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Chiosco by Ormeggio Team - Front of House - Middle Harbour

We're always looking for new talent

We want motivated, experienced, passionate, and professional individuals to join our team across all departments:

Front of House (Managers, Professional Waiters, Host, Food Runners)

Back of House (Chefs, Cooks, and Kitchen hands)

Administration (Events, Marketing, Accounts, Business Operations)

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Alessandro Pavoni - Owner - Chiosco by Ormeggio - Middle Harbour - Traditional Italian - Sharing - Feast


Alessandro began his career in Brescia, in Italy’s north, and then worked in various Michelin star venues such as La Rotonde in France and the two Michelin starred Villa Fiordaliso on Lake Garda, Alessandro broadened his culinary horizons working in Bermuda at the famous Restaurant Lido before moving to Sydney permanently in 2003.

He assumed the role of Executive Chef at the Park Hyatt in 2005. In 2009, Alessandro’s dream of owning his own restaurant became a reality with two-hatted Ormeggio at The Spit. 

Alessandro is both Chef and accomplished Restaurateur with a number of other venues. Since 2014 Chiosco By Ormeggio, a seaside trattoria; a’Mare, a two-hat classic fine dining experience showcasing elegant table side service which opened at Crown in Barangaroo in 2020; and coming later this year will be Postino Osteria, a classic neighbourhood osteria in Summer Hill, and Cibaria Manly on Manly’s beachfront, a celebration of all great things Italian!


Visit his website for more information on Alessandro, his experience (and even some recipes).

Victor Moya - Chiosco by Ormeggio - Chef - Ormeggio at the Spit


Victor Moya arrived in Australia in 2011 from Valencia, Spain, bringing with him a wealth of experience from all over the world, cooking fine cuisine in some of the best restaurants around.

After completing his technical qualification in Spain in 2001, he focused his work experience in gastronomic restaurants all over Spain, until taking off onto the Michelin path of all great young European chefs. After working with 3 Michelin star Chef Pedro Subijana in Spain he moved to 3 Michelin star “La Pergola” in Rome, Italy with celebrated chef Heinz Beck. This is where his love for contemporary Italian cuisine was born. He completed a stint in 2 Michelin star Restaurant t’Zilte in Belgium he found himself back in Spain working at the acclaimed Michelin starred Paco Morales where he honed his skill and passions.

As sous chef of Ormeggio at The Spit, he quickly proved himself as not only a great cook with a hunger for detail, creativity and discovery, but also established himself as an integral part of the team with his knowledge, skills and organisation. Victor was promoted to acting Executive Head Chef at Ormeggio in 2020 and became a business partner in 2014.

Bill Drakopoulos - Restauranteur - Chiosco by Ormeggio - Hospitality - Middle Harbour


With forty years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Bill has combined his expert knowledge of restaurant operations with his passion for customer service to undertake his business ventures. Bill has encapsulated the essence of Sydney dining with each of his venues boasting magnificent water views.

Bill independently owns Sydney Restaurant Group, comprised of some of Sydney’s premier waterfront venues.

His relationship with Ormeggio began in early 2013.



Teresa Pascarella hails from Caserta in Naples Italy and has been part of the Pavoni Family since joining Ormeggio in 2020.  


After completing her Cooking Diploma in 2015 and gaining Italian experiences in both Naples and Sardinia she moved to Australia in 2017 to continue her studies. After working in various Italian restaurants in Sydney she met Alessandro Pavoni and joined the team at Ormeggio, working her way through the sections and responsibilities and proving herself an exceptional team member.


In 2024 Teresa has taken the role of Chef in Chiosco by Ormeggio, and brings her wealth of experience in Australian seafood, and waterside casual dining in Italy, to our trattoria by the sea.

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