Margaritaville Beach Cottage Resort
June 5, 2023
Panama City Beach, Florida
Job Type
Hourly Wage: $16.00 - $18.00 based on experience and achievement 



Dive into an exciting culinary adventure at Margaritaville Resort in Panama City Beach as a dedicated and passionate Line Chef, crafting unforgettable meals for our guests from around the world.

What began as a single restaurant and retail shop in stunning Key West has now become a global brand beloved and easily recognized for the carefree spirit of our founder, Jimmy Buffett.

Guests worldwide count on us for our exceptional service, tropical vibes, and undeniable good times whenever they stay at one of our many Margaritaville properties. Now they’ll have another exciting option - a tropical paradise in Panama City Beach.

Sprawling over 13 acres on nearly 600 feet of gorgeous beachfront, the new Margaritaville Beach Cottage Resort is open for the 2023 season. We have built 120 custom vacation homes with multiple food and beverage venues, a clubhouse with upscale amenities, an outdoor resort pool, and direct beach access to transport guests and owners into the Margaritaville state of mind.

We'd love to see where you fit on our team of rockstars in this paradise on the panhandle. If you think visiting Margaritaville is fun, just wait until you work here.

See you in Paradise!


In this fast-paced position as a Line Chef, you will become an essential member of our kitchen family, creating strong bonds and friendships as you work together to deliver delicious meals.

A typical day as a Line Chef at our resort begins with a busy kitchen, preparing fresh ingredients, and organizing your workstation to ensure a smooth service. As orders come in, you'll work closely with your fellow chefs and kitchen staff to execute each dish with precision and flair while maintaining our high quality and presentation standards. Your attention to detail and commitment to cleanliness will be essential in preventing cross-contamination and ensuring a safe dining environment for our guests.

You’ll love working here because aside from the personal satisfaction of seeing your dishes delight customers from around the world, you'll also benefit from being a valued contributor to the success of our renowned global brand.

Join us in Panama City Beach to carve out your very own journey into the culinary world of Margaritaville.

See you in Paradise!


  • Food preparation tasks and following standardized recipes, ensuring all ingredients are fresh and properly stored.
  • Cook and plate meals in an attractive manner, ensuring consistency and that each plate meets our presentation standards.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workstation, following our sanitation guidelines and food safety regulations.
  • Perform quality control duties.
  • Interact with guests in a friendly and professional manner when necessary.
  • Follow Margaritaville’s policies, procedures, and employee guidelines.


  • Able to work quickly and efficiently, as well as multi-task to ensure timely food preparation and service
  • Able to collaborate with other line chefs and kitchen staff to maintain a positive and supportive kitchen environment.
  • Possess a strong knowledge of culinary techniques, ingredients, and preparation methods
  • A commitment to quality and customer service
  • Able to adapt to new recipes, techniques, and menu changes while maintaining the resort's high standards.


Hourly Wage: $16.00 - $18.00 based on experience and achievement


  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Workplace perks such as recreation activities, food and coffee, and flexible work schedules


  • Must have the flexibility to work day and evening shifts as well as weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.