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Sous Chef (Full-Time) - Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

Hotel Brand: Crowne Plaza
Location: Australia, New South Wales, Lovedale

Hotel: Crowne Plaza - Hunter Valley (NTLHV)

Job number: EMEAA20663

About Us

Located in the heart of the Hunter Valley, just over two hours north of Sydney and offering premier resort accommodation with breath-taking vineyard views. Our guests can dine in our AGFG one chef hat restaurant Redsalt, perfect their swing on the 18-hole golf course, enjoy a game of tennis or basketball and indulge in renowned local wines and produce at our onsite restaurant and bars. 

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is looking for a skilled Sous Chef with passion, creativity, and a drive to lead & succeed. This key leadership role will assist the Executive Chef by coaching and guiding the culinary team and maintaining a smooth running of food service operations.  

Your day to day

You’ll be operational - supporting the team to prepare an array of dishes catering in the most part for Redsalt restaurant. Redsalt has a Farm to Table philosophy, and we invite you to bring your passion and enthusiasm in this space to drive and guide the food offering in this award-winning restaurant. Your culinary passion and creativity will flow through into your presentation and you’ll pride yourself on delivering a fantastic culinary experience for guests, with an emphasis on maintaining hygienic standards and consistency. You'll also bring experience in rostering, driving quality control, managing budgets, menu planning, and HACCP. This is the perfect next step role for an experienced Chef looking for their next leadership role, to take the reins and make it their own.

What we need from you

  • Minimum 4 years' experience as a Chef in a commercial kitchen with experience in a leadership/supervisory capacity
  • Qualifications in Commercial Cookery/Culinary Arts from a registered training provider
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of HACCP procedures
  • Ability to inspire and lead a team with a collaborative approach to work
  • Strong attention to detail, written and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritise workload
  • Look smart – adhere to personal grooming and hygiene standards

What we offer

  • Become part of the global IHG family – opening a door to endless career opportunities, click here to find out more about us
  • Uniform provided
  • Free meal on shift
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Free rounds of golf at Crowne plaza Hunter Valley
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Food & Beverage and Spa Discounts
  • IHG Hotel Room discounts for all colleagues
  • Training & development – we’re passionate about growing our talent. We’ll provide the training & development you need to succeed & progress into your next role
  • As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives

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