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Commis Chef

NZ - Queenstown
Date Posted:
25/11/16 22:30
Company Name:
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
A Commis Chef with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for preparing and presenting high quality dishes to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Brand?
One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. The brand continues to be the innovative, forward-thinking global leader of hospitality. With products and services that meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers, we shape experiences in which every Guest feels cared for, valued, and respected.

If you understand the importance of upholding a brandï¾’s reputation and value the effort it takes to provide a globally recognized hospitality experience, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Because it's with Hilton Hotels & Resorts where we promise an exceptional Guest experience every time.

What will I be doing?
As a Commis Chef, you will utilise your creative flair and passion for food to ensure high quality food production for hotel outlets, which meets the Hilton Worldwide standards.

Part of the wider Kitchen team, you will work autonomously and manage your time and workspace accordingly, in order to prepare the daily required food for various culinary operations within the hotel, while ensuring all hygiene and Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) requirements are consistently met. You will work on a rotating shift basis, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. You will be a self-starter, able to motivate & organise yourself, who enjoys autonomy in your role. More specifically you will be performing the following tasks and responsibilities;

* Prepare and present high quality dishes within company guidelines
* Keep all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination
* Prepare all mis-en-place for all relevant menus
* Assist in positive outcomes from guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
* Ensure food stuffs are of a good quality and stored correctly
* Contribute to controlling costs, improving gross profit margins, and other departmental and financial targets
* Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
* Report maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues
* Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
* Awareness departmental targets and strive to achieve them as part of the team
* Be environmentally aware

Hilton World Wide Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
What are we looking for?A Commis Chef serving Hilton Worldwide Brand hotels and vacations are 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:
  • NVQ Level 1
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on own or in teams
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
  • Previous kitchen experience in similar role

What benefits will I receive?
Our team are responsible for living up to our brand promise of 'ensuring that every guest feels cared for, valued and respected' we achieve this by ensuring our Blue Energy culture is alive in each of our hotels. Blue Energy is the unspoken energy and passion behind each of our dedicated team members who are focused on making a difference. It links our vision 'To fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality' - to our values of 'Hospitality', 'Integrity', 'Leadership', 'Teamwork', 'Ownership' and 'Now'. As a Hilton team member you can expect to receive;
  • Team member only discount global Hilton room rates
  • Membership with 'Hilton Rewards' Australasian benefits program
  • Discounts on products and services in participating Hilton outlets
  • Access to Hilton University training, offering more than 3000 learning programs
  • Career development planning and opportunities
Job Categories
Hilton Queenstown Hotel
Entry Level Position