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We are seeking to appoint an experienced


Traditional Head Chef role involving holistic management of a commercial Kitchen.

The key duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Stock Control, Ordering Receiving and appropriate storage of Stocks 
  • Staff Supervision & Training
  • Menu Design
  • OH & S
  • Maintaining established standards in Food Preparation and Efficient service 
  • Quality Control
  • Maintain established Food Handling Standards & Hygiene Regime
  • Maintain established Food & labour Cost percentages
  • Liaising with FOH Staff/ Restaurant Manager
  • Reporting to the Proprietor

Salary $60,000 - $80,000 

This position would suit well experienced applicant with International Hotel background. Willing to reside in remote location. Sponsorship pathways considered.  Accommodation options available. Employment for spouse or partner available.

Please respond by Telephone in the first instance.


We are seeking to appoint an experienced


to maintain the current day-to-day operations of the restaurant. The position will require a fundamentally hands-on approach in addressing the holistic range of tasks relevant to operating a small business.           
The position would be most aptly described as equating with that of a restaurant 'owner operator' .

The key duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Managing, Training and Rostering of Staff 
  • Stock Rotation, Ordering and Purchasing
  • Monitoring Operating Labour Percentages
  • Daily Trading Reconciliation and Cash Handling
  • Communicating with the Kitchen 
  • Function Coordination & Sales
  • Driving Revenue
  • Customer Service

The required skills, experience and attributes for this position include:

  • Experience in a similar Restaurant Management capacity, or in lieu of a career minded applicant with a particularly high level of ambition and motivation in Hospitality would be also considered.               
  • Sound Wine Knowledge and Cocktail Bar experience
  • POS terminal experience
  • Sales & Marketing expertise 
  • Working knowledge of Social Media
  • Appropriate personal presentation with a professional, amiable demeanor
  • Able to appropriately address Customer Service issues and concerns
  • Able to work well with speed and efficiency under pressure 
  • Current Driver's License

An industry competitive salary ($60-$65k) will be offered by negotiation, to the main applicant.
Relocation assistance and other ongoing benefits may apply in turn.        
The position could suit a person with long term restaurateur ambitions.
Emerald (pop 15,000) is serviced by an airport with frequent daily flights ex Brisbane.      
The township offers a relaxed regional lifestyle with all the conveniences of shops, restaurants, cinema, hospital, schools, golf course, public pool, racecourse and very affordable housing. 
Applications containing a current resume together with relevant work related references contactable by email and telephone may be forwarded to fescat2@bigpond.com

Interested parties seeking additional preliminary information or wishing to discuss this opportunity may be further assisted by providing a call back number to the email address above.        

The Capricornian Restaurant
Esmond Street · Emerald QLD 4720 · Ph: +61 (07) 4982 1113 · F: +61 (07) 4987 4331 · Email: info@thecapricornian.com.au
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