Culinary | Listed 16 May

Rydges Pit Lane – Sous Chef

Work type
Full time

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.

100 4 star guest accommodation rooms, 120-200 pax Apex Bar X Dining A la carte restaurant and substantial conference & event spaces catering for up to 800 guests located within the super unique Bend Motorsport Park. Perfect for high octane thrill seekers or those that are after something different to the norm. No two days are the same here and you will get to be part of the team providing hospitality for major events such as V8 Supercars, Shannon’s Nationals & ASBK.

About the role

Due to continued business growth we are seeking a passionate, dynamic and experienced Sous Chef to join our brigade & have the opportunity to work alongside our area team. This is is a great full time role in a diverse and exciting venue.  At Rydges Pit Lane, our Food and Beverage team is responsible for delivering services 7 days a week and are able to offer shifts across breakfast, lunch and dinner, including buffet breakfast, a-la-carte restaurant and bar menus along with functions and events ranging from 5 people up to 1,000s.

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

  • Have experience in al a carte service
  • Be able to work unsupervised
  • Be hygiene & food safe conscious
  • Have fluent verbal & written English
  • Be reliable & punctual
  • Be able to plan, prioritise & make decisions effectively
  • Have a passion for food & exceeding guests expectations
  • handle pressure with panache
  • Have attention to detail 
  • like working in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • enthusiastic
  •  passionate work ethic
  • outgoing personality, positive attitude and loads of initiative
  • creative, with spirit
  • professional with a proactive approach and willingness to learn and develop
  • function experience
  • the ability to lead one or more team members effectively
  • a sense of humour
  • Flexible and adaptable to the fast paced & dynamic hotel industry
  • Diversity and can work Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Banquets shifts
  • A team player with a positive & enthusiastic attitude

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