1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. Culinary
  4. ACCOR


, Tullamarine, Australia



Commis Chef



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Company Description

Sofitel, the Upscale International Hotel brand for Accor, offers Lounge guests a new attitude for cosmopolitan business and leisure travellers visiting the Qantas Lounge Melbourne.

At Qantas Lounges by Accor, we provide a team environment that is supportive and trusting at all levels and our people are encouraged to work collaboratively.

Our reputation is founded on guest passion, sustainable performance, innovation, spirit of conquest, trust and respect.

As a key member of our team you will represent our friendly and professional service philosophy of ‘Feel Valued’ and ‘Feel Welcome’.

We are seeking a highly motivated Commis Chef  to join our experienced and professional kitchen team. 

Job Description

Let’s start with the good stuff...

What are the benefits?

  • Above award wages
  • Qantas Staff Travel 
  • Career development
  • Free meals and coffee on shifts
  • Free carparking
  • Hotel discounts (staff rates) at over 3000 hotels globally
  • And most importantly, work for a world class company who offer stability, career progression and a genuine focus on our people.

And then, the great stuff!

Who are we?

Generous, attentive, and free, we ensure that everyone can come as they are, and feel like they belong. As one big team, we know that only together can we do amazing things! The world is more welcoming when we’re connected heart to heart. How do we do it? We care, we dare, we place people at the heart of everything we do. We are Accor.

What do we do?

Every day we connect with thousands of travellers as they adventure around Australia and the world. Qantas Lounges by Accor provides a relaxing start to a holiday, an efficient workspace between flights, and a comfortable stop on the way to anywhere. With a range of offerings from upscale to luxury, our Lounges receive rave reviews from both our customers and our team.

What are the roles?

Our Commis Chefs provide service between our a la carte and buffet environments. All our roles are focused on exciting our guests with flair and enthusiasm and demonstrating a genuine passion for customer service and the kitchen. Reporting directly to the Executive Chef, you will form a key part of a team who are responsible for providing high quality product to our lounge passengers.

What do I need?

Our Commis Chefs are required to have the ability to work a 24/7 rotating roster, have a minimum Cert IV cookery trade qualification, and the ability to pass a Federal Police Clearance to enable your work in the Airport. You must also have full Australian working rights to be considered for this role. 

Our successful new team member will have experience in hospitality. Ideally you will have experience in pans and larder operations, experience working in high pressure environments, and previous experience in a luxury 5-star environment is highly regarded, but not necessary. More importantly, you will have a genuine love of making others feel welcome, enjoy working as part of a team and wanting to come to work to have fun. As a world-leader in hospitality we can train and polish the skills needed to be exceptional.


  • Trade qualification - Certificate IV in Cookery
  • Previous experience in a luxury 5 star environment is desirable
  • The successful applicant will need to obtain a federal police clearance in order to work in the restricted areas associated with the airport

Additional Information


  • Qantas & Jetstar Discounts– Domestic & International Travel (T&C Apply)
  • Hotel discounts worldwide and exclusive travel benefits 
  • Free staff meals
  • Free Parking
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance


  • Must have full availability
  • Availability starting from 3:30am
  • Probationary/Full Drivers License

Lounge Opening hours:

  • Domestic: 4:00 to 22:00
  • International: 3:30 to 00:00

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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