Retail Chef De Partie | Luna Park Sydney

Retail Chef De Partie

Job Vacancy

RETAIL CHEF DE PARTIE

Sydney’s much-loved Luna Park is a unique entertainment precinct on the Harbour foreshore where everyone goes ‘Just 4 Fun’.

The retail food and beverage (FAB) offering at Luna Park includes grab and go items, fast food and bistro menu options. Luna Park FAB outlets are shortly undergoing a substantial refurbishment, as such, this is a newly created role best suited to a Chef de Partie with retail experience, preferably in chicken production and rotisserie cooking.

A natural sense of creativity and innovation is important to deliver on our promise of ‘exceptional guest experience’. As the Retail Chef de Partie you will be required to prepare food that in itself becomes an experience, by injecting a sense of playfulness and theatre into the menu preparation and presentation.

The Retail Chef de Partie will be responsible for the outlet food preparation and production, control and operating within prescribed COGS and minimizing wastage. You will need to be a strong communicator with a calm manner and be quality focused ensuring consistency and food presentation meet the required standards. Training of short order cooks in rotisserie chicken preparation and production is a function of this position.

A flexible approach and resourcefulness will ensure good planning and the sharing of the kitchen resources works to everyone’s needs. Working knowledge of HACCP and food safety regulations is also a requirement.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in this role you must have:
  • Retail food and beverage cooking experience in a high-volume environment
  • Rotisserie chicken experience highly desirable
  •  Culinary trade qualifications to a minimum of Cert III
  • Strong planning, organization and execution skills
  • Commitment to quality food preparation, presentation and hygiene standards
  • Skills to contribute to ordering and offering suggestions for new menu items
  • Monitor COGS and minimize wastage
  • Knowledge of sauces, stocks, seafood, pizzas and good pan work
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong team player and willingness to assist other food production areas when necessary
  • Be able to work calmly when under pressure
  • HACCP, Food Safety and WH&S awareness and practice
  • This is a full time position with the majority of hours being worked Friday through Monday, which will include some evening shifts on weekends

WE OFFER:

Luna Park is an award-winning precinct in the area of food, venues, innovation, service and employee programs. Enjoy public transport at the door, discounted staff parking on site and discounts on food and beverage right across the park.
 

HOW TO APPLY:

If you want to join a great team and are eager to be part of our success in our revitalised outlets, then we welcome your application asap.
Please apply now with a CV and cover letter explaining how your skills and experience satisfy the criteria listed above. Email jobs@lunaparksydney.com.