Food & Beverage | Listed 23 May

Rydges World Square – Commis / Demi Chef

Work type
Full time

About EVT 

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. EVT encompasses Entertainment businesses that excite every sense, Ventures driven by a passion for new opportunities and Travel businesses that always feel local and authentic. At EVT, we’re the shakers and the Daymakers. The experience creators. The possibility makers and opportunity takers. We aim to make a positive impact on our people, communities and environment, every day. 

About Rydges 

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 Rydges World Square

Located in the bustling heart of Sydney’s CBD, become a part of our vibrant team at Rydges World Square. Elevate your career, by crafting unforgettable guest moments to creating exciting events in one of the newest and largest conference and events centres in Sydney. Are you ready for the next step?

About the role

We are seeking Commi  Chefs to join our team. We are looking for a leader to enhance our culinary offering and mentor a team of chefs to deliver exceptional experiences for our guests. Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Assisting Executive Chef with promotion of his culinary vision 
  • Liaise with other hotel departments to ensure exceptional guest experiences
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness and presentation, keeping all work areas both front of house and back of house clean and in working order
  • Evaluate recipes to determine pricing for menu items, considering food, labor, and overhead expenses
  • Prepare and cook various types of food in large quantities, either regularly or for special events.
  • Based on customers’ preferences develop the menu.
  • Conduct inspections of facilities and equipment to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Requisition stock, materials, supplies, or equipment.
  • Recruit and hire staff, including cooks and another kitchen worker. 
  • Schedule employee work hours by coordinating activities.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment to staff.
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
  • Consult with customers to plan menus for special occasions..
  • Enforce OH&S and hygiene regulations.

Benefits & perks 

At EVT, we want our people to experience our businesses and be brand and experience advocates. So, we make sure access to amazing ‘Elevate Perks’ are available to all staff from day dot. 

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.  
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, 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 

  • Ability to work a variety of shifts and flexibility with hours
  • Previous hotel experience is preferable 
  • Experience working in a fast paced, high-pressure kitchen environment whilst leading a team in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere

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