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Pastry Cook

Job No: STAM11062018
Location: Brisbane

  • Work for Brisbane’s finest 5 Star luxury Hotel
  • Opportunity for progression into a higher role
  • Excellent team environment

About Us

Perfectly located on the banks of the river and a stones throw to the Botanic Gardens, the Stamford Plaza is Brisbane’s finest 5 Star luxury Hotel and the flagship for Stamford Hotels & Resorts. Our unique location is second to none in the Brisbane market, with all 252 guest rooms featuring stunning river views. The Hotel houses eight magnificent function rooms used to hold an array of Corporate, Special Events & Weddings and additionally hosts a variety of busy food and beverage outlets. To find out more about us and to see what we have to offer please visit our website:

About the role

Stamford Plaza is currently seeking an experienced and hardworking individual to join our talented Kitchen Brigade in the Pastry Kitchen. In this role you will be working under the direct supervision of our Executive Pastry Chef and other Senior Chefs to assist them with preparation and presentation of food items within the Hotel. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to develop their skills, work alongside industry professionals, and advance their careers in the Hospitality Industry.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Chefs with preparation and presentation of food items/buffets
  • Prepare equipment for use
  • Prepare and assemble ingredients for menu items
  • Organise mise en place
  • Prepare simple food items

Skills and Experience

  • An Australian recognised Trade or relevant qualification in Commercial Cookery
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Flexibility with working days, nights, weekdays and weekends
  • Have outstanding attention to detail and accurate in your work
  • Be organised during your shift and be able to prioritise duties
  • Can work under pressure and not get flustered
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Be dedicated to providing 5 star service
  • Experience using Mircos is an advantage
  • Must be an Australian Resident or have Visa Rights to work in Australia

Culture and Benefits

Our 'Knight's Head' Logo is conceived from our founder Sir Stamford's family crest and symbolises the core values that unify all members of our company. We believe our people are our greatest asset and we therefore strive to reward, retain and develop passionate and success-orientated professionals at all levels. As a team member with us you can expect to receive;

  • Food & beverage discounts in all F&B outlets within the Hotels
  • Discounted accommodation throughout Stamford Hotels & Resorts
  • Free staff meals
  • Uniforms and Laundry

Privacy Acknowledgment

The personal information provided in this form is collected for the purpose of assessing your suitability for employment with Stamford Hotels and Resorts (Australia and New Zealand). The personal information provided will be used in accordance with Stamford Hotels and Resorts privacy policy, particularly for the following purposes:

  • To process the application for the specific position you have applied for,
  • 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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Stamford Hotels and Resorts in Australia is obligated under the Privacy Act (1988) Cth, in New Zealand Privacy Act (1993) which regulates how it collects, uses and discloses personal information that we hold about you. By completing this Application form, you are supplying us with personal information. To enable us to discuss the information you have provided to use with your referees, the law requires we obtain your consent. By ticking, crossing or otherwise marking the "yes" box below, you explicitly and irrevocably consent to Stamford Hotels and Resorts or one of its associated companies discussing and disclosing your personal information with the referees you have listed above and other companies (including associated companies) in the Stamford Hotels and Resorts Group. 

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