Chef Instructor

Otao Kitchen is the best cooking experience centre in Melbourne. We empower chefs to deliver variety public, private and corporate cooking classes, food and wine events, food tours and events. Our mission is to educate, entertain and bond people through food and drink.


We are looking for a full time chef and casual chef instructors to teach recreational cooking and baking classes in Richmond/ Abbotsford. Every week hundred of people joins our fun cooking classes in Vietnamese, Thai, Japanese, Korean, Indian, Chinese, Indonesian, Spanish, Italian, Mexican and desserts... classes. 

The Chef Instructor is responsible for ensuring our guests receive an outstanding experience that is both educational and entertaining. The instructor will be responsible for organising the entire class including ingredients, setting up, teaching and cleaning up.

Why Teaching Cooking?

  • Do What You Love - Share your knowledge and passion about food and drink 
  • Earn Extra Income - Top up your chef earnings
  • Flexible Hours - Decide when you want to teach as casual

Ideal candidate should be

  • Have 2 years teaching experience in cooking classes, have culinary training and have 2 years of working in  in commercial kitchen.
  • Someone comfortable in front of a large group while sharing his or her passion for food through hands on cooking demonstration and make the group laugh and learn.
  • Have food safety, first aid certificate  and willing to gain Responsible Serving Alcohol and Working with children check.
  • Understanding of proper use and maintenance of major kitchen equipment, including stoves, refrigeration, slicer and knives.

Please refer to our classes at

We work with the best talent in the industry with the flexible hours and high compensation.

Please email us with one page resume and state why you want to teach our cooking classes.