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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.

Balgownie Bendigo and Yarra Valley are such beautiful places to work. With vineyards and gardens, magnificent views and fresh air. Why wouldn’t you want to work with us?

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: pcadmin@balgownie.com

Balgownie Estate Positions Vacant

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

Breakfast Cook/Commis Chef

Bendigo
Posted 1 week ago

Balgownie Bendigo is seeking a Commis chef or Cook with a passion for producing excellent food to join our growing team.

Benefits:
Up to 50% off wine, food & accommodation.
Work in a brand new kitchen
Friendly, creative team with room to grow

The Role:
The Commis Chef will deliver exceptional quality food who is motivated to work well as part of the team.

A la carte fine dining
Exceptional quality food
Variety of shifts available.
Open to casual, part time or full time position.

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 Maiden Gully.

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Event Attendant

Yarra Valley
Posted 1 month ago

Benefits:
Work with fun, energetic and celebratory guests with wedding and special events.
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation.
Excellent workplace wellbeing program as well as recognition program.
BE PART OF THE NEWEST RESTAURANT IN THE YARRA VALLEY!

The Role:
Event Attendants will serve food and drinks to our wedding and special event guests with a friendly smile and efficient service.
Set up & pack down of tables, wedding ceremonies & event spaces
Canape & table service
Happy and friendly smiling attitude

About you:
A friendly & happy personality and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
Experience with any customer service with food & beverage an advantage
Available for a range of shifts including nights & weekends.
You have a current RSA or willing to obtain
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern suburbs).

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Food & Beverage Attendants

Yarra Valley
Posted 1 month ago

This position has been updated recently.

Full time, part time and casual positions are available.

Benefits:
Consistent and secure hours available from 10 – 38 per week depending on what you are looking for.
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation.
Internal development opportunities to grow within the business.
Excellent workplace wellbeing program as well as recognition program.
BE PART OF THE NEWEST RESTAURANT IN THE YARRA VALLEY!

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).

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.
No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Cellar Door Attendant

Yarra Valley
Posted 1 month ago

Benefits:
Consistent and secure hours available from 10 – 38 per week depending on what you are looking for
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation
Internal development opportunities to grow within the business
Excellent workplace wellbeing program as well as recognition program

The Role:
Cellar Door Attendants will have a hands-on approach to serving our customers with a warm and friendly customer service style.

Host wine tastings for individuals and groups
Promote and sell Balgownie Estate wine and products (including wine clubs)
Strong communication skills
High level of customer service

About you:
Experience working in the wine or hospitality industry
Knowledge of various wines, and how they are produced
A friendly & happy personality and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
Available for a range of shifts including weekends.
You have a current RSA.
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern suburbs).

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Commis Chef

Yarra Valley
Posted 1 month ago

Benefits:
Full time role with ongoing job security
Hourly rates including all penalties paid and additional overtime for hours worked above 76 per fortnight
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation
Internal development opportunities to grow within the business
Excellent workplace wellbeing & recognition program
BE PART OF THE NEWEST RESTAURANT IN THE YARRA VALLEY!

The Role:
The Commis Chef role is a vital part of our kitchen operations where career development, upskilling and training is a prominent part of the role.

Fun & nurturing team environment where creativity is encouraged
A la carte fine dining
Conference & events
Exceptional quality food
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)

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Barista

Bendigo
Posted 1 month ago

Benefits:
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation.
Excellent workplace wellbeing program as well as recognition program.
On the job training and upskilling

The Role:
Balgownie Bendigo is looking for a Barista to work our busy breakfast shifts. The Barista will make up to 80 coffees per shift and have a hands on approach to serving our customers with a warm and friendly customer service style.

Efficient and high quality barista
Make all types of coffee
Strong communication skills
High level of customer service

About you:
Experience making coffee with a triple head coffee machine
A friendly & happy personality and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
Available for a range of shifts including weekends.
You have a current RSA is also desirable

Have reliable transport to and from Maiden Gully and have a Covid 19 Vaccination.

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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