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LUNA PARK VENUES

Award winning Luna Park Venues is Sydney’s most iconic property. Showcasing 13 unique, multipurpose, waterfront venues which many offer unrivalled vistas of the cityscape and the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Set within the famous Luna Park entertainment precinct our events range from small, intimate cocktail gatherings of 70 people through to sit-down banquets of 1,300 guests, as well as large-scale exhibition, conferencing and all of Park events, for up to 7,000.

In addition to our world class functions, Luna Park’s food and beverage operations also encompasses large ticketed events for 2950 pax in The Big Top, as well as the retail food and beverage outlets in the Park, and an exciting new addition; a stunning harbour front wine bar due to open this year!

Your new role:

Reporting to the General Manager Operations, this position functions as the strategic leader of all food environments across the business and will be accountable for driving each area to its optimum potential in terms of quality, market positioning, customer service, compliance, profitability, client perception and business expansion outcomes.

This diverse role is suited to a self-motivated, high performing and creative Executive Chef who is passionate about all of the food offerings within the business. It takes the right ingredients to ensure all guests seeking out different dining experiences across the site are well catered for. Whether it’s a wedding, a gala dinner, a celebratory gathering or a theme park guest enjoying a gourmet hamburger, the underpinning philosophy is the same across all the brands. The food product must exceed expectation and in itself become a memorable experience.

Profitability, innovation and compliance will be achieved by working in collaboration with the respective Department Heads and General Managers across all brands.

Maintenance of and the discipline to ensure compliance of our HACCP and Gold Catering Licence accreditation is paramount.

Key to your success will be the ability to cultivate high performing teams by exercising strong leadership, quality mentoring and sound relationship building skills.

Through continuous improvement initiatives, refinement of product, sustainable and safety objectives and a harmonious team environment, the food operations of the business will continue to delight and impress our visitors and grow our enviable reputation.

What we are looking for:

Your recipe to success must contain the following:

  • Stable track record of senior leadership positions preferably specialising in premium high-volume catering environments
  • Willingness to be hands on in food production and delivery as required
  • A success track record of leading Kitchens with high quality produce and profitable menus
  • Eye for design in food production, presentation and merchandising
  • Strong planning and organisation skills with immaculate attention to detail
  • Desire to stay at the front of Industry developments and trends
  • Confident communicator
  • Demonstrated calm, rational and professional manner
  • Ability to create a culture of respect and grow a cohesive team
  • Inspire teams and drive creativity to keep the business at the forefront of the industry
  • Developed financial acumen
  • Cert III culinary qualification, or have an international qualification assessed to this level
  • Management qualifications will be well regarded
  • Flexibility to work a variety of hours including weekdays, weekends, and evenings to support teams in event delivery.

This is a unique opportunity to join an iconic and established business with leaders who are passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences and creating an enjoyable and rewarding work environment.

If you are a culinary professional, dedicated to your craft with the drive and ambition to make an impact in this position, jump on board and savour the F&B experience to its fullest.

Apply Now:

We look forward to receiving your application which includes a current CV and description of how your experience satisfies the key requirements of this position. Email your application to jobs@lunaparksydney.com

Rights to work in Australia

Please note it is a prerequisite of this role to have unrestricted working rights within Australia.  

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@lunaparksydney.com.