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Our top five tips to finding a chef job on the Gold Coast

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With its sunny tropical climate, sandy beaches and that famous surf, it’s no wonder that everyone wants to find a chef job on the Gold Coast! This tourist hot spot is a must visit, with beachside suburbs, a thriving nightlife, theme parks and an exciting culinary scene – there’s really something for everyone. There are many different types of dining options on the Gold Coast, from late night eateries, street food, alfresco dining to breweries and hatted restaurants –  if you’re looking for work then there is no better place than the Goldy!

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Photo Source: Nero Dining, Gold Coast, nerodining.com.au

Here’s our top tips to finding your dream chef job on the Gold Coast:

Earn qualifications

While a lot of chef jobs don’t require a culinary degree, if you want to stand out from the pack then a culinary school will teach you the correct methods and techniques. There are many courses available, all around Australia, where you can gain specialised knowledge and skills that will ensure you can jump straight into an apprentice job when you graduate. Check out our list of the best places to train here.

Gain experience

There are many different types of restaurants on the Gold Coast, and if you want to increase your options for a chef job, then you should gain as much experience as possible. Work on all stations, try learning a different cuisines, and learn some new skills – the more you practice, the better you become.

Be reliable and prepared to work

When you work as part of a team, it is essential to be reliable and hard working. The success of a kitchen depends on all staff, and if you want to find and keep a chef job, then a strong work ethic is a must.

Join a chef recruitment agency

If you want to ensure you find a chef job on the Gold Coast, with the least amount of stress, try joining a hospitality recruitment agency. They can help you do all the hard work, you’ll avoid wasting time and they will have all the best local and industry contacts.


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