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The best hospitality jobs in the Yarra Valley and Bendigo. Balgownie Estate offers exceptional wines, restaurants and bars, accommodation, and Cellar Doors.

So many fantastic reasons to join the Balgownie team…

  • Vineyards and gardens, magificent views and fresh air
  • Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food, accommodation & spa treatments
  • Internal development opportunities to grow within the business
  • Excellent workplace wellbeing program as well as a rewards recognition program
  • Award winning wine, unique accommodation and business events venue
  • TAA Victorian winners for Regional Hotel Restaurant of the Year, Hotel Bar of the Year and Human Resources Employee of the Year

At Balgownie we are always on the hunt for enthusiastic and exceptional people who can add value to our operation.

Our mission is to enhance and grow our reputation as a classic food, wine and accommodation destination and exceed guest expectations.

We offer genuine, down to earth hospitality. We are consistently warm and personable with a commitment to quality and high levels of customer service.

Balgownie strives to be a classic and relaxed destination that our customers (and staff) cannot wait to get back to.

If you would like to be considered, please send us a covering letter introducing yourself and your ambitions, along with a copy of your resume (both in pdf format please).

Email: hr@balgownie.com

Balgownie Estate Positions Vacant

Please check the Balgownie location attached to each role before you apply.

Kitchen Hand/Dishwasher

Yarra Valley
Posted 2 months ago

The Role:
Kitchen Hands will assist the kitchen team in the delivery of high quality foods to ensure a smooth and efficient operation in the kitchen.
•Efficient cleaning and storing of crockery and cooking utensils
•Ensuring kitchen equipment and service areas are clean and well maintained
•Strong communication skills
•High level of organisation

About you:
•Experience working in a commercial kitchen is preferred but not essential
•A friendly personality with a passion for the industry
•Ability to work well under pressure
•Attention to detail
•Available for a range of shifts including weekends
•Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern Suburbs).

Apprentice Chef

Yarra Valley
Posted 2 months ago

The Role:
The successful candidate will receive training in all aspects of commercial cookery from desserts, prep, plating, larder, pans and much more. We offer apprentices a wealth of knowledge to build the foundations for becoming talented chefs, plus there is the advantage of working in a beautiful location.
•A la carte fine dining
•A positive & very professional team
•Room for growth and development

About you:
•Committed to completing an apprenticeship (Certificate III in Commercial Cookery).
•A passion for the industry and producing high quality food.
•A can do approach with the ability to follow directions and have initiative.
•Available for a range of shifts including weekends.
•A commitment to producing consistent results of a high quality.
•Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern Suburbs).

Chef de Partie

Yarra Valley
Posted 2 months ago

The Role:
We are looking for a Chef De Partie to join our team who have experience and talent within fine dining restaurants and are able to deliver exceptional quality food and be motivated to work well as part of the team.
•A la carte fine dining
•Conference & events
•Fun & nurturing team
•Runs a section and given autonomy within ordering & leadership of that section.
•Ability to contribute to creativity of menu design. Your ideas are valuable!

About you:
•Have a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or higher
•A passion for producing high quality food
•A can do approach with the ability to follow directions and have initiative
•Available for a range of shifts including weekends
•A commitment to producing consistent results of a high quality
•Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern Suburbs)

Food & Beverage Attendant

Yarra Valley
Posted 2 months ago

The Role:
F&B Attendants will have a hands on approach to serving our customers with a warm and friendly customer service style.
•Table service
•Making coffee, serving drinks & food
•Strong communication skills
•High level of customer service

About You:
•Experience working in food and beverage with table service knowledge.
•Knowledge or interest in wine and other beverages.
•A friendly & happy personality and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
•Available for a range of shifts including nights & weekends.
•You have a current RSA.
•Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern suburbs).

Sous Chef

Bendigo
Posted 1 month ago

The Role:
An exciting opportunity has become available for a passionate, creative and hardworking chef to join our friendly and professional team. We are looking for someone to garner and lead our kitchen team as we strive to provide the best dining experience.

You will work directly with the Head Chef, with the scope to work in all aspects of the kitchen, and have a strong focus on developing and maintaining high standards of dishes.

About You:
You must have experience and confidence in cooking Modern Australian cuisine and working within a refined dining environment.

• 1 year Chef de partie experience minimum.
• Minimum Certificate III in Commercial Cookery – Or Similar
• Demonstrated experience working in a fine dining restaurant
• Demonstrated understanding of food costs menu writing experience
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and lead a team
• Creativity and proven passion for the industry!
• Full Australian Working Rights

Commis Chef

Bendigo
Posted 2 months ago

The Role:
The Commis Chef will deliver exceptional quality food and be motivated to work well as part of a team.
•A la carte fine dining breakfast
•A positive & very professional team
•Some lunch prep/service if available.
•Flexible hours and days.
•Room for growth and progression.

About You:
•Have a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.
•A passion for producing high quality food.
•A can-do approach with the ability to follow directions and have initiative.
•Available for a range of shifts including weekends.
•A commitment to producing consistent results of a high quality.
•Have a reliable car to drive to and from Maiden Gully.

Bar Attendant

Bendigo
Posted 2 months ago

The Role:
The Bar Attendant will work in a positive, fun, and happy environment with a hands-on approach.
•Creating & making cocktails
•Serving wine & other drinks
•Cleaning & organisation of the bar
•Busy, creative, and fun role & environment

About You:
•Experience in customer service
•A friendly & happy personality and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
•Available for a range of shifts including nights & weekends.
•You have a current RSA.
•Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern suburbs).

Food & Beverage Attendant

Bendigo
Posted 2 months ago

The Role:
F&B Attendants will have a hands-on approach to serving our customers with a warm and friendly customer service style.
•Table service
•Making coffee, serving drinks & food
•Strong communication skills
•High level of customer service

About You:
•Experience working in food and beverage with table service knowledge.
•Knowledge or interest in wine and other beverages.
•A friendly & happy personality and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
•Available for a range of shifts including nights & weekends.
•You have a current RSA.
•Have reliable transport to and from Maiden Gully


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