Executive Chef

  • Full-time
  • Company Location: Oaks Wellington Hotel

Company Description

Minor Hotels is an international hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a diverse portfolio of over 530 properties. Through our Anantara, Avani, Elewana, Oaks, NH Hotels, NH Collection, nhow and TIVOLI properties, Minor Hotels operates in 50+ countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe and South America.

Minor Hotels AU & NZ is a proud leader in strata titled accommodation management with numerous Hotels, Resorts and Residential Apartment buildings throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Job Description

Oaks Hotels & Resorts are looking for an experienced and passionate Executive Chef to oversee the kitchen operations at Oaks Wellington Hotel on a full-time basis. This integral position will be responsible for all aspects of running the busy and high preforming kitchen, as well as leading and guiding kitchen staff. 

This role will involve:

  • Supervising kitchen team members, ensuring excellence and consistency in the product delivered to customers.
  • Development of new menus and associated costing.
  • Running stock control and managing all BOH food and wage costs.
  • Enforcing daily and weekly systems and procedures to ensure a high level of presentation, hygiene, service, and product quality.
  • Ensuring compliance with all health and safety regulations and food standards.
  • Recruiting, inducting, training and rostering of BOH team members


You will have:

  • 3 + years experience working as an Executive Chef
  • Formal culinary qualification
  • Ability to manage a busy kitchen, with a high level of consistency and creativity
  • Strong staff management experience, with the ability to lead, develop and motivate a high preforming team
  • Extensive knowledge of OHS/HACCP within a kitchen environment
  • Ability to work well in a high pressure, fast paced environment
  • Be flexible to work a range of different shifts, including weekends
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Additional Information

Join our positive and vibrant team and be rewarded with these team benefits:  

  • 50% discounts on accommodation across all Minor Hotel brands in AUS and NZ
  • Discount when you visit any of our restaurants, cafes, bars and wellness retreats
  • 50% off The Coffee Club VIP membership
  • Furniture, Australia Zoo, Medibank insurance discounts. 
  • Additional paid leave including Birthday, Vaccine and Study leave
  • Career progression & education assistance
  • Wellbeing programs (Uprise)
  • Reward & Recognition programs

Currently, we are only accepting applications from candidates who have working rights within Australia or New Zealand. 

Our people drive the success of our business, so we will invest in your skills to allow you to grow and progress through your career. You'll feel at home as part of a close team who thrive on delivering exceptional guest experiences and working in a company focused on ensuring the best work place culture.

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