IHG Executive Sous Chef, Sous Chef and Chef de Cuisine - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort in Hayman Island, Australia

Executive Sous Chef, Sous Chef and Chef de Cuisine - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Job Number EMEAA04855

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Australia - Queensland - Hayman Island


About us

Australia’s most iconic private island will welcome a new era of luxury when IHG opens InterContinental Hayman Island Resort in mid-early 2019. From Cooks to Chef de Cuisines, we will soon begin building a focused team to deliver a truly exceptional and unique luxury experience. The re-imagined InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will immerse you in the wonders of working in five-star luxury and offer amazing career and growth opportunities.This is an opportunity to live in a world heritage area, on the Great Barrier Reef, in a refurbished and exciting Village environment. A place that will provide a dynamic, positive and exciting living experience where you can kick amazing life goals off your list, and then, when you’re at work, grow and develop your hospitality experience within a world class luxury service environment. The opportunity to work across many aspects of the business and when you’re ready, head back to the mainland and join IHG around the country or world. A philosophy of growth, learning, achievement, and support will permeate all parts of your life when you decide to live and work on InterContinental Hayman Island Resort.

Your day to day

Boasting a grand palette of innovation; a strong banquet offering and five new restaurants and bars will present an eclectic array off gastronomic delights and extraordinary local flavour. Each experience enriched by an otherworldly setting of tropical rainforests or the crystal waters of the Coral Sea, from the all-new beachfront Pool Club to the reimagined dining icon, Pacific. Adding a passionate and worldly team who can bring the InterContinental Life alive is the last puzzle piece for the Resort’s delivery of rich and personal experiences.

Great restaurant memories come from many places. The sights, sounds, scents and, importantly, the food. Working within the reimagined Restaurants & Bars on the island, your passion for presentation and dedication to delivering flavour will complete each guest’s experience. By taking pride in your workspace, keeping your standards high, and giving our menu the benefit of your expertise, you’ll create some of our guests’ favourite culinary moments. The perfect complement to the unique personalised service provided by our world class front of house team.

So if you’re charismatic, approachable, and passionate about exceeding guest’s culinary expectations and playing a key role within the Kitchen Brigade - this is your opportunity to work in this unique environment and fast track your career. Roles will present a rare opportunity to break the mould of only having one focus and gain exposure across multiple restaurants, bars, culinary styles and cuisines. You’ll be a rounded member of the Kitchen Brigade with a focus on creating unique culinary experiences showcasing local produce and supporting a Kitchen that is a workspace everyone is proud to be a part of; from the food it produces to its hygiene standards.

What we need from you

If you hold relevant qualifications in cookery or HACCP, have some experience behind you and are ready to redefine the art of luxury dining across this luxury resort as a Steward, Cook, Commis Chef, Demi Chef, Chef de Partie, Chef de Cuisine or Exec Sous Chef then please express your interest by applying. Please ensure your application includes a brief cover letter outlining your experience, desired role and suitability for the role. You must hold the appropriate work rights to work within Australia and be available to relocate to the island and work full time from mid 2019 on a flexible roster which will include weekends and evenings.

What we offer

IHG are more than just a great place to stay, we are also one of Australia’s best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve.

We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 5,300 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster - visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.