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Executive Chef for Flagship Property
Ovolo Woolloomooloo


So what's in it for you?


Well, there's the chance to shine in a brilliant new team environment in the coolest new hotel/ event space in the city and bring your personality and sense of fun to work.


This is a leadership role that will give room and scope to grow and have significant input into the evolution of our Hotel brand in Australia. If you believe you have the imagination to challenge culinary norms and exceptional leadership skills to inspire your team along the journey, this is the role for you.



  • To work under the award-winning Global Brand with inspiring and creative team
  • Well, there's the chance to shine in a brilliant team environment in the coolest new hotel brand in Australia, Hong Kong and now Indonesia –bring your personality and sense of fun to work and the most amazing team to work with.
  • Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you
  • Receive Hotel benefits in rooms and our fabulous F&B outlets
  • Stay Fit and Fabulous; be involved in our Wellbeing Programmes
  • Develop relationships and make a difference to other people’s lives through our Community Programme


We are a dynamic lifestyle hospitality company that provides our guests with the BEST in effortless living because we know it's all about THEM! 

We design and service our hotels from a travellers' point of view with smartly spaced interiors full of the latest tech, luxury hotel amenities and fresh fun-loving features.


Based at our flagship property Ovolo Woolloomooloo, we are currently ranked in the Number 1 Hotel in Sydney on TripAdvisor and we’re smashing goals, winning awards, creating raving fans and the F&B & Kitchen team are about embark on a brand new culinary adventure.


There's something happening here! We need an Executive Chef to assist in building and leading the healthy and tasty food culture of our brand new launched plant based restaurant and bar project Alibi by Matthew Kenny!  You must have a wealth of experience building a kitchen team culture that turns a guest's ordinary dining experience into an inspiring journey of discovery. 


The Gig

It goes without saying that our food is paramount, but not like that all too-slick, corporate blah blah experience happening elsewhere in your traditional Hotel. We have oodles of personality, funky freshness, interesting and quirky, we shine and are always changing. From our casual all day dining outlets to high-end launch parties and events and sublime weddings, our food will be unique with a very Ovolo twist. We need you to run that kitchen like a BOSS, be an inspirational leader, nurture culture and focus heavily on the Conference and Events component of the business. This is definitely a hands on position!

Think fresh, think modern, think DIFFERENT


About You

  • You are a seasoned Head Chef or Senior Sous Chef ready for the ride of a lifetime
  • You will have a background in high end venues and a solid understanding of how successful kitchens work
  • You will bring your on-trend new ideas, new dishes, new concepts and new menus to make our newly launched plant-based Alibi dining delectable, our events EPIC and our weddings WOW
  • Your team think you're absolutely fabulous and you LOVE to train your peeps
  • You work fantastically under pressure, are cucumber cool and a natural born leader who gets things done
  • You love the face-to-face guest experience and LOVE getting to know your guests
  • The F&B Team are your BFF's and you are a leader who walks the talk 
  • You are great with your hands and like nothing better than being on the fly on a chaotic Saturday night
  • A Little bit Naughty, Definitely Sexy and a Whole Lotta FUN describes you well!

With an energetic vibe, drop dead gorgeous teams and awesome food this is an opportunity not to be missed. 

Join Us

Shiny happy people all round. That is our mission.


Join us, we are cool and hip. Get to be yourself. Not like 'ordinary' hotels. We are something different. There's something happening here.

Apply with Ovolo for a career of excitement!


Hit the apply button, this position will not last and if you are successful, be ready for the next stages of your professional journey to blast off. Super exciting and an opportunity that cannot be missed!

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