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Job Number 23082686
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Brisbane Marriott Hotel, 515 Queen Street, Brisbane, QUEENSLAND, Australia VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Non-Management

Motion Dining, located at Brisbane Marriott Hotel, is looking for our next star Commis Chef.  This is a Full-time role however we will still consider Part-time depending on the needs of the applicant. 

We are seeking an experienced culinary creator who is committed to 5 star service.  For this role you will need to be available evenings and weekends, in support of the restaurants operational needs and it’s busy service periods. 

The Place

Motion Dining has post-minimalist design and features a number of dining locations, the elite Chefs Grill table, which overlooks the theatre of the Grill, high set tables located in the stylish M Bar and alfresco dining with amazing river views on M Deck. Serving up savory contemporary cuisine, from locally sourced ingredients, and some of Queensland’s freshest seafood, prime steaks and fine wines.

The Hotel

Brisbane Marriott is perfectly situated in the CBD next to the Brisbane River and the iconic Story Bridge, the hotel’s riverside location is in close proximity to public transport hubs, and a short walk from the Queen Street Mall.

With Marriott's TakeCare culture, associates are always the heart of our business.  We Put People First by fulfilling our commitment to associates to deliver Opportunity, Community, and Purpose in their daily lives.

Our vision is to provide guests with an enriching and meaningful 5-star experience, leaving our guests inspired and encouraging loyalty towards our hotel and our brand.

Job Summary:

Supporting our Executive Chef of 20 years and his team of experienced chefs, you will deliver 5 star service to the food and beverage operations of the hotel, including our specialty dining restaurant, Motion.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a genuine passion for food and displaying very high standards of production and presentation.  Afternoon and evenings availability is a must.

Essential Skills

  • Brilliant customer centric skills - ensuring all food is prepared and presented in a way that aims to exceed guest expectations
  • Strong communication skills – clear, concise and open – within the team and across other departments
  • Strong organisational skills – ensuring your section is clean and tidy, and runs efficiently and productively
  • Excellent time management – proactively ensuring preparation is done to ensure readiness of current and proceeding shift
  • Great teamwork – you are part of a busy team where collaboration and commitment to excellence is essential
  • Creativity – from problem solving under pressure, to contributing to menu ideas in line with market trends
  • Occupational Health & Safety qualifications/skills in food, chemical, and manual handling
  • You have a working understanding of and the ability to maintain food safety standards

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Trade Industry Qualification or completion of Commercial Cookery Qualification
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment serving up to 300 guests per meal period
  • Ability to effectively work independently and also part of a team
  • You have current working rights within Australia
  • Flexibility with working shift work and weekends


Marriott offers “Life. With the Works”, a portfolio of benefits, so you can experience greater freedom to redefine a work-life balance that meets your needs. With more leave, more benefits, and more perks.  Including:

  • Flexible working
  • Parental leave, Birthday leave, Long service leave portability across all 30 Marriott Brands
  • Enhanced superannuation
  • Travel & stay benefits including eligibility into our Bonvoy loyalty program
  • Incentive, recognition, and wellbeing programs
  • Excellent career growth and learning opportunities

Our Brand and Culture

At Marriott we put “people first”, guest and associate alike. Accepting individuals for who they are, their best selves, to inspire brilliance from within and be the brilliant hosts.  Marriott Hotels creates moments that empower guests to shine at their very brightest. Our enriching experiences, sophisticated spaces, and exceptional service are designed to clear the mind and spark new ways of thinking and being, which inspires even greater brilliance in our guests.  

Our Company

Marriott International is the world's leading global hospitality company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. With 8,000 properties, you'll find us in your neighborhood and in more than 139 countries across the globe. Learn about our 30 hotel brands at Find Your World.™

We appreciate the time you have taken to apply and the effort that goes into an application. Only those successful in gaining an interview will be contacted directly.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.