Culinary | Listed 13 July

Rydges Palmerston – Chef de Partie / Commis Chef / Casual Chef

Work type

About the business

Australian & New Zealand owned and operated for more than 30 years, Rydges operates quality city, suburban, and resort-style hotels in key destinations across Australia and New Zealand, with a refreshingly down-to-earth approach. Rydges provides genuine local hospitality with quality essentials alongside its trademark ‘too easy’ service.

About the role

The Rydges Hotel Palmerston is now looking for enthusiastic all-rounder chefs to fill the current positions available:

CDP/relief CDP – Hotel

Working with a well-known & respected NT head chef, this role will see you gaining experience across all sections of the kitchen, from bulk prep to Modern Asian fine dining services.

  • Rydges Palmerston Hotel /Madame Za Restaurant
  • 80-seater Restaurant, conference & large function facilities. Outside pool area with facilities in place for poolside bar/catering use
  • Breakfast buffet, Lunch & Evening A’la Carte, Functions work & A ’la Carte meal service, food prep etc
  • Assisting with menu & dish design
  • Assisting with maintaining standards of hygiene and presentation of kitchen
  • Delegation & supervision of kitchen utility staff
  • Casual & full-time position packages available.

Commis Chef/CDP – This role involves servicing a small workforce catering contract, managed by the Rydges Palmerston Hotel. Casual role with potential for Salaried position available for the right candidate

  • Small catering contract for up to 50 FIFO workers
  • Assisting with menu design & rotations
  • Maintaining standards of hygiene and presentation of kitchen
  • Delegation & supervision of kitchen utility staff
  • Potential additional shifts for Functions work & A ’la Carte meal service & food prep at the main Hotel facility

Benefits & perks

  • Renowned for our refreshingly local, down-to-earth experiences. 
  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job. 
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, JUCY Snooze and more. 
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more. 
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo. 
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network. 
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.  
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.  

Skills & experience

  • Minimum Cert II commercial cookery certificate
  • Food Safety Supervisor (Desirable)
  • At least 2 years’ experience in either A’la carte or FIFO catering roles.

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