HOTA, Home of the Arts is a growing and ambitious arts precinct on the sun-filled Gold Coast with over 680,000 visitors every year. Our work is carried out in line with our HOTA Values of Art, Citizenship, Curiosity, Integrity and Generosity.

  • We are creative thinkers and collaborators who are inspired by change and working in a diverse precinct environment.
  • We are passionate about art and driven by the opportunity to educate, raise awareness and tell stories.
  • We are dynamic caring and curious with a commitment to excellence, experience and innovation.
  • We display strong interpersonal and communication skills to engage and build communities.

Experience Gold Coast

On 1 September 2023, HOTA has joined Experience Gold Coast, a super entity which combined HOTA, Study Gold Coast, Destination Gold Coast, Placemakers* and Major Events Gold Coast in an exciting new chapter that will see the city’s tourism, events, education, arts and culture portfolios working as one organisation focused on delivering exceptional outcomes for the city. 

The Position

We’re looking for a Sous Chef to join our award-winning Culinary Arts team. 

As the Sous Chef you will provide the highest quality customer service to patrons of Palette Restaurant and ensuring that all day-to-day requirements, in the successful running of the kitchen areas are met, on a timely basis. You will ensure that all Workplace Health & Safety requirements relating to the Act and Home of the Arts’ Policy Guidelines are adhered to.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Trade Certificate
  • Food Safety Supervisor Certificate
  • Demonstrate practical experience in a similar position for a minimum of 2 years
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of relevant Queensland acts and regulations and workplace health and safety
  • Time management and creativity skills

Here at HOTA our staff enjoy a range of staff benefits including the following:

  • Competitive casual salaries.
  • Discounted movies and shows.
  • Discounted food and beverage.
  • A friendly, motivating and rewarding team environment, where achievements are recognised.
  • A highly supportive management team.
  • Ongoing training, support, supervision, and career advancement opportunities.

To apply for this role please submit a short cover letter which details why you are applying for this role and what you would bring to HOTA, together with an up to date resume.

HOTA, Home of the Arts values diversity and inclusion. HOTA is committed to providing equitable employment opportunities and welcomes applications from all cultures, genders, ages, Australia’s First Nations People, LGBTIQ+ and people with disabilities. We accept applications in writing and video recording. If you require assistance with submitting your application, please reach out to our friendly People and Culture team

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HOTA proudly acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout South East Queensland.