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Executive Sous Chef

Posted April 7, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melbourne - Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

About This Job


An Executive Sous Chef is responsible for contributing to menu creation and managing and training the kitchen brigade to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while managing food cost controls.

What will I be doing?

An Executive Sous Chef will be required to manage food cost controls. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Contribute to menu creation

  • Manage and train the kitchen brigade effectively to ensure a well-organised and motivated team

  • Ensure consistency in quality of dishes at all times

  • Ensure resources meet business needs through the effective management of working rotas

  • Support brand standards through the training and assessment of your team

  • Manage food cost controls to contribute to Food and Beverage revenue

  • Knowledge of activities in other departments and implications

  • Ensure compliance with food hygiene and Health and Safety standards


What are we looking for?

An Executive Sous 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:

  • Strong Junior Sous Chef or previous Sous Chef Experience

  • A current, valid, and relevant trade commercial cookery qualification (proof required)

  • Approaches food in a creative way

  • Strong supervisory skills

  • Positive attitude

  • Good communication skills

  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service

  • Excellent grooming standards

  • Excellent planning and organising skills

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 over 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!

As part of our team, you can expect to receive:

  • competitive wages with higher penalty rates than industry average

  • exclusive food & beverage and accommodation discounts

  • career development planning and opportunities, and;

  • an investment in your wellbeing to include flexible working arrangements that support you in making space for what matters most.





About this Employer

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melbourne - Flinders Street

270 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000


180 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s dynamic central business district, just steps from the vibrant arts and entertainment district, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melbourne – Flinders Street offers an ideal base for business and leisure travelers. Our modern Melbourne hotel is situated directly opposite historic Flinders Street Station and Federation Square, and is within walking distance of many corporate offices, the famous Melbourne Laneways and the South Bank precinct. Enjoy easy access to Melbourne attractions, restaurants, sporting venues and retail precincts, including Etihad Stadium, Melbourne Cricket Stadium, Bourke Street Mall and Collins Street. Melbourne International Airport is just 22km from our inviting Melbourne hotel.

Stylish, modern and spacious, each guest room offers WiFi (fee applies), a flat-screen HDTV and a desk with a designer chair. Refresh with a selection of elegant amenities in the contemporary bathroom and enjoy a restful night’s sleep in the plush Sweet Dreams® by DoubleTree bed.

Plan a cocktail reception or corporate event for up to 140 people at this modern hotel in Melbourne with three versatile meeting spaces, all with contemporary A/V equipment.

Relax with a glass of wine or a cold beer and savor contemporary Australian cuisine in our on-site restaurant and bar, Platform 270. Energize with modern cardio, resistance and weight equipment in the complimentary fitness center. Our friendly staff looks forward to greeting you on arrival with a signature DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie.