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Commis Chef | Full Time

Job No: SPM18021301
Location: Melbourne

Stamford Plaza Melbourne is a five star luxury hotel located at the 'Paris end' of Little Collins Street in the heart of the shopping & theatre district. We are now seeking an energetic Commis Chef to join our passionate kitchen team on a full time basis.  

The successful person will be responsible for:

  • preparing food items by following standardized recipes to deliver consistent quality dishes
  • ensuring ‘mis en place’ is ready prior to service delivery
  • actively participating in training sessions when new menu items are introduced
  • complying with control procedures for food production, portion control and stock management
  • rotating through each kitchen of the hotel in order to develop a broad range of skills and work with a variety of talented chefs
  • following hotel procedures in regards to preparation and pack down of kitchen areas
  • ensuring kitchen work area is hygienic, clean & well presented

Stamford Plaza Melbourne are looking for a person who is:

  • proactive, energetic and shares a passion for the hospitality industry
  • attained a trade qualification in commercial cookery
  • demonstrated experience working in a 4 or 5 star hotel (desirable)
  • previous experience with a la carte service
  • previous experience in a busy commercial kitchen
  • flexible to work on a rotating roster which includes weekends and public holidays
  • possess effective communication skills
  • organised, innovative and committed to the kitchen
  • can work in a pressure, fast paced environment
  • work to the prescribed health and safety standards of the hotel

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  • To process the application for other open positions with the Stamford Hotels and Resorts which you may be suitable for, and
  • To conduct necessary reference checks

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