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Department: Food & Beverage

Australia Zoo has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced chef to join the team. If the culinary world is your passion and you enjoy providing exceptional food and dining experiences, then this is the job for you.

As the Chef you will join a team of experienced staff that is relentlessly focussed on excellence and strives to ensure guest's dining experiences are an attraction itself. 

Essential Criteria:

  • Chef qualifications
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a supervisory role within Food and Beverage
  • Food Safety Supervisor Certificate
  • Competence in delegating multiple tasks and following up to ensure completion
  • Up to date with food and beverage trends and best practices
  • Excellent customer service skills and an in-depth knowledge of customer service principles and practice
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level of supervisory, decision making and organisation skills
  • Exceptional problem solving and planning skills with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be well presented at all times and lead by example
  • Experience in high end, high volume functions
  • Experience in all facets of food safety compliance
  • Experience in Microsoft excel, word
  • Experience in recipe and menu engineering
  • Experience in a large production kitchen utilizing portion control is desired but not essential

What this job has to offer you;

  • This is not your normal hospitality environment. With normal business operating hours, you will get to enjoy evenings off, giving you a healthy work/life balance
  • Working within an energetic, friendly environment with an atmosphere like no other
  • There are no split shifts and wages are paid weekly
  • Staff benefits and industry discounts
  • Opportunity to produce and serve quality meals

      If you are looking for a job within hospitality that offers you sociable working hours and meet the above criteria please send your application to or click "Start Application" option below. Applications may close prior to the advertised date.

      Apply for this job below. Applications close 19th of September 2018

      Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

      • Education history
      • Employment history
      • References
      • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
      • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
      • your availability (what hours can you work)
      • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
      • Any other info that may support your application

      Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.