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Seeking Chefs Looking For A Seachange

Governors Lodge Norfolk Island, Norfolk Island

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Governor’s Lodge Resort on Norfolk Island are seeking chefs who are passionate about delivering memorable guest experiences. We are looking for energetic, driven and professional, but not limited to Junior Sous, Sous or Head chefs to work within our 2 cafes & restaurant.

About you:
- Proven experience in high volume restaurants, a la carte environment, hotels, commercial kitchen or catering company.
- Have a passion for food and innovative design, coupled with a strong work ethic, taking pride in the quality and consistency of the food you produce.
- Excellent presentation and impeccable grooming standards.
- A great passion, pride and enthusiastic for your work. We want you to come to work with a positive, friendly and can do attitude.

Sous chefs, must have at least three years’ experience in that role and qualifications in commercial cookery. Strong leadership skills, assist to train and develop and motivate the team. Ability to think outside the box and develop new menu ideas. Display a high level of professionalism and driven to hit monthly targets. Efficiently maintain high standards of service while operating in a fast pace kitchen environment. Be available and flexible to work to a full time rotational roster, including breakfast, nights, weekends and public holidays. Work rights in Australia, RSA, food handler’s certificate or the ability to do so.

What’s in it for you?
- An amazing opportunity to work in a stunning and unique island life environment.
- Be part of a wonderful community where your contribution is valued and appreciated.
- Flexible rosters and very good work conditions
- Full benefits
- Generous salary package
- An opportunity to grow and develop your career in one of the largest privately owned companies on Norfolk island

Your airfare from Brisbane or Sydney to Norfolk Island will be provided, as long as you stay for a minimum 4 months, and provide one months notice prior to leaving. (If you leave earlier the cost of the airfare is deducted from your pay) Please note that you will need to be double vaccinated to enter Norfolk Island.

We can also assist with securing self-contained accommodation (rent would be salary sacrificed from your wage) including gas & electricity, plus an e-bike to get around. You are also more than welcome to source your own accommodation & transport once you settle in.

Working on Norfolk Island in the tourism/hospitality field is now eligible for 2nd & 3rd year WHV extensions!

Couples or friends travelling together are welcome- please upload both resumes. (see our other job ad for resort all rounders)

If you think you have what it takes to join our large friendly team at Governor’s lodge Resort - Wave Hospitality Group Pty Ltd and would like the opportunity to work and live on beautiful Norfolk island, APPLY now! We would love you to start ASAP!

Governors Lodge Resort is a division of the Wave Hospitality Group Pty Ltd

Postcode: 2899 (Norfolk Island, Norfolk Island)

Not a backpacker? That's ok. We accept applications from Australian citizens, permanent residents, international students as well as working holiday visa holders. If you are qualified for this position, please register and apply via the form below.

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Governors Lodge

Member since: January 2021

Governor’s Lodge is a serene retreat of 55 individual units, set in 12 acres of landscaped sub-tropical gardens dotted with majestic Norfolk Pines.
It has recently come under new ownership, and after being closed during COVID for refurbishments we are now open & looking for new staff to join our team & enjoy the Island lifestyle. There is a pool, cafe & modern Australian restaurant onsite.

Hospitality, Travel & Tourism