donkey camp website.jpg

Join Our Team

Kumbidgee Restaurant (Kumbidgee Pty Ltd) is family owned and operated.  Located in beautiful Katherine, Northern Territory, we are close to Nitmiluk Gorge National Park. We have a strong sense of community and work towards sustainable environmental practices. We are open for dinner from Wednesday to Sunday and also cater for Events and functions. 

We are positioned 10kms from the township of Katherine, Northern Territory on a large property. The Restaurant overlooks a beautiful lotus pond, providing a relaxing outlook for our guests. 

Chef/Head Chef

Sponsorship Available

The Position: 

  • Kumbidgee Restaurant is currently seeking a passionate Full-Time Head Chef.

  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to expand their career and take on more responsibility working under a highly experienced Executive Chef

  • The role includes but is not limited to:

    • Developing new menus and associated costings

    • Maintaining superior product standards

    • Reducing food wastage

    • Ensuring compliance with all health and safety regulations

    • Adhering to food hygiene standards

    • Daily kitchen operations and preparation


We believe in the importance of work life balance and value the need for a positive company culture to support this. We have high expectations of ourselves and each other.

We can offer full-time or sponsorship for right candidate.

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

We will train you in:

  • Equipment operation

  • Menu knowledge


You will require:  

  • Experience as a Head Chef / Chef in charge of kitchen operations: 2 years minimum

  • Al-a-carte and fine dining experience 

  • Food and Safety Certificate

  • Professional Trade Qualifications or International Equivalent 

  • Must currently live in Australia. 

  • A pro-active, positive and energetic attitude

  • Passion for preparing and cooking high quality foods

·       Ability to work in high volume restaurant



  • Employee discount

  • Professional development assistance

  • The position will come with subsidised accommodation

  • Relocation assistance


  • Afternoon / Evening shift and weekend lunch

  • Work hours will vary due to the demands of the business

Work Remotely:

  • Yes