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Head Chef - Ferry Road Tavern

Start: 22 Nov, 2021 Where: Southport, QLD Type: Full time
PAY Competitive pay


Ferry Road Tavern is on the hunt for a Head Chef to join the team!

Ferry Road Tavern offers the best when it comes to racing, punting, sporting and gaming. The pubs modern facilities and committed team contribute to the provision of top quality casual dining and the efficient delivery of private functions catering to any occasion.

As a Head Chef, your role will involve:  

  • Managing the kitchen's day-to-day operations
  • Motivating and managing a multi-skilled kitchen team
  • Collaborating with the Venue Manager and Executive Chef to increase revenue
  • Leading, developing and mentoring a team  
  • Menu creation and planning
  • Keeping food expenses and waste under control in order to meet KPIs
  • Creating and maintaining an efficient roster

With no signs of slowing down, our continued growth provides you with boundless career development potential! Every Venue we open offers world-class hospitality opportunities and we need people like you on the ground to continue to build on that success! 


Cnr Ferry Rd and, Cotlew St E, Southport QLD 4215 (view on map)


Executive Chef
Head Chef
Sous chef

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



  • 2+ years of experience in a Head Chef role  
  • Confident and creative cooking style  
  • Ability to lead a team  
  • Ability to ensure all policies, procedures and standards are current, effective, and clearly communicated  
  • Maintain a high level of standard while cooking in a fast paced environment  
  • Multi-task effectively and ensure all deadlines are met with suppliers as well as the Venue Manager and Executive Chef  

We provide our Head Chefs with the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, inventive environment where new ideas are encouraged and promoted. As we go through a period of growth and expansion, it will also be an exciting time to join this team.

Interview required

Induction/onboarding required prior to starting role