Lifestyle

Rocky chef trying out for Jamie Oliver gig

HOT CHEF: Rockhampton chef Troy Costin will soon try out for a position in a Jamie Oliver restaurant. Inset: Jamie Oliver.
HOT CHEF: Rockhampton chef Troy Costin will soon try out for a position in a Jamie Oliver restaurant. Inset: Jamie Oliver. Chris Ison Rokcchefepajoerg Carstensen

ROCKHAMPTON chef Troy Costin will travel to Brisbane next month to vie for a spot to work in Jamie Oliver's kitchen.

Troy said the famous chef was opening up a restaurant there called "Jamie Oliver Italian Restaurant".

Troy has worked as a chef for 12 years at a number of places throughout Queensland, including Hayman Island.

"I love it, that's why I do it," Troy said.

He said he came across the job opportunity while randomly surfing the internet.

Jamie Oliver.
Jamie Oliver.

"I saw the advertisement and thought I would throw my hat in the ring, but I didn't think I'd actually get a call back," he said.

Troy will fly into the city on September 17 to take part in a two-and-a-half-hour trial and interview process.

"I think it's going to be similar to what they do on the live national television show, The X Factor," he said.

Troy said he would also get the opportunity to meet Jamie Oliver during a meet and greet. If Troy is successful he will relocate to Brisbane with his family.

Topics:  brisbane, chef, cooking, jamie oliver, kitchen




One believed dead after crash

Crash on Wentworth Terrace, The Range.

Pedestrian hit by car in south Rockhampton

Both lanes blocked due to two vehicle crash

THE road is blocked at the scene of a two vehicle crash

Cyclones victory sets up championship tomorrow night

The victory means the Cyclones only need to win again tomorrow night to secure back-to-back QBL championships.

The Cyclones were in total control for most of the match

Latest deals and offers

John Krasinski has better sex now he's in good shape

John Krasinski says there's at least one good reason to get jacked

Kanye West gets 'free reign' at VMAs

Kanye West has been let off the leash for the VMAs

Robbie Williams sings at manager's funeral

Robbie Williams and Lamar sang at the funeral of their manager

Twice as much Troy will please country music lovers

CATCH HIM WHILE YOU CAN: Singer Troy Cassar-Daley plans to take some time off to spend with family next year.

TROY Cassar-Daley is releasing a new album and book.

Courtney Stodden gets Reborn Doll

Courtney Stodden is trying to get over her recent miscarriage

Kate McKinnon 'destitute' before SNL

Kate McKinnon says she can't do anything but act

REVEALED: Pat Rafter's $18m Coast house on the market

Check out the photos of the Coast's most expensive property for sale

The "correction we had to have" in Gladstone's rentals

UPWARD MARCH: The rental vacancy rate in Gladstone has improved for the first time in more than a year, providing a confidence boost in the market.

Vacancy rates improve with signs that things are getting betterF

ISLAND FOR SALE: Cheap Fraser Coast island drops price again

Suna Island in the Great Sandy Strait will be auctioned by Ray White Hervey Bay on Saturday morning.

This is the cheapest island you will find for sale in Australia

How a family home can fit on a 250sq m block

This is what you can build on 250m2.

Here's the floor plan of a home built on 250sq m

$100m plan for Curtis Island 'world class' luxury resort

$100 million resort: Top views at Turtle Street at Curtis Island.

"At the moment we think it meets all the town planning approvals.”

Noosa mayor on "red alert" over planning court decision

Mayor Tony Wellington hands down his first budget.

Mayor upset at lack of say about look and feel of Noosa