Sous Chef

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Hyatt Place Melbourne, Essendon Fields

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Job description

    • Permanent Full Time Position
    • Leading Global Hotel Brand
    • Competitive salary & benefits
    • Learning, Development & Career advancement opportunities

About Hyatt Place

Hyatt Place hotels provide intuitive design and quality offerings, delivered at great value. The Hyatt Place experience is designed to be simple and seamless and the brand was recognised by JD Power as achieving the highest levels of guest satisfaction among upscale hotel chains in 2015.

About the Role

As the Sous Chef, you will be responsible for efficient running of the Event Kitchen in line with Hyatt International’s Corporate Strategies. You will oversee the kitchen in lieu of the kitchen management and ensuring operations run accordingly to all culinary standards.

Working in a team, you will support the Executive Sous Chef in supervising and managing the day to day operations as well as supporting the team to achieve our purpose.

This varied and dynamic role provides a chance to develop your Hospitality career within an international company; either in Australia or overseas.  

Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Assist in maximizing employee morale and productivity
  • Prepare, create and present all dishes for client events
  • Ensure all dishes from the section are prepared consistently and according to standard
  • Assign responsibilities to subordinates and to check their performance periodically
  • Assist in the training and guidance of culinary employees
  • Conduct monthly inventory checks on all operating equipment and supplies
  • Plan and distribute the weekly roster and work schedules in a timely manner, ensuring the kitchen is adequately staffed
  • Monitoring all kitchen operating costs and take corrective action when necessary to reduce expenses
  • Calculate daily, all kitchen purchased and summarize each week for the Executive Sous Chef
  • Evaluate local, national and international market trends 

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (or equivalent)
  • Previous supervisory experience in a hotel or similar position in a fast-paced, bulk production environment
  • Qualifications / certificates in HACCP, local Food handling & Hygiene would be advantageous
  • Exceptional people management skills and a commitment to developing employees
  • The confidence to promote ideas and make sound decisions under pressure
  • A strong attention to detail and the desire to produce high quality operational and administrative outcomes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead a team
  • The ability to create a positive first impression with an understanding of the importance of 5 star grooming standards
  • The flexibility to work on a 24/7 rotating roster including public holidays

A career with Hyatt opens a world of opportunities. We have continually been named one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces.


Our values of Empathy, Creativity, Fun, Humility, Integrity and Respect are at the core of what we do. Our family atmosphere is what keeps our associates highly engaged. To get a peek into how our colleagues experience the brand, check out #InAHyattWorld, #WorldofHyatt, #hyattaustraliacareers and


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Job type
Bangholme, Australia
F&B kitchen
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As soon as possible

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