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Head Chef - Authentic Chinese/Asian



  • Daydream Island - Whitsundays
  • Genuine learning and development opportunities
  • Variety, autonomy and opportunity for growth

Unspoiled luxury paradise island resort on the tropical coast of Queensland is seeking a Chef de Cuisine for a part of their Food and Beverage Operations.

Your new workplace

Surrounded by immaculate turquoise waters, the island has recently reopened its world-class venues and facilities, including first-class accommodation, a multitude of food beverage outlets as well as major event/conference space.

There are outstanding career development opportunities on offer and you will enjoy a truly unique lifestyle, whilst meeting new friends and exploring the island’s activities in your free time.

Day-to-day responsibilities

You will be part of a gastronomic team that will showcase their capabilities and provides guests with an amazing culinary experience. In your role as Head Chef, you will lead the team in their Asian casual dining restaurant ensuring the highest level of food and service standards. You will also be responsible for stock levels and hygiene control within your area.

Essential skills and attributes:

To be successful in this role, you will need the following

  • Commercial Cookery Cert III with Hospitality Management
  • Relevant experience in quality establishments
  • Solid experience with authentic Chinese and East and South Asian Cuisines
  • Computer Savvy
  • Complete understanding of quality, waste, and payroll control
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Flair and Passion for food
  • Solid understanding of food safety and hygiene principles
  • Physically fit
  • Team-player willingly assists others without being asked.
  • Able to manage a large team

What’s in it for me?

  • Genuine career and self-development opportunities
  • Wake up in paradise every day
  • Close-knit and inclusive team environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Sole accommodation

Note: This position is open to candidates currently in Australia with unrestricted work rights as this is a permanent, ongoing position. Unfortunately, we are unable to process applications from candidates seeking sponsorship in Australia or those on a Working Holiday Visa.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Vlasta Eriksson at Vlasta@signaturestaff.com.au, quoting Ref No. VE2020HC.

- Education: Currently Completing High School