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Lakeland Roadhouse


Casual - 38hrs+

Above award wage

Lakeland Roadhouse 7769 Mulligan Hwy, Lakeland QLD 4871, is seeking applicants for a casual Cook position.

Serving coffee, hot & cold beverages, breakfast, lunch & dinner meals. Our kitchen is open from 6.00am to 7.00pm, 7 days a week.

The Lakeland Roadhouse is the premier stop for locals and tourists heading into the Cape York region. We are situated 250kms north/west of Cairns, on the crossroads to Cape York and Cooktown.

We stock Diesel, ULP 91, & Premium 95 fuel and have a range of auto parts, oils, camping & fishing supplies, souvenirs, groceries & ice.

Our trading hours are 6.00am to 8.00pm 7 days

We are seeking applicants who are flexible, must be willing to work night shifts, split-shifts and weekends.


To be focused, dedicated and thrive in a high-pressure environment while being passionate about food, consistent and detail-oriented, to produce large amounts of high-quality dishes.


You will be responsible for delivering and cooking delicious food to the customers specifications in a safe clean working environment

  • Ensure ingredients and final product are fresh
  • Bake, grill, steam, boil and fry meats, vegetables, poultry, fish and other foods
  • Present, garnish and arrange final dishes
  • Comprehension and organization to follow direct orders and recipes and to correctly prepare dishes to the standards of the restaurant
  • Maintain a clean and safe working area including handling utensils, equipment and dishes
  • Handle and store ingredients and food
  • Knowledge of safety procedures, including safe temperatures at which ingredients must be kept and prepare and store all foods to avoid foodborne illness
  • Ability to work as part of a team, with a calm demeanor to work in a high -stress fast paced environment
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of other people, such as waitstaff, kitchenhands, management and customers
  • Assist other kitchenhand staff on their technique or procedure by providing demonstration when necessary.


  • Have at am AQF Cert III (minimum).
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience when applying.


  • A successful applicant will need to display good organisation techniques to ensure they can prepare the food effectively and maintain a clean and efficient work area.

Apply now! Email your resume to admin@lakelandroadhouse.com.au.