Sous Chef - El Questro - Western Australia
Set over an incredible 700,000 acres of untamed natural beauty, El Questro is truly at the heart of WA’s Kimberley region. A destination unlike any other, El Questro delivers a unique and immersive holiday experience exploring one of Australia’s ‘last true frontiers’.
Opening in April, El Questro comprises three distinct accommodation offerings – the Station, the Homestead and Emma Gorge – each catering to a different style of holiday maker.
El Questro Station is the hub of the property, set on the riverbank and offering air conditioned accommodation and extensive camping options. Emma Gorge offers luxury safari-style tented cabins for experiencing the wonders of the outback in comfort. For premium travellers, the El Questro Homestead is private and exclusive, hosting 20 guests at a time in luxury accommodation atop Chamberlain Gorge and River.
El Questro prides itself on high-end experiential tourism and guests can explore the vast property by guided 4WD tour, heli tour, river cruises and much more. Working collaboratively with the traditional custodians of this historic area is a highly important element of El Questro’s operations as we strive to deliver authentic and culturally enriching experiences.
With extensive F&B operations, El Questro offers diverse dining options in each of their accommodation hubs. The restaurants and bar serve modern Australian fare with an emphasis on local and seasonal produce, and serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.
We are commencing recruitment for our Sous Chefs for the El Questro 2022 season. In this roles you will be responsible for providing an efficient and cost-effective food service, with the smooth day-to-day operation in one of our Commercial Kitchens, consisting of a rotating roster over breakfast, lunch & dinner, with consistent superior guest focus at the forefront of all activities. You will work with the Head Chef to produce an unforgettable dining experience.
In your role will ensure the kitchen complies with sanitation regulations and safety standards while controlling and directing food preparation. You will foster a climate of cooperation and respect within the team while maintaining consistent superior guest focus at the forefront of all activities. You will cook dishes that will delight our customers with their taste and timely delivery. You will also liaise with front of house staff to ensure smooth and efficient delivery of daily services.
Skills & Experience
- Previous experience as a Sous Chef
- Formal trade qualifications in commercial cooking or equivalent experience
- Excellent communication skills
- Proven ability to work within a team and autonomously
- Ability to prep and organise ahead
- Current First Aid Certificate is highly desirable
- HACCP experience essential, with a high emphasis on food hygiene
- Current Drivers License.
It is preferable that you possess either a Certificate 3 or 4 in Commercial Cookery (or equivalent) and must have a least 3 years experience in commercial kitchens post qualification.
Fantastic package on offer!
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 new 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.
This is a remote role, where you will be living and working at El Questro for the duration of the season. As such, please consider the reality of living in a remote location for an extended period of time. G’day Group offers competitive remuneration and remote living benefits. We also offer career development and learning opportunities including structured training programs and on the job experience and mentoring.
We believe in creating experiences that people will always want more of. Inspiring and share worthy; the real stuff memories are made of.
How to Apply
If the above sounds like you then APPLY NOW!
Please visit the careers page on www.discoveryparks.com.au or via the link below. Please have your cover letter and resume together ready to upload.
To learn more about G’day Group & El Questro, visit our website:
www.gdaygroup.com.au & www.elquestro.com.au
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*Please note that roles with Onsite & Live-In Accommodation do not allow pets.
Prior to an offer of employment being made, candidates must provide authority for a Federal Police and Working With Children Clearance to disclose any criminal offences or charges. If you already have a Police Clearance valid within the last 6 months, please upload a copy to your profile.