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Commis Chef

Posted February 22, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Description

A Commis Chef is responsible for preparing and presenting high quality dishes to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while consistently contributing to departmental targets.



What will I be doing?

As a Commis Chef, you are responsible for preparing and presenting high quality dishes to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Commis Chef will also be required to prepare all mis-en-place and contribute to departmental targets. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Ensure consistent great food production, in line with the high quality standards expected by Hilton
  • Perform tasks within a timely manner
  • Contribute to Kitchen revenue through effective food cost control
  • Provide support to the Kitchen brigade
  • Prepare and present high quality dishes within company guidelines
  • Keep all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination
  • Prepare all mis-en-place for all relevant menus
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
  • Report maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
  • Awareness departmental targets and strive to achieve them as part of the team
  • Meet all health and hygiene requirements
  • Be environmentally aware

Requirements

What are we looking for?

A Commis Chef serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Previous experience as a Commis Chef or Apprentice Chef
  • NVQ Level 1
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proven ability to work with a team and to follow instruction
  • A passion to learn and a drive to succeed in a culinary/hospitality career
  • Proof of completion in a basic food hygiene course
  • A passion for food and the culinary arts
  • Completion of an accredited commercial cookery course or trade apprenticeship
  • Experience multi-tasking and working in an environment with rigorous standards

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • NVQ Level 2


What will it be like to work for Hilton?


Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!








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About this Employer

DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns

121-123 The Esplanade
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Australia

+61-7-40506070

237 Room Hotel

doubletree3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Boasting uninterrupted views of the Coral Sea, and a stunning natural setting amidst landscaped tropical gardens, the oceanfront DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns is just a short walk from the city center, and Cairns' business, retail and entertainment districts. The hotel overlooks the picturesque Cairns Esplanade, and is just moments from Cairns Lagoon and Cairns Casino. Enjoy easy access to Cairns Convention Center and lots of attractions, including the World Heritage listed Daintree Tropical Rainforest and the Atherton Tablelands. The Great Barrier Reef departures terminal is 900m away, and Cairns International Airport is only 10 minutes’ drive from our Cairns hotel. Our onsite tour desk will help you explore the wonders of this unique region.

Stay connected in the 24-hour business center, and plan a meeting or wedding for up to 160 people at this modern hotel in Cairns, with six versatile meeting spaces. The lush gardens surrounding the hotel provide the perfect setting for an outdoor celebration or beautiful wedding photos.

Savor Mediterranean-inspired cuisine in The Atrium, which overlooks the hotel’s striking rainforest atrium. Energize in the complimentary 24-hour fitness center and refresh in the sparkling swimming pool as you enjoy wonderful waterfront views.

Stylish and comfortable, our guest rooms and suites are flooded with natural light through floor-to-ceiling windows. Enjoy modern amenities, including a refrigerator, a flat-screen TV, a Sweet Dreams® by DoubleTree bed, a large desk and WiFi (fee applies). Our friendly staff look forward to greeting you at check-in with a signature DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie.