1. Tiempo completo
  2. Permanente
  4. Cocina


Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Australia



Sous Chef



Company Description

Located in the heart of Cairns City, the iconic Pullman Cairns International offers impressive waterfront and mountain views from its 324 rooms. With 13 conference spaces complementing its extensive room count, the hotel stands as one of the largest in the region. The hotel's stunning three-story lobby, adorned with marble flooring and dazzling glass chandeliers, epitomizes the 5-star luxury experience for which the Pullman brand is renowned.

Nestled beneath the towering feature windows, Coco’s Kitchen + Bar celebrates the tropical environment with an exceptional array of local fish and seafood, emphasizing high-quality, regionally sourced produce. Executive Chef Simon Capewell and his team are the masterminds behind these mouth-watering dishes. With over 25 years of experience, Simon's passion for diverse cultures shines through in his creations.

As a leader of our esteemed culinary team, you'll express your passion for first-class cuisine and contribute to memorable dining experiences that keep guests coming back.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced and passionate Sous Chef to join our dynamic kitchen team. Partnering with the Executive Chef, you will lead the kitchen brigade and ensure a high standard of quality assurance, food management processes and recipe consistency. You will:

  • Collaborate with the Executive Chef to manage the quality and consistency of all outlet and function orders.
  • Oversee cost control and budgeting, identifying opportunities to reduce food and labour costs.
  • Lead the recruiting, training, and development of the the culinary team.
  • Maintain awareness of local competition, suppliers, and industry trends.
  • Generous salary - $85,000 plus superannuation.


You will be an experienced chef, with the confidence to share your knowledge and perspective with our enthusiastic culinary team. In the absence of the Executive Chef, you will be expected to run the kitchen as the sole point of leadership.

To achieve this you will need:

  • A strong background facilitating large banquet events of up to 500pax, as well as A La Carte. 
  • Experience in luxury hotels and resorts, preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible roster, including nights, weekends, and public holidays
  • Strong knowledge of the HACCP management system. 
  • Any prior experience with our systems (ie. Purchase Plus) would help facilitate a smooth transition into the role. 

Additional Information

Why work for Accor? 
Accor is one of the largest global hospitality businesses, with over 5400 Hotels across 110+ countries, the career development opportunities are endless! If you share our passion for hospitality, service excellence, innovation and drive, we would love to hear from you!

Benefits Your Way

  • Every staff member has immediate access to our ALL Heartist staff rewards program, which offers preferential rates at our hotels, as well as significant discounts on Food and Beverage items across the business. 
  • Additionally, the ALL Heartists program includes discounts and deals at over 80 retail, travel, and lifestyle brands. 
  • #LearnYourWay with a sophisticated modern training platform, which offers a constantly expanding database of free, industry focused training. 
  • We value your loyalty to the business and our guests; so we recognise service anniversaries and celebrate Accor Tenure Milestones. 

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion.
We are an inclusive employer, and our ambition is to attract, recruit, and develop diverse talent. We offer reasonable adjustments to support you. If you require an adjustment to be made during the recruitment process, you are most welcome to let us know. 

La diversité et l’inclusion pour Accor, c’est accueillir chacun et chacune dans le respect de ses différences en donnant la priorité aux seules qualités et compétences. Notre ambition est de développer l’emploi, mieux accueillir, offrir d’excellentes conditions de travail et  favoriser l’évolution de l’ensemble des collaborateurs et notamment des personnes en situation de handicap. N’hésitez pas à nous faire part de vos éventuels besoins spécifiques afin que nous puissions les prendre en considération lors de votre processus de recrutement.


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