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Positions vacant – Cookery and Hospitality Trainers (China and Australia)


Calling all Australian and Western chefs and hospitality superstars!!


Your next big adventure awaits…


Are you looking to travel? Are you wondering how hospitality and culinary arts in modern China can help launch your career?


Adelaide Hospitality and Tourism School is recruiting for passionate and able trainers to deliver Western hospitality and cooking skills in multiple cities in China.


This exciting opportunity is available for suitably skilled and qualified chefs and hospitality staff to conduct training for our client based in China.


The role will involve contract training at a fixed or flexible location in China. Interpreters and support team provided, it is not a requirement to speak Mandarin.


Multiple locations to choose, program and new vacancies available each month.


Successful candidates will have a passion for teaching and developing students. A keen interest in hospitality industry trends, origins of Western traditions and techniques as well as the influence of International culture on current culinary demands.


You must have an interest in Chinese culture, languages, people and learning.

AHTS staff thrive on adaptability and openness to new approaches and ideas. You must have a desire to develop professionally and the ability to contribute positively to a culture of continuous learning with AHTS!


Key responsibilities

•          Training and assessment of theory and practical kitchen or hospitality sessions

•          Recording, resulting and following up learner progress

•          Liaising with administration and program coordinators

•          Assist with training program and menu development

•          Development and enhancement of learning and assessment materials

•          Control and stock ordering

•          Ensure that high quality training and assessment standards are maintained


Skills and requirements

•          Minimum 10 years’ industry experience

•          Experience in previous training role

•          Current Certificate III in Commercial Cookery/Hospitality or above

•          Current Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery/Hospitality or above

•          Current Certificate IV Training and Assessment or above








Essential skills specific to cookery trainers;

Vast knowledge of basic and advanced methods of cookery across all commercial cookery areas. Desserts, mains, appetisers, cheese and more. Event management and coordination is essential.


Specific to hospitality;

Advanced knowledge of espresso coffee, wine, bar operations, food and beverage service. Experience in café and fine dining essential.


If you have considerable hospitality experience and are looking to try something different, here is your chance!


Australians, New Zealanders, UK, South African, Americans, Canadians, British, Swedish, Dutch, applicants are given priority. Exceptions can be made for those without a heavy accent with an excellent grasp of English.) Foreign teachers are instrumental in supporting the Western culinary education in China. 

Our friendly and helpful foreign and domestic staff will help you with any questions or concerns and assist you in adjusting to life in China.


We are an ever-expanding private Registered Training Organisation based in Australia. Each trainer is responsible for teaching one or two 3 or 5 hours sessions per day based on the curriculum provided. Rotational 3 to 4 days per week. Class sizes range from 12-16 students as well as Chinese support staff.


Working conditions;


Flexible short-term or long-term contracts available
Flexible and rotational shifts between 8am – 8pm over a 7-day roster
Meals provided on duty
Students are mainly adult leisure learners with an interest in cooking, food and wine
We can offer a competitive salary with housing, visa and flights, details can be discussed upon application.


 Send the following documents to:


Resume and cover letter, addressing the criteria of the vacancies


Copy of appropriate degrees and qualifications


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