Why can’t Australia train enough cooks and chefs?

Queensland Tourism Industry Council CEO Daniel Gschwind says there are 3,500 vacancies in the state’s tourism sector, including 1,200 for chefs. He says there are not enough Australians to fill job vacancies and demands a visa migration program to solve the problem:

Chefs and cooks are included on the federal government’s priority migration list of highly skilled professions, but restaurants, cafes and resorts cannot get enough staff…

Mr Gschwind said… the vacant positions would never be able to be filled with just Australians…

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