Head Chef – 50m Private MY- Sydney (base) & South Pacific Islands Apply Now

Are you an experienced yacht Chef looking for a terrific lifestyle position in Sydney?

Position Snapshot


  • Start: Mid-January
  • Sydney (base) Live onboard or ashore
  • Flexible on Ticket (MCA or AMSA)
  • $110,000-$140,000 AUD + Super (Pending Experience)


A high-profile Australian family is on the search for an experienced Chef to join their ‘soon to arrive’ 50m Private MY that will be basing out of Sydney, Australia.


The yacht will be based in Sydney between 10-11 months / year with an occasional trip out to the South Pacific Islands (likely New Caledonia) or the Whitsundays over the winter period.


The seasoned superyacht owners is seeking experienced , responsible superyacht crew who have a high standard of professionalism and are serious about progressing their career.


The captain is hoping for an experienced Chef with a diverse culinary repertoire, who has had time working as a chef on Superyachts, can cook a mixture of fine dining and family style sit down food while also catering canapé style for larger day functions

Generally the chef will be cooking for very low guest numbers and roughly 7 fulltime crew


The yacht will be used for private use only and will remain foreign flagged


The Chef should be culinary trained with time on Superyachts or with an exceptional restaurant background


The yacht is open to candidates worldwide and has the ability to sponsor if foreign, however candidates with work rights in Australia / NZ would be highly considered


The vessel can accommodate crew who wish to live onboard or ashore , and must contribute to the weekly watch roster onboard.

Largely a 5-day working week with some flexibility around guest activity


The Ideal Candidate


  • Superyacht Chef Experience on Vessels 40m+
  • Culinary Trained
  • Diverse Culinary repertoire
  • High level of professionalism
  • Fine Dining experience
  • Strong restaurant background
  • Can source excellent local produce.
  • Can cater to occasional guest dietary requirements
  • Can keep a clean and organised work station
  • Will not neglect crew on guest trips
  • STCW



Start: Mid-January 2024


Salary: $110,000-$140,000 AUD + Super (Pending Ticket/Experience), standard Australian leave entitlements



  • Classification:   Chef
  • Location:   Australia/NZ
  • Type:   Full-Time

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