Chef Opportunities - qualia - Whitsundays


qualia is searching for career driven Chefs to join a dedicated and talented team of culinary professionals delivering fine food at the highest level. 

qualia is an oasis of Australian style, providing exceptional levels of award-winning luxury and intuitive, friendly service. We source and serve only the freshest and best local and international produce at its Pebble Beach and Long Pavilion restaurants, each with mesmerising views over the Whitsundays.

 Your Benefits

  • Save money with subsidised furnished staff accommodation
  • Staff perks – discounts on restaurants and activities!
  • Fantastic work culture and supportive community
  • Walk to work – forget city traffic 
  • Enjoy living and working on the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef!

Your Role

  • Work in two exclusive restaurants: Long Pavilion and Pebble Beach (hatted)
  • Create outstanding plates of food delivering a unique and special experience for qualia guests
  • Lunch, Dinner, private functions and exclusive events & in room dining with a difference
  • Fine Dining Modern Australian cuisine; a la carte, classics and degustation menus
  • Uphold and breathe qualia’s consistently excellent standards of service

About You

  • Must have successfully completed Certificate 3 in Commercial Cookery or equivalent
  • Valid Drivers Licence required
  • Michelin star or hatted experience desirable
  • Fine dining a la carte restaurant or hotel background essential
  • Minimum 4 years of post-apprenticeship experience
  • Demonstrated experience working in a busy kitchen and leading teams
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude who thrives working in a team

About Us
Part of the Whitsundays and in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island is one of Australia’s most spectacular and sought-after holiday destinations. Surrounded by pristine white beaches, and a kaleidoscope of coral and marine life, the island boasts 4 resort options, over 20 different culinary options, a championship golf course, a luxury Yacht Club and of course the award winning qualia resort.

If you meet the criteria and believe you will be a positive member of the Hamilton Island community let’s talk!  Apply now to take the next step in your career and lifestyle.

Hamilton Island is much more than a great place to work – it’s an amazing career opportunity.

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