Cook Grade 3 Load Rate ($62,833 plus 17% super)
Full-time, Fixed-term position up to 2 years
Closing date: Sunday 5 February 2023 at 11.00 pm AEST (R-15819)
About This Opportunity
This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Commis Chef to join our culinary team at Patina Restaurant at Customs House. Assisting the Executive and Sous Chef in maintaining the high culinary standards.
Patina at Customs House is a modern and contemporary restaurant offering relaxed dining with an emphasis on paddock to plate philosophy, Patina offers a unique shared dining experience overlooking the Brisbane River. The restaurant is located within Customs House which is one of Brisbane's heritage icons also includes private event spaces and the kitchen will cater to events both on and offsite.
Staff are required to fulfil 38 hours per week across a seven day roster including some weekends, and evenings.
Key responsibilities will include:
Production of all foods for Patina at Customs House
Production of function for food for in house events and for outside catering
Maintenance of high standards of food output
Assist in the training and supervision of kitchen hands
Responsible use of all kitchen equipment
Recording of cold rooms and fridge temperatures
Recording of temperatures of incoming stock where required
Maintenance of mise en place for restaurant and function
Informing the chef in charge of stock requirements
Following all requirements in maintaining the Food Safety Plan
This role is subject to The University's Code of Conduct.
Completion of apprenticeship in cookery
Minimum of 2 years experience in the role of commis chef chef in a similar establishment
Current BCC Food Safety Supervisor Certificate
Strong knowledge of the production of a la carte and banquet foods
Good knowledge of all kitchen procedures and operations
A genuine interest in and knowledge of food and current trends
Excellent organisational skills
Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of workplace, health and safety procedures in a kitchen
Valid Driving License
What We Can Offer
This is a Full-time, Fixed-term position up to 2 years at Cook Grade 3 Load Rate.
The full-time equivalent base salary will be $62,833 plus super of up to 17%. The total package including superannuation will be $73,514.
Customs House has a Christmas closure period to refresh at the end of the year, is closed public holidays and also offers a generous 17% superannuation and leave loading.
For further information about UQ's benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018 - 2021.
To discuss this role please contact John Offenhauser (Executive Chef - Customs House) at [email protected]
For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number in the subject line.
Want to Apply?
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About The Selection Process
To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline or will not be accepted.
The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options will be available.
Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
Background Checks : All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
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