Chef De Partie – Lizard Island Resort

Full Time | Culinary | QLD
Applications close 06-08-2024

Delaware North are currently seeking a Chef De Partie to join our Culinary Team at our Lizard Island Resort located at the 5 star property located on the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef, just over an hour’s flight north east of Cairns, QLD.

We are the northern most resort on the Great Barrier Reef, and a luxury lodge of Australia, Lizard Island is a truly serene property just away from the rest of the world. Saltwater Restaurant embodies the resort’s understated elegance. The menu, which changes daily, is fresh and creative, showcasing the finest local produce and freshest seafood, and for those very special occasions we offer private beach side dining with personalised degustation menus.


Key Responsibilities;

  • Experience working in a high end modern, a la carte kitchen (South East Asian OR Indian style cuisine experience will be highly regarded)
  • Extensive knowledge of cooking techniques;
  • Ability to work autonomously;
  • Passion for guest service and experience;
  • Supervise junior cooking and other kitchen personnel and coordinates their assignments.
  • Provide support to the Sous Chef for dinner services, degustation, food preparation and service.
  • Observes and execute methods of food preparation and cooking, size of portion, and garnishing of food
  • Personal grooming standards suited to a guest focused business


We are looking for a chef who has:

  • Relevant qualifications;
  • Proven passion for the industry;
  • A drive to learn and willingness to follow direction;
  • An emphasis on quality and pride in your work;
  • Strong communication and organisational skills;
  • A great work ethic and team player;
  • First Aid Certificate (Desirable);
  • Commitment, reliability and determination.

Off shift you will be able to experience Lizard Island on the reef or on land, from snorkelling, diving, paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking, visits to the Research Centre, tennis under night lights, morning yoga on the beach to many more fun staff activities, you really can achieve the easy going life many people dream of.

This is a “live-on” remote location role. Working in a remote location is not for everyone, so please think carefully about the reality of living in a remote location for an extended period of time.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory National Criminal Record Check.

Applications close 06-08-2024