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort in Queensland, Australia

Chef de Partie - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Job Number EMEAA09561

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

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

Description

About us

Are you a talented Chef de Partie looking to grow your skills and experience with one the world’s top hotel brands? We currently have full time live on island Chef de Partie roles available that are an opportunity to do just that. Living in paradise, you will be paid $28.55 per hour and be eligible for subsidised living costs.

Australia’s most iconic private island welcomes a new era of luxury when IHG opens InterContinental Hayman Island Resort on 1 July 2019. We are currently seeking the perfect fit for the final roles in our culinary team who will join our focused Kitchen Brigade to deliver a truly exceptional and unique food experiences. Boasting a grand palette of innovation; a strong banquet offering and five new restaurants and bars will present an eclectic array off gastronomic delights and extraordinary local flavour. Each experience enriched by an otherworldly setting of tropical rainforests or the crystal waters of the Coral Sea.

The re-imagined InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will immerse you in the wonders of working in five-star luxury and offer amazing career and growth opportunities; an opportunity to live in a world heritage area, on the Great Barrier Reef, in a refurbished and exciting Village environment. 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 as a Chef de Partie working amongst it all.

Your day to day

Great restaurant memories come from many places. The sights, sounds, scents and, importantly, the food. Working within the reimagined restaurants, bars and event offerings on the island, 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’ favourite culinary moments. The perfect complement to the unique personalised service provided by our world class front of house team.

To support our Director of Kitchens in bringing it all to life, we require strong Chef de Parties with the ability to inspire our colleagues, and who have the genuine care to support the Kitchen operation across service and our high performing team.

What we need from you

So if you’re charismatic, approachable, and passionate about exceeding guest’s culinary expectations and playing a key role within the Kitchen Brigade - this is your opportunity to work in this unique environment and fast track your career.

Our passionate foodies and experienced leaders must have:

  • A formal Commercial Cookery Certification

  • A minimum of 2 years experience as a talented Chef de Partie or be a strong Demi Chef ready to take your next step

  • Demonstrated performance in a hotel or resort environment, preferably in a complex property with multiple restaurants, bars and banqueting department

  • Strong skill base and experience in a la carte, banqueting and buffet food production

  • Experience and capability to deliver on the expectations of a modern and contemporary guest experience

  • Possess great attention to detail

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Superior communication skills

  • A working knowledge and understanding of HACCP procedures

Flexibility to work a varied roster including, late evenings, weekends and public holidays in order to support the operation alongside holding Australian work rights is also a must.

What we offer

IHG are more than just great places 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.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve.

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 - visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.


  • Major Brad D. Anderson

    United States Army

    Major (Ret) Brad Anderson is the Human Resources Manager at IHG Army Hotels – Fort Benning, Georgia. He retired out of the U.S. Army after 23 years of service with combat tours in Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) and Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom).

    Brad enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1992, and was assigned as an infantryman at Fort Lewis, Wash., where he served six years in 9th Infantry Regiment and 25th Infantry Division. In 1999, he was assigned to Fort Benning, Ga., where he completed Drill Sergeant School and then served with the Infantry Training Brigade. He was next assigned to Officer Candidate School in 2003 and earned his commission as a second lieutenant in the Adjutant General Corps. Major Anderson’s previous assignments as an officer include Camp Casey, South Korea, where he served as a postal platoon leader; Iraq, where he served as deputy plans and operations officer, III Corps; Fort Benning, where he served with 30th Adjutant General Reception Battalion, as Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander; Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., where he served with 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), as battalion and group human resources officer and Fort Lee where he served his final assignment as the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) commander.

    Brad’s professional military education includes the Adjutant General Corps Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Drill Sergeant School, Pathfinder Course, and Rappel Master School. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Wash.

    Brad’s military awards and decorations include a Joint Service Achievement Medal, 2 Meritorious Service Medals, 4 Army Commendation Medals, 3 Army Achievement Medals, and 4 Army Good Conduct Medals. He has also been awarded a variety of unit and service medals & ribbons, in addition to earning the Expert Infantryman Badge.

    On his first day of military retirement (October 1st, 2015) we proudly welcomed Brad to the IHG family. It was then, that Brad began his career with us as the HR Manager of the IHG Army Hotels on Fort Benning, a role he continues to thrive in today.

  • Michael Bayerl

    United States Air Force

    “My experience with IHG has been nothing short of awesome and I have learned so much.  Soon I will be the GM of the World’s Largest Holiday Inn Express (currently the IHG Army Hotels on Fort Lee) with 1,000 rooms.”

    Senior Master Sergeant (Ret.) Michael Bayerl joined the U.S. Air Force in 1979. Throughout 20 years of active duty, he served as an Air Force Services Specialist and Inspector General for Services-Air Mobility Command. From the moment he started with the USAF Michael was immersed with hospitality experience, starting out in Food in Beverage before working his way through the ranks and functioning in virtually every position available within military restaurants & hotels.

    In 2002, Michael took on a General Manager position at an Air Force Inn, and since that time, he has managed hotel complexes with over 2000+ rooms, on 3 different properties. Michael found his way to IHG when he intentionally took on a role with Army Lodging, knowing that the hotel would soon be privatized into an IHG hotel.

    Today, Michael is the General Manager at IHG Army Hotels on Fort Lee (soon to be re-branded as the World’s largest Holiday Inn Express).

  • Teresa “Sarge” Colatarci

    Navy

    Meet Teresa “Sarge” Colatarci, general manager/regional director of operations for six IHG Army Hotels at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. Following her service in the U.S. Navy, she continues to serve by providing True Hospitality through the IHG Teen Academy.

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