Cook - Mount Mulligan

Mt Mulligan Lodge

About us

Part of the Northern Escape Collection, a curated portfolio of boutique sustainable lodges and experiences that showcase Far North Queensland’s diverse REEF – RAINFOREST – OUTBACK, Mt Mulligan Lodge offers laid-back luxury in the Queensland outback and is a member of the Luxury Lodges of Australia.

Located on a 28,000-hectare working cattle station, Mt Mulligan Lodge invites just 20 guests to experience the spirit of the outback through a captivating landscape that’s steeped in indigenous significance dating back 37,000 years. The expansive property bears the marks of the historic gold and coal rush and in its current operation, the pastoral history of Australia.

Mt Mulligan Lodge is currently recruiting for a skilled Cook. 

This position will best suit a chef with experience in luxury Australian resorts or hatted restaurants.  

Skills & requirements

  • Must be trade qualified
  • Minimum two years experience within a similar standard of kitchen
  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience in all cooking techniques and styles
  • Experience in daily changing menus is favourable
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Supportive and strong team player
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • Flexible approach


  • Assist Head Chef in developing seasonal menu
  • Managing the daily operation of your department according to lodge standards
  • Ensure consistency and highest quality in taste, presentation and appropriate food for guests at luxury lodge
  • Preparation of hot and cold food, including breakfast, lunch and dinner service
  • Working cohesively and productively with all other departments of the business
  • Any other duties as directed by Head Chef

Why should you join us?

  • Career growth opportunities – Mt Mulligan Lodge is part of the Northern Escape Collection, a portfolio of boutique sustainable lodges in Far North Queensland. Career growth within our lodges will be available to the right candidates.
  • Permanent live in position – You can spend days off exploring the spectacular surrounds, whilst saving more money than you can living in the city.
  • Subsidised colleague accommodation – including electricity, water

How to apply

If you would love to live in the heart of the Queensland Outback showcasing your positive attitude and strong work ethic, please apply now and enclose your CV and cover letter or email


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