Sous Chef - Kimberley, Western Australia
Sous Chef – Luxury Lodge Homestead
With the 2020 season fast approaching, El Questro is proud to be offering the role of Sous Chef at our world famous Homestead luxury lodge. Surrounded by the beautiful, pristine Kimberley landscape, this is truly a place to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle as well utilising your culinary flair for appreciative guests from all over the world.
From March to October, El Questro’s three unique resorts: Emma Gorge, The Station Township and The Homestead offer a diverse range of accommodation, dining and natural attractions to guests from all over the world.
At El Questro, food and wine are as much an attraction as the wild country that surrounds the Resorts. The food and beverage offering at The Station offers an array of choices to suit the varied clientele, from gourmet pizzas to prime steaks and barramundi, Emma Gorge boasts an 80 seat buffet area as well as the 40 seat Modern Australian a’ la carte Restaurant. Both venues serve breakfast, lunch and dinner in a variety of formats in addition to catering for our many tours and activities.
Located in the spectacular East Kimberley, just over an hour’s drive west of Kununurra, WA, this property has something for everyone. From first class Barramundi fishing, to remote waterfalls, thermal springs and endless gorges, this park will exceed all expectations for any adventurer, 4WD enthusiast or someone simply seeking new challenges and experiences. With the Cockburn Ranges as a backdrop, El Questro offers an energetic and social working environment whilst providing the opportunity to explore our amazing backyard and experience the exceptional in one of Australia’s most unique and untouched locations.
What you will bring to the role:
Proven experience managing a kitchen in an a’ la carte restaurant or similar venue
Hands on working knowledge of buffet and function service
Attention to detail and ability to achieve highest standards of food quality
A passion for food and creative flair
Butchery and pastry experience desirable
Proven success in managing, developing and motivating a small kitchen team
Demonstrated track record meeting financial targets for food and labour costs
Sound knowledge of HACCP and ability to maintain cleanliness and food safety regulations
Friendly and flexible disposition that provides high levels of guest service and encourages feedback
Strong communication and organisational skills
High level of professionalism in the workplace
Ability to work well under pressure
Personal grooming standards suited to a guest focused business
Certificate III or IV in Commercial Cooking.
Senior First Aid (Desirable)
This is a “live-on” remote location role. Working in a remote location is not for everyone, so you must think carefully about the reality of living in a remote location for an extended period of time.
In return we offer a truly unique working environment with some great remote area benefits including subsidised accommodation and meals, discounted holidays and regular social events.
To learn more about Delaware North Companies & El Questro, visit our website: www.delawarenorth.com.au & www.elquestro.com.au
Employment may be subject to a satisfactory National Criminal Record Check.