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Remote Area Pub Chef/cook

exchange hotel Coen old Coen, Cooktown & Cape York

Job Description

Head Chef/Cook Cape York Queensland

We are seeking an experienced Head Chef/Cook for our busy pub located in the far northern Queensland town of Coen, Cape York.
This remote but very busy seasonal pub provides motel accommodation, dongas and campgrounds, along with a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu and lively bar. The property has 7 staff and 6 children living and working on site.

Casual Role – Seasonal (Peak season begins end of April through to Late October/November)
$30.00 per hour – Flat rate
roster and hours agreed on employment.
+ 9.5% Super
FREE Accommodation & Meals *Donga style accommodation

Day to day management of the kitchen, stock control and stock ordering
Supervision and delegation duties of kitchen staff
Cooking of exceptional pub style meals, menu planning
Take pride in the presentation of food being served
Maintain a clean kitchen
Working a variety of shifts
The ability to work flexibly and within a team


The successful candidate must be able to handle the overall management of the kitchen and kitchen staff. The remote location presents potential produce delivery issues so we will need someone happy to think on their feet and bring solutions not problems.

Telstra Mobile Coverage with access to guest wifi

Postcode: 4892 (Coen, Cooktown & Cape York)

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  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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exchange hotel Coen old

Member since: April 2021

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The Exchange Hotel is located in the Far North Queensland town of Coen. We are also known as the sExchange hotel, thanks to a cheeky patron way back in the 70's!

Hospitality, Travel & Tourism