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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.

Chef de Partie

Yarra Valley
Posted yesterday

The Role:
We are looking for a Chef De Partie, or confident Demi Chef, to join our team who has experience and talent within fine dining restaurants. A particular passion for patisserie is advantageous and creativity is necessary. The successful candidate will be motivated to produce high quality and seasonal food, be knowledgeable about food trends, and command consistency.

2-3 years experience in a la carte fine dining
Conference and events experience
Fun and nurturing team
Run a section autonomously; be responsible for ordering and providing leadership to junior members
Ensure compliance with food safety, hygiene and OH&S regulations
Ability to creativity contribute to the menu design. Your ideas are valuable to our success!

The Benefits:
Ongoing Full Time employment with guaranteed 76 hours a fortnight and long term job security
Option to do a 4-day week
Hourly rates plus penalties and overtime

About You:
Have a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or higher
A passion for producing high quality food
A desire to be creative and deliver unique offerings
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)

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