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Executive Chef, Destination Venue

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Job Title: Executive Chef, Destination Venue
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Queensland
Expertise: Culinary Recruitment
Salary: Gold Coast, QLD
Reference: 1228534
Job Published: 26 Jun 2024
Closing Date: 24 Jul 2024

Job Description

Client Profile

We have partnered with a truly innovative and progressive company that is not only known for setting industry standards but also for creating innovative and exciting experiences where imagination finds purpose and creativity takes on new forms.

Our client owns and operates a diverse portfolio of businesses and is widely recognised for its professional, community-focused approach to business.

The venues offer unique concepts and premium food and beverage offerings for their respective communities. From state-of-the-art event facilities to authentic dining offerings, our client is one that you will be proud to work for.

Job Description

As the Executive Chef, you will be in a true leadership role, delivering a positive, inclusive and welcoming culture for colleagues and customers alike. In addition to being accountable for delivering great, consistent food with excellent financial returns, you will be responsible for hiring, training and developing your team to ensure their ability matches your expectations. You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of food operations. 

We are specifically looking for an Executive Chef who can grow the already stellar performing food offering into the events space as well as develop new concepts.

You will utilise your high-level culinary skills, people management and kitchen management experience to produce an exceptional guest experience. With this, you will drive the venue to further growth and success.

Candidate Profile

To be successful in this role you will have;
  • At least three years experience in a leadership role in a busy venue that delivers a premium offering
  • Exemplary management skills and the ability to work autonomously
  • Industry-leading culinary skills with cuisine flexibility
  • A genuine passion for a hands-on approach to lead your team
  • Modern skills for stock ordering, receiving and minimising wastage
  • A highly structured and organised approach

This fantastic role offers a strong remuneration package comprised of a generous base salary plus super.

To learn more about this role, submit your application or contact Bernard Dempsey via

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