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Sous Chef - Miss Songs

Start: 21 Dec, 2023 Where: Townsville City, QLD Type: Full time Pay: $85,000 – $95,000
Out of town job


The Ville is tropical North Queensland’s premier destination for dining, events and entertainment; located in gorgeous Townsville boasting 300 days of sunshine every year. Rising from the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, The Ville combines casual sophistication with the vibrant, playful spirit of modern Australia. Featuring award winning restaurants, world-class facilities and entertainment, The Ville is one of Queensland’s hottest tourism destinations. We’re always on the lookout for the best and brightest talent across every aspect of hospitality, tourism, corporate services, gaming, and everything in between to give our guests an unmatched holiday experience.

The Ville’s parent company, Morris Group, also owns and operates a collection of hotels and luxury lodges in North Queensland including Ardo, Orpheus Island Lodge, Daintree Ecolodge, and Mt Mulligan Lodge, in addition to owning Colonial Leisure Group, a Melbourne-based hospitality company that operates some of the city’s most iconic hotels.

As part of Morris Group, we are passionate about driving sustainability action and being part of the shift toward a net zero future. That’s why sustainable practices are at the heart of everything we do. We live and breathe it so that future generations can enjoy all the spoils our region has to offer. We are continuously working toward group-wide goals that focus on People, Place, and Planet. We’re on a mission to find a better way to do the work we love to make a positive impact for the world around us. 


Chef de Partie
Commis Chef
Head Chef
Sous chef


The Role

As Sous Chef in one of our world class dining outlets, you will assist the Head Chef in all aspects of kitchen operations. Your responsibilities will include training and mentoring the team on cooking techniques, food presentation and kitchen procedures and leading the team in the Head Chef’s absence. 

About You

  • Formal trade qualification in a relevant field, minimum of 2 years’ post-trade experience.
  • Able to provide strong team leadership, with demonstrated interpersonal skills and an ability to motivate and inspire your team to maintain 5-star standards of quality and service.
  • Experience in traditional Chinese cuisine, high confidence in wok cooking, strong understanding of the kitchen, culinary techniques and kitchen equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to create new menu ideas and assist with menu preparation.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to operate and manage your assigned section and work collaboratively with senior chefs and others in a high-energy kitchen environment. 
  • Keen interest and passion for keeping up to date with industry trends.
  • A working understanding of and ability to maintain food safety standards and HACCP.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts including weekends, nights, and public holidays.

Why join us 

  • Work in the region’s premier destination for dining, events and entertainment. 
  • Permanent Full Time position
  • Competitive remuneration package including assistance with relocation expenses for ideal candidates.
  • Idyllic location in tropical North Queensland
  • Straight shifts – no split shifts 
  • Uniforms supplied and laundered 
  • Free car parking
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Corporate discount on health insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Generous discounts across Morris Group
  • Permanent career opportunities with pathways into leadership and management levels and between sister properties around Australia. 

Interview required