Functions Chef de Partie | Luna Park Sydney

Functions Chef de Partie

Job Vacancy

Functions Chef de Partie

Luna Park Venues is one of Sydney's most stunning function venues- with its unique fairytale splendor on the harbor at Milsons Point encompassing spectacular waterfront views of the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Lavender Bay.

Complementing our stylish venues, accommodating from 60 to over 6,000 guests, is some of the finest catering Sydney has to offer. Our Kitchen provides exemplary service, professionalism and tantalising menu choices to all our clients and guests.

A recent winner of NSW Tourism Award Bronze for Business Events Venue, Luna Park Sydney has a Chef de Partie vacancy in our Function Production Kitchen team. We are looking for a strong Chef with proven industry experience working in a premium catering operation making exceptional food.

We require a creative Chef de Partie to join our existing hard working, friendly team in the kitchen on a full time basis. You will support the senior chef team with high volume catering for functions and events, from the initial preparation of ingredients through to the proud delivery of our dishes. At times you may be required to supervise and run a satellite kitchen for small functions.

Enjoy the surrounds of creative modern cuisine and be part of a team that is striving for ongoing success in its field. You will enjoy a competitive salary with the potential to earn bonuses. Uniform and laundering is provided, with discounted on-site parking and all forms of public transport only a short walk away, along with discounts on food and beverage right across the park.

This is a great opportunity to work for an iconic company which offers stability, diversity and a unique working experience. Awarded the 2015 Venue Management Award and 2015 Savour Award for Excellence in Function Catering, our distinctive venues have made an imprint in the industry.

To be successful in this role your proven skills will include: 

  • Demonstrated experience at a CDP level for a reputable venue
  • Experience in a high volume catering function environment
  • Qualification in Commercial Cookery (minimum Cert III)
  • Strong planning, organisation, leadership and execution skills
  • Commitment to high quality food preparation, presentation and hygiene standards 
  • Extensive food knowledge, with the ability to produce both traditional and modern dishes 
  • Strong knowledge of sauces, stocks and good pan work is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Be able to work well under pressure 
  • Ability to respond to new initiatives, changing conditions and shifting priorities 
  • Ability to lead and motivate others to achieve results 
  • Sound decision making skills
  • Strong team player 
  • Practise quality and cost control measures 
  • HACCP, Food Safety and WH&S awareness and practice 
  • Flexibility to work shifts rostered over 7 days and evenings, including weekends and public holidays

Above all you must possess attention to detail and have a true passion for the industry. If you are a culinary professional, dedicated to your craft with the drive and ambitions to make an impact in the position we invite you to apply online NOW.

Please forward your resume with cover letter to jobs@lunaparksydney.com.