Chef / Cook

November 24, 2021

Job Location: Brisbane CBD & Inner Suburbs
Employer: Private Advertiser
Full time

Who are we?


Via Tommaso Restaurant & Pizzeria in Chermside is currently looking for a driven chef or cook to join our team.


We are a small family run business, operating an Italian modern dining restaurant for the past 11 years in the area. Our Restaurant has a strong local following and we are looking to re-open for dine-in before Christmas after our Covid closure & renovation period.


Currently operating as a takeaway only restaurant, our trading hours are Tuesday to Saturday until 8.30pm, however we will extend that to 9.30pm once were open for dine in.


We are located on Thomas Street near Westfield, NOT in Westfield.


Enjoy a comfortable work life balance with Sundays, Mondays & public holidays off.


Our dining room has a capacity of up to 100 guests for events and for regular trade we aim to limit it to 60 seated at a time. This is to ensure every guest and our staff have the best and most consistent experience possible whilst at via Tommaso.


Travelling to us is simple and efficient with the Westfield Chermside bus exchange 200 metres away or alternatively our staff have access to secure car park 50 metres from the restaurant.


We encourage creativity! We have a strong history of creative chefs who have graced our business in the past and we will work with you to produce a style of food that you can be proud of, whilst still being marketable.


The role:

You will be responsible for the preparation, cooking and presentation of food including compliance with food safety standards.

You will be expected to use independent decision-making and initiative regarding the planning and completion of tasks and achievement of outcomes. You will be responsible for attending duties in a cooperative and professional manner, participating in regular team meetings and maintaining a cohesive team structure, compliance with via Tommaso policies and procedures, and showing diligence in punctuality and attendance.

Regular liaison is required with other team members, internal and external stakeholders, and you will be expected to be courteous and well presented at all times. You will also be responsible for the appropriate use of tools, equipment and resources.

You will have a responsibility to demonstrate a willingness to participate in staff development activities and continue updating knowledge and skills associated with their employment at Via Tommaso.



Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A Minimum 2 years’ experience as a chef in a similar establishment.
  • Good knowledge of Italian food
  • Qualifications – Certificate IV and Diploma
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure


You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.



We encourage any passionate chefs who may not meet this criteria to apply as well, as we believe a positive attitude and eagerness to learn is as important as credentials.


We are open to sponsorship opportunities for the right candidate if this is something you require.


Forward a resume/CV to [email protected] to  apply.

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