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Chef De Partie

Start: ASAP Where: New Farm, QLD Type: Full time Pay: On application


The Calile, a family-owned luxury hotel property, operated by TFE Hotels, has been setting the standard for exceptional hospitality since its grand opening in 2018.  After five years of excellence, The Calile has achieved the pinnacle of recognition, securing the top spot for Oceania and ranked 12th in The World's 50 Best Hotels Awards 2023.

The Mission Statement for The Calile Hotel is simple yet ambitious – to deliver the best hotel experience in Australia. From large gestures to the finest details, we are driven to continually delight our guests. We strive to deliver an experience that is authentic and unpretentious, building a genuine relationship with our guests to ensure they wouldn’t consider staying anywhere else whenever they next return to Australia.


  • Growth and Development opportunities with an expanding global brand
  • Discounted on-site parking - $7 flat rate
  • Discounted food and beverage at all TFE outlets
  • Unlimited complimentary barista coffee whilst on duty
  • Global TFE-wide discounted accommodation for staff members, friends, and family (including The Calile Hotel)
  • Complimentary stay at The Calile Hotel
  • James Street Precinct retailer discounts
  • Inclusive and collaborative working culture that encourages diversity in thinking and idea generation

As a Calile team member, you’ll become part of a close-knit team operating one of Brisbane’s busiest hotels. We aim to meet our customer’s needs with honesty, integrity and care. The Calile Hotel has been developed by a local Brisbane family and is operated by TFE as part of the ever-growing TFE Hotels Collections. We are committed to continuous employee training and development, succession planning and career guidance because we know it makes our hotels better places to stay, and work.


Chef de Partie
Sous chef

Please note: You should have a minimum 2 years previous experience in the above or similar roles.


About the Role

The Calile Hotel has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, career-driven Chef de Partie to join our Kitchen Brigade. This position is a full-time opportunity.

To be successful, we are looking for the following attributes:

  • Certificate IV Commercial Cookery with a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role within a 4/5-star hotel.
  • Proven exemplary customer service skills - ensuring all food is prepared and presented in a way that aims to exceed guest expectation.
  • Strong communication skills – clear, concise, and open – within the team and across other departments.
  • Strong organisational skills – ensuring your section is clean and tidy and runs efficiently and productively.
  • Excellent time management – proactively ensuring preparation is done to ensure the readiness of current and proceeding shift.
  • Great teamwork – you are part of a busy team where collaboration and commitment to excellence are essential.
  • Creativity – from problem-solving under pressure to contributing to menu ideas in line with market trends.
  • HACCP trained with the ability to impart knowledge to junior chefs.
  • Full Australian working rights and able to work a rotating 7-day roster.

Interview required

Induction/onboarding required prior to starting role